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Month: January 2022

Just In: Zenith Bank Reportedly Closing Crypto Related Bank Accounts

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Unconfirmed reports circulating at moment has it that Zenith Bank is freezing accounts of crypto traders who purchased crypto directly with their Zenith Bank accounts on KuCoin and Binance exchanges. The circulating notice reads; “If you used your ZENITH Bank…

News Alert: Hackers Stole $15M Worth of Ethereum From Crypto.com

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A Blockchain monitoring firm Watcher Guru has announced that a hacker stole 4.5k Ethereum said to worth $15 million in latest crypto heist of 2022. During the early hours of Monday after users complained about suspicious activity on their accounts,…

Codefest: NITDA Holds Hackathons In Three States.

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The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) under the supervision of the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy through its subsidiary, the National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (NCAIR) is to host 3 editions of the NITDA HACKATHON in…

Top Ten Africa’s Crypto Exchanges

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In Africa, crypto adoption has grown exponentially. According to Chainalysis report on Africa, the growth measured in terms of value received over the years is an estimated 1200%. Crypto in Africa has gone mainstream as many fintech entrepreneurs in Africa…

Africa’s Most Followed Crypto Twitter Influencers.

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A major key to understanding and optimising crypto trading complexities is the ability to identify, know and follow trends in crypto. This article will take a look at the role Twitter influencers has played in defining cryptocurrency trends among Africans…

LAPLAP, a Social Platform of GameFi, on How It Could Revolutionise Gaming Again

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On January 15, some community members of Gamefi’s LAPLAP social platform were interviewed by Nigerian media outlet DiutoCoinNews.   Laplap is a #PublishToEarn Web3 player ecosystem that leads players to discover good Gamefi projects.  The core anonymous team of Laplap comes…

Man Claims He Sold His Kidney For Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT.

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In what might be the craziest thing seen on NFT space,a Twitter user claimed that he sold one of his kidneys to buy one of the revered Bored Ape Yacht Club BAYC NFT collections. “BAYC is a collection of 10,000…

First Cryptocurrency ATM Begins Operation in Uruguay, Supports Five Cryptos.

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The first cryptocurrency ATM machine has been installed in Uruguay, developed as a joint initiative between Urubit and Inbierto, two national crypto companies. This is pioneering development for the country, which according to estimated statistics has between 40K and 50K…

Giveaway BTC Scammer Stole $1.12 Million Worth Of BTC: Whale Alert.

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Foremost crypto transaction tracker, Whale Alert has reported what it called ” single largest payment ever to a fake Giveaway” a transaction of 26 Bitcoin paid into account of confirmed Michael Saylor Giveaway scam today. Whale Alert on Twitter made…

Tether Freezes $150M Worth Of Native Stablecoin USDT. What Does This Entail ?

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Popular stablecoin issuer Tether suspended three Ethereum addresses over the week, holding over $160 million worth of USDT, according to data from Etherscan.The three accounts will now not be able to move funds.The three accounts will now not be able to…