Nigerian fintech Sparkle and Visa partner to empower Nigerian consumers and SMEs

Sparkle, a digital provider of financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has announced a new partnership with Visa.

Tochukwu Egesi
Tochukwu Egesi

The partnership enables Sparkle to issue Visa cards to its users, benefiting consumers, entrepreneurs and SMEs across Nigeria.

The partnership highlights Sparkle’s commitment to provide top-notch digital solutions on a global scale.

Sparkle Founder, Uzoma Dozie – Photo Credit: Kelechi Amadi-Obi

Via this milestone partnership with Visa, Sparkle customers will have greater freedom and flexibility as to how they make payments. Sparkle customers can receive cross-border remittances from family and friends who are Visa cardholders into their Sparkle Account.

Nigeria In Focus:

Population: 206.6 million (Compared to South Africa's 59.6 million)

GDP: $504.57 billion (Compared to South Africa's $369.85 billion)

GDP Per Capita: $2,465 (Compared to South Africa's $6,193)


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