Yvonne Okoro

Yvonne Okoro

Financial Sector Communications

Cash remains KING in Nigeria

Cash remains KING in Nigeria
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Cash is a chosen form of payment, and its level of penetration continues to undermine efforts to enhance the country’s digital payment system infrastructure.

Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro
Financial inclusion
X-ray:  The reasons behind Nigeria's Low Financial Inclusion

X-ray: The reasons behind Nigeria's Low Financial Inclusion
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Financial exclusion is a global challenge, and Nigeria is not left out with a financial exclusion rate of over 40%. It is high compared to other African countries.

Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro
Financial inclusion
Four Ways Fintechs are Driving Financial Inclusion in Nigeria

Four Ways Fintechs are Driving Financial Inclusion in Nigeria
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Beyond Financial Inclusion, Fintech solutions through simplification and innovation, are enabling customers access financial services at optimised costs.

Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro
Digital inclusion
Five Actions that can Enhance Nigeria’s Digital Financial Services Landscape

Five Actions that can Enhance Nigeria’s Digital Financial Services Landscape
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A concentrated effort by all stakeholders to address structural challenges is required to capture a greater share of Nigeria's $50bn Digital Financial Services opportunity...

Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro
Financial inclusion
Comparing Nigeria and Ghana's Framework for Women Financial Inclusion.

Comparing Nigeria and Ghana's Framework for Women Financial Inclusion.
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This article compares Nigeria’s strategic approach for driving gender-inclusive access to finance, vis-à-vis Ghana’s approach.

Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro
Financial inclusion
I Asked Nigerians if they Trust Nigerian Banks and Fintechs.

I Asked Nigerians if they Trust Nigerian Banks and Fintechs.
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The results were unprecedented, 57% of Nigerians DO NOT trust Nigerian banks or Fintechs.

Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro
Financial inclusion
Here are the Winners of the Fintech4wd Ideathon Contest Organized by EFInA

Here are the Winners of the Fintech4wd Ideathon Contest Organized by EFInA
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Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access (EFInA) is pleased to announce the finalists from the recently concluded Fintech4wd Ideathon that challenged innovators to propose ideas to catalyze financial services access for microenterprises during COVID-19.

Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro
Financial inclusion
The Role of Communication in Promoting Financial Inclusion in Nigeria.

The Role of Communication in Promoting Financial Inclusion in Nigeria.
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While some other countries like Kenya and China have crossed the line from Financial inclusion into the world of financial deepening, Nigeria is still on its quest to achieve financial inclusion.

Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro
Financial inclusion