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30 November 2017
Financial inclusion in Nigeria has been improving, with the adult population being served by financial institutions going from 30 percent in 2011 to 44 percent in 2014, according to the Global Findex. However, large segments of the population remain financially...
Given significant financial sector reforms and private sector innovations, there are encouraging signs that access to finance is poised for growth in Nigeria.
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20 December 2013
Blog Post
In Nigeria, Diamond Bank is using customer insights to design and market a new savings product for women.
04 February 2013
Blog Post
In 2012, the Nigerian government set formal targets for financial inclusion and aims to bring down financial exclusion to 20% by 2020.
08 March 2016
Blog Post
Even though Nigeria has a higher level of financial inclusion than Sub-Saharan Africa across three of five indicators, the gender gap in Nigeria is higher. What can be done to lower the barriers to female financial inclusion?
12 November 2015
Blog Post
The Better than Cash Alliance released two studies covering Nigeria's journey from cash to digital payments. Digital payments are passing a tipping point in Nigeria's corporate sector, with 61% of salaries from large companies paid electronically.
16 November 2011
Blog Post
Since 2002, FinMark Trust has promoted FinScope, a research tool to address the need for credible information that could facilitate evidence-based financial sector development.
28 May 2013
Blog Post
A Microinsurance Country Diagnostic in Nigeria revealed that while there is a huge opportunity for the development of a microinsurance market, low-income people in the country have limited knowledge of insurance and the value it can deliver.
This survey explored the agricultural and nonagricultural activities, financial practices and interests, and challenges and aspirations of over 3,300 smallholder families throughout Nigeria.
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Temitope Akin-Fadeyi

Temitope Akin-Fadeyi is the Head of Financial Inclusion Secretariat at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). She also serves as the Secretary to the National Financial Inclusion Governing Committees and Coordinator; Financial Inclusion Working Groups focused on Products, Channels, Literacy...