Nigeria

Unpacking the Potential of Blockchain and Infrastructure in Africa

The vast swathes of Africa’s fertile lands may ultimately prove a central arena for the ground-up development of innovative digital…

Wifi Sharing Platform Wicrypt Gets Government Grant in Nigeria

A crypto startup providing wifi hotspot sharing services in Nigeria has won funding from the country’s telecom regulator. Wicrypt placed…

Whenever Bitcoin Prices Go Up or Down, Google Searches Soar

Last month, the value of Bitcoin (BTC) nosedived to around the $6,500 mark after having stayed above the $8,000 threshold…

Crypto in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges, Explained

Advocates say there are many issues beyond currency volatility where crypto and blockchain could make a difference. Aside from remittances…

Crypto Exchange Binance Adds First Fiat Trading Pair, CEO Hints More Will Follow

Binance has added its first fiat currency trading pair. Nigerian users of the platform will now be able to deposit…

Eyeing African Market, Binance Adds Nigerian Fiat-to-Crypto Gateway

Binance has added a fiat-to-crypto gateway for Nigeria’s Niara (NGN), the company said. Facilitated by payments network Flutterwave, the addition…

Users of Nigeria-Based Crypto Wallet Lose $1M in Alleged Exit Scam

Users of Nigeria-based Satowallet have lost $1 million due to an alleged exit scam Source: Cointelegraph.com

Nigerian Crypto Educator Returns $80K in Bitcoin Received by Mistake

Keith Mali Chung — the co-founder and president of African blockchain firm Loopblock Network — has returned almost $80,000 worth…

Africa Using Blockchain to Drive Change: Nigeria and Kenya, Part One

Blockchain adoption in Africa is on the rise. From transportation to the gaming and lottery industries, reports of companies utilizing…

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