12SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr According to research conducted by Strategy Analytics and reported by NFC World, more than 100 million people will make an NFC (near-field communication) mobile payment in 2016. And within five years, the value of transactions conducted via NFC handsets will skyrocket to an estimated $240 billion.Digital wallets, such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay, sit squarely at the center of this growing market. And while the experts agree that all roads lead to a future economy that revolves around mobile, consumers to-date have been slow to embrace mobile payments, due at least in part to their perception that the technology is not secure.In fact, Raddon Financial Group research published in CU Today reveals that 56 percent of smartphone owners surveyed won’t make a mobile payment today over perceived security concerns.The reality is that the tokenization technology securing Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay transactions very effectively protects consumers from card fraud – and much more effectively than swiping a physical card, something consumers do routinely without hesitation. continue reading »
Following Supreme Court FC of Abuja, withdrawal from the tournament, the organizers have replaced the Apex Boys with the Nigeria Professional Football League side.Supreme Court was reported to have withdrew from the tournament due to unwarranted circumstances.“We have been consulting with all the teams we invited, but Supreme Court won’t be participating due to unwarranted circumstances. We understand the teams’ position and make them sure that in future tournaments we will give them the opportunity to participate.”“We were unable to resist Wikki Tourists, when they showed interest to be part of the tourney,” Tunde Shamsudeen, the General Coordinator of the tourney said.Group AKano Pillars FCFC EbedeiMFM FCSunshine Stars FCNiger TornadoesGroup BEnyimba Int’l FCLobi StarsRemo StarsCrown FCWikki TouristsShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Nigeria’s CAF Confederation Cup representative, Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi, have shown interest to be part of the fourth edition of Gold Cup Pre-Season Tournament.The Nigeria’s first pre-season tournament is set to begin next Friday November 25 through December 4, at the Otunba Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu-Ode.