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With only 3 days before the commencement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Nigeria’s foremost sports management and media firm — Making of Champions Limited (MoC) — has announced leading payments & mobile money company Paga, as the official sponsor of MoC’s live coverage of the Tokyo Olympic Games scheduled to hold from 23rd July — 8th August 2021 at Tokyo, Japan.

MoC has built a reputation in Africa and across the globe, providing world-class media coverage at over 10 major competitions since 2014, including Rio Olympics, 3 World Championships (Beijing 2015, London 2017, Doha 2019), 3 African Championships (Marrakech 2014…

With only 4 days before the commencement of the MoC Relays, Nigeria’s foremost sports management and media firm — Making of Champions Limited (MoC) — have announced leading payments & mobile money company Paga as the lead sponsor of the event slated to hold on Sunday, June 27th at the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria.

Following the great success of previous Olympic qualifying competitions such as the BetKing/3rd MoC Grand Prix in March and AFN/MoC Invitational in May 2021, the Paga/MoC Relays seeks to enable Relay & Individual Athletes from across Nigeria and all over Africa to qualify for…

Overpayment Scams: How They Work, And How To Avoid Them

You are probably aware of different kinds of scams, from Ponzi schemes to debit card fraud, but because we care, we want to explain a recent scam method known as the Overpayment Scam.

These days where all you need to run a business is an Instagram account, online vendors are the most common victims of this scam.

Here is how they do it:

- A vendor is contacted by the scammer, who indicates interest in a product, then uses a stolen debit card to pay more than the agreed amount.

We know that sometimes living in Nigeria feels a little difficult, and the things we see on the news do not help matters.

It’s very tempting to pick up a passport, find a way to Murtala Muhammed Airport, and jump on a plane out of the country…

But before you make that move, think twice, in fact, think three times. You will really, really miss Nigeria if you decide to japa, and here are five reasons why:

  1. The Food: If not for anything else, you will miss all the mouth-watering dishes that form an important part of Nigerian culture. Our…

We know, we were curious too…

Until we took time to watch the game again, and break it down in bits.

It probably sounds very cliche, like, Monday-morning-on-LinkedIn kind of cliche to try drawing out life lessons from a 90-minute game of football, but the truth is that we learned a number of things from seeing The Blues nullify their counterparts on a cold Saturday night. We want to share, and we hope you find them useful:

  1. Trust your guts: Few days before the game, a video surfaced of Manchester City’s coach, Pep Guardiola, discussing what Chelsea’s game plan would…

The Importance of Rest — Purposed and Deliberate.

We’ve been hard wired by societal norms to think that rest is for those who are not busy. Me? Not busy? That’s an abomination! We fill every waking second with activity. We sometimes fail to check whether all the movement is even in the right direction. We tell ourselves -do not stand still else you will be run over and fail at everything.

Rest in today’s world is even more important than ever before. Do you know lack of sleep will kill you faster than lack of food? Read that again. So…

Paga: Challenging the Norms; Creating a New Future of Female Leaders.

Gender plays a significant role in defining leadership roles and determining the quality of services in organizations. Gender refers to social traits of men and women that range from norms and relationships to roles which studies have revealed to affect people’s perceptions. Leadership, on the other hand, refers to practical skills incorporating the ability of an individual to guide others towards attaining a common objective. These structures, relations, and social roles influence people’s activities and approaches to handle challenges. …

by Sola Boladuro

I’ll start with one of Tayo’s frequently used quote, “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far go together”. We all know businesses are more successful when they focus on their customers and put them at the heart of all they do! There are different ways of doing that, from offering products or services that customers want to buy, to ensuring a seamless customer journey and fast resolution of any issues. True customer focus means operational efficiency: teamwork and cooperation to provide a positive customer experience.

So where do bees come in?

I recently…

As a tech-savvy millennial constantly making use of FinTech platforms, you must have come across the KYC requirement at least once in your life and probably wondered what it represented and/or meant.

Look no further, the KYC is basically an acronym for “Know Your Customer”. It refers to a process that banks, FinTechs and all other providers of financial services need to engage in, in order to verify the authenticity of users on their platform.

The KYC requirement is a compulsory practice put in place by the regulatory institution responsible for monitoring the actions of financial service providers in a…

Place your bets when your wallet is funded

In case you missed it, Betway is available on Paga!

As an official payments partner for Betway, Paga is facilitating wallet funding for Betway users by leveraging our digital payments technology. We are proud to be playing such an important role in Betway’s mission to build a digitized sports betting company by offering a secure payments platform for users to fund their Betway account seamlessly.

Here’s how it works

  1. Download/Log in to the Paga App
  2. Select ‘Pay Bill’
  3. Enter ‘Betway’ in the ‘Search Biller’ box
  4. Enter your ‘Betway’ account number
  5. Enter Amount
  6. Review details and pay

You can also walk into any of our…


Paga is Nigeria’s leading mobile money company. We are enabling people to digitally send and receive money, and creating simple financial access for everyone.

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