Author: Fasilat Rauf

Gone are those days when, as a lad, you visit a game shop, pay to play PS games and either win or lose. These games not only give you a sense of superiority but relationship and an opportunity to mingle among your peers. The emergence of blockchain technology, has once again, placed its fangs into the game world with the introduction of NFTs games. Anything that involves making money is never out of sight. If you are a game lover with an interest in the emerging economy, you might want to check out some of these 5 NFTs online video…

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You were probably awe-struck last week when Davido began a call for a donation for his birthday. If you weren’t, or you probably don’t know the full details of what happened, let’s wind back the tide of time. Last week Wednesday, November 17th, David Adeleke (aka Davido) playfully called on his friends, well-wishers and associates to donate 1 Million Naira each into his Wema bank account. He stated that he hoped to make 100 Million Naira in total to clear his Rolls Royce from port to celebrate his 29th birthday. Like a bee to honey, his friends swarmed around him…

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Blockchain technology is taking the world by storm with massive leaps into various fields such as the arts, sports, real estate, finance and now gaming. The first NFT game propped up in 2017 in a Crypto Kitties video game and a pixel art CryptoPunks giveaway. It gained short term popularity and went back into its shell during the 2018 crash. A new wave began later till date. This article explores NFT-based online video games. Enjoy! NFT-based Online Video Games explained Non-Fungible Token (NFT) are proof of ownership of digital assets. It’s equivalent to having copyright over a piece: artwork, music,…

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Image Credits: Forbes (Image Modified) The rapid rise in circulation of stablecoins over the past couple of years and the popularity of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) of various countries has raised questions on what the outcome of both would be in future. While cryptocurrency is reputable for its innovation in ushering in a new era of financial inclusion, it is, however, not without its shortcomings as various countries are beginning to clamp down on it. This article explores the meaning of both currencies, the relationship and the likely co-existence of both in the future. Let’s dive straight into it.…

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As the meme coin, Shiba Inu (Shib), experienced a 50% crash, questions on the lips of most #ShibArmy and intending investors is whether the coin hype train has finally come to end thereby questioning earlier hype of SHIB as being the Doge killer. SHIB has been making crazy moves within the last few weeks- breaking new all-time high in what seemed like harvest period for #ShibArmy. One of such leapfrog moves is an all-time high of $0.00008876 while crashing the top ten to replace Doge coin in the process. Since the momentum that occurred early last week, SHIB has experienced…

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We are in the world of continuous globalisation: things continue to change as new markets emerge. For those that have an eye for innovation, they identify these new markets and key into it immediately before it becomes a popular business. No doubt, the block chain technology and the creation of Bitcoin are innovations that tend to escape the gaze of an average investor/entrepreneur if only Satoshi Nakamoto did not expose the possibility. One of the recent innovations in the crypto industry is the Ethereum domain. You might have come across names that have ‘.eth’ attached to them. This article gives…

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According to Governor Godwin Emefiele, the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) digital currency, the eNaira, which was officially revealed on Monday, has garnered immense interest and a positive response from both within and beyond Nigeria, with 33 banks fully integrated on the platform. The CBN has successfully minted $500 million, with N200 million going to financial institutions, according to Emefiele, who spoke at President Buhari’s historic launch in Abuja. In addition, over 2,000 clients have been added to the eNaira platform, and over 120 merchants have successfully enrolled. Since its launch, the eNaira website has had approximately 2.5 million daily…

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Jelurida Africa, the regional arm of the blockchain organization behind Ardor, Ignis has announced the date it would host an East Africa Blockchain Expedition. According to a press release, the multi-country expedition, whose objective is to educate and promote blockchain technology among public and private sector in East Africa will start on October 23. According to the press release, the expedition will start in Zanzibar, Tanzania before it continues to other East African countries such as Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zibabwe, and Tanzania. In order to promote blockchain education, the group will organze meetups in universites, financial institutions…

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Source: World Atlas At a meeting that was held in Washington, yesterday, October 13, G7 leaders discussed central bank digital currency and endorsed 13 public policy principles with regards to their implementation. The financial leaders from G7 agreed that CBDCs would complement cash and should not be detrimental to the monetary system. The G7 leaders have been discussing CBDCs this week concluding that they should do no harm and meet rigorous standards. It should be noted that G7 includes finance leaders in advanced economic nations comprising of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.S and the U.K. the G7 leaders…

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On Thursday, September 23rd, Twitter announced a new feature that allows users to tip their most favoured content creators using Bitcoin. This new feature will allow Twitter influencers and content creators to earn money from anywhere in the world without any forms of geographical restrictions. To achieve this, Twitter partnered with Strike, a platform built on Bitcoin Lighting Network. A tiny money icon, which if turned on, would appear on the creator’s profile, informing others that the user is accepting Bitcoin tips. This new feature will be available on IOS devices and later allowed o Android users. Twitter is not…

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