‘It was a blast!’ Kudos, encomiums as Borderless 1.0 maiden conference holds (Photos)

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Following the successful hosting of the inaugural Borderless 1.0 Conference in Port Hacourt, Rivers state, encomiums and accolades has been showered on the organisers by participants and stakeholders in the technology ecosystem in the country. Taking to social media to speak on the conference, Intagram user with the handle @pri.midac …

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‘Deepening knowledge’ Cyberchain to hold talks on cybersecurity, blockchain with Abuja, Lagos Oct. 22, Nov. 12

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In a bid to deepen knowledge on cybersecurity and Blockchain technology across Nigeria, Cyberchain, a decentralised, brand-neutral and people-focused company is set to host a conference at Abuja on the 22nd of October at NAF Conference Centre, Kado, Abuja Nigeria. This follows a string of conferences it has held in …

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‘We can’t allow it’ MailChimp suspends accounts of crypto-related content creators, media

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Popular email marketing platform, Mailchimp, has been suspending the accounts of crypto-related content creators and media outlets this week. The list of affected customers includes self-custody crypto wallet, Edge, crypto intelligence firm Messari, Decrypt, and so on, which had been using Mailchimp for its newsletter for more than four years. …

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‘Regulate crypto now’ SiBAN president advocates for CBN collaboration on regulate blockchain tech (Photos)

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The President of the Stakeholders in Blockchain technology Association of Nigeria (SiBAN), Mr. Senator Ihenyen has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria as well as other critical stakeholders in the financial sector in the country to navigate the way forward in regulating the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. Speaking at …

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‘Take advantage’ CryptoPreacher reveals there’s more to cryptocurrency than trading

Beyond trading, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology offers several vistas of opportunities Nigerians can take advantage of to better their lives. This submission was made by the cryptocurrency and alternative finance expert, Rume Ophi when he fielded questions on the current state of the market with journalists recently in Lagos. Ophi, …

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‘To be or not?’ Crypto enthusiasts await CBN’s response to new SEC regulation

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent rules to regulate digital assets including cryptocurrencies in Nigeria have brought the CBN’s stance on digital assets into doubt. The SEC’s action effectively legalizes digital assets such as cryptocurrencies and NFTs in Nigeria, where the central bank had imposed an indefinite prohibition ascribing them …

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‘First trade’ sells Meta Cricket Leagues’ 55,000 NFTs in 9 minutes, an international gaming non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace by GuardianLink, sold 55,000 Meta Cricket League (MCL) collectibles within nine minutes of the launch on Friday. The first NFT which marked GuardianLink’s foray into the AI-powered metaverse game saw traffic of a million enthusiasts. GuardianLink is an ecosystem technology framework Meta …

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‘Over $500k worth lost’ Twizt used for crypto attacks in Nigeria, Ethopia, others

Check Point Research has discovered new attacks targeting cryptocurrency users in Ethiopia, Nigeria, India and 93 other countries. The cybercriminals behind the attacks are using a variant of the Phorpiex botnet — which Check Point called “Twizt” — to steal cryptocurrency through a process called “crypto clipping.” Because of the …

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‘Needs investigating’ Probe rising crypto adoption despite restrictions, expert tasks senate

An expert on Cryptocurrency and alternative finance has called on the Nigerian Senate to tour the path of their counterparts in other climes to investigate the rising adoption of cryptocurrency in Nigeria despite clampdowns on accounts associated with cryptocurrency transactions by the CBN, instead of allowing things as they currently …

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