Bringing financial services to Nigeria’s unbanked population
15 February 2018 | 11:21 am
Nigeria's financial inclusion strategy aims to have 80 percent of the population financially included by 2020. However, according to the Lagos Business School, 48.4 percent of Nigerians were still unbanked as at 2016.
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