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ATCON Tasks Nigerian Government to Begin Digitizing the Economy | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from the Guardian Nigeria. The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has charged the Federal Government to begin the digitization of the nation’s economy. The association stressed the importance and crucial need for the government to map out fresh plans that would assist the country cope with economic challenges post-COVID-19 pandemic. Olusola Teniola, […]

Opera’s OPay Still Planning African Expansion via Nigerian “Super App” | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from TechCrunch. Opera’s African fintech startup OPay remains committed to building a multi-service super app in Nigeria as the foundation to expand on the continent. OPay will also continue to operate ORide for limited passenger service — though the company is shifting the motorcycle ride-hail operation toward logistics businesses. These updates were offered by […]

Nigerian Man Receives Death Sentence via Zoom – A Look at the Future of Correctional Systems? | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from Innovation in Politics. A man in Nigeria was sentenced to death via the popular video conferencing app Zoom this week – this after courts in Nigeria turn to video-conferencing platforms as the country struggles under nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19. CNN reports that in a virtual court hearing on Monday, Olalekan Hameed was […]

Nigerian Startup Creates 100-Million Naira COVID-19 Payout Fund | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from PalmPay. Africa focused payment startup PalmPay has waived transfer fees in Nigeria and is offering direct payouts to customers who have contracted COVID-19 in the country, according to Tech Crunch. Launched in 2019, and backed by Chinese mobile-phone manufacturer Transsion, PalmPay has created the PalmPay Support Fund. The initiative will start with around […]

Nigerian Tech Innovators Establish COVID-19 Crowdfunded Donation Platform | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from RFI A group of tech innovators have created a crowdfunding platform to receive and distribute relief funds to financially distressed Nigerians. We Are Together is a crowdfunded COVID-19 relief fund for the country. The website was set up in response to the socio-economic distress many Nigerians face as a result of the global […]