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In what ways has internet connectivity in Nigeria impacted the payments industry and the adoption of cashless payment options?


While the Covid-19 pandemic rapidly accelerated a worldwide trend of digital transformation, inadequate infrastructure has hampered the shift in many emerging economies, limiting their capacity to fully capitalise on the opportunities stemming from the disruption. As such, it is necessary for public and private actors to collaborate on closing...


Nigeria is one of Africa’s largest ICT markets in terms of its share of telecoms subscribers and internet users, according to the US International Trade Administration. The ICT sector is a critical driver of non-oil growth and a significant contributor to the country’s GDP. Furthermore, it is an enabler for digitalisation and the development...

Chapter | ICT from The Report: Nigeria 2022

Nigeria is one of Africa’s largest ICT markets in terms of its share of telecoms subscribers and internet users, and this sector is set to grow in 2021, even as other areas of the economy remain constrained by the pandemic. ICT is being prioritised as part of the country’s longer-term goal of developing a digital economy supported by its large, youthful population. Indeed, the government has...

With a population of over 200m, Nigeria is a large and diversified economy, despite the government’s reliance on oil and gas revenue. While the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent oil price crash caused a contraction in economic growth in 2020, it also led to rapid digitalisation across commerce, education and communication. This shift is expected to put Nigeria in a favourable position for recovery in the medium term.

Trinidad and Tobago's pre-pandemic ICT policy included an ambitious digitalisation drive to foster economic development and advance digital government.

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