Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, launches digital currency eNaira

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched the country’s new digital eNaira currency on Monday as Africa’s largest economy looked to tap into the growing popularity of virtual money and cryptocurrencies.

Nigerian mafia leaders arrested after Hawks swoop in Cape Town

Alleged leaders of a large transnational Nigerian syndicate called the Black Axe were arrested in early morning raids in Cape Town on Tuesday. TimesLIVE understands that six leaders of the Black Axe organised crime group’s Cape Town chapter were arrested in a co-ordinated operation involving the Hawks and US law-enforcement authorities. A seventh member of… Continue reading Nigerian mafia leaders arrested after Hawks swoop in Cape Town