Epayment Trends


The Ecobank Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR, a mobile payment solution, across 33 African countries. This new agreement will give Ecobank the scale and capacity to achieve its 100 million customer ambition in a profitable and sustainable way by 2020. The MoU signals the largest Masterpass […]
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Instant fund transfer tops e-payment transactions with N22.6trn in 8 months

Instant electronic fund transfer, otherwise known as instant payments (NIPs), seems to be the darling of Nigerians when it comes to alternative cash payments in the country as about N22.6trillion passed through the platform in eight months. Industry figures obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), from January to August 2016, show that Point […]
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In July, Nigerians Transacted N59bn via PoS Alone.

According to the Nigeria Inter–Bank Settlement System (NIBSS), the value of transactions recorded in July alone via PoS merchants across the country rose to N59 billion representing a N4 billion increase. The volumes of transactions were recorded from over 62,000 active terminals out of the 121,785 POS terminals deployed. According to  Mrs. Regha Onajite, chief […]
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