Nigeria

Africa Is Experiencing a Crypto Renaissance

Crypto adoption is making significant advances in Africa, with crypto ownership, trade volume, and regulation all moving toward...

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 dig...

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 for a...

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 ...

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

Nigerian crypto wallet Satowallet has allegedly pulled off a $1 million exit scam, while the firm cites an unexplained OVH data...
September 27, 2019
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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 wort...

Nigeria and Kenya, Part One

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

Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation Warns Against Crypto Dependency

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), a federal insurance overseer and safety net provider, has issued a public war...

Prominent Nigerian Politician Calls for Legal Framework for Cryptocurrencies

Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, has called for a substantive legal framework for crypt...

Young Africa Looks to Crypto for Payment

Data from Google Trends shows that Lagos, Nigeria ranks as the number one city based on the volume of online searches for Bitco...
April 14, 2019
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