Meet Hafsah El-Yakubu: The young Nigerian aspiring to Transform Tech recruitment through her platform Maha Tech.

As a tech entrepreneur hailing from Northern Nigeria, one of the primary challenges we face is the shortage of tech talent in the region. This scarcity not only poses a hurdle for local businesses but also impedes the growth and success of startups aiming to establish a foothold in the tech industry.  Meet Hafsah El-Yakubu, […]

The Almajiri Crisis Lingers with No End in Sight

Image source: Pexel Northern Nigeria, endowed with extensive human and material resources, regrettably remains underexploited. Despite its considerable potential, the region grapples with challenges such as poverty, illiteracy, and the escalating threat of terrorism. Within this somber context, the predicament of almajiri children serves as a poignant reminder of unmet promises in the region. The […]

Unraveling the recent NIBSS Memo that rattled Nigerian Fintechs

Written by: Oluwatobiloba Onigbogi Esq, Photo sourced from: energepic.com The decision to disconnect these entities from the NIP Outwards System stems from concerns about compliance with CBN guidelines.  On December 5, 2023, the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) released a memo that sparked confusion for stakeholders in the fintech and banking industry. For context, NIBSS is a […]