Oyindamola Aje crowned ‘best science student’ in Nigeria

Photo Caption: (L-R) Mr. Aje, father of the winner; Oyindamola Aje, InterswitchSPAK 2.0 winner and Mitchell Elegbe CEO/Founder, Interswitch Group at the finals of the InterswitchSPAK 2.0 held recently in Lagos. Oyindamola Aje, a 16-year-old student of Jesuit Memorial College, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has emerged winner of the second edition of the InterswitchSPAK National Science Competition held in Lagos. He defeated eight other finalists in an intense quiz session to win the grand prize of 7.5 million Naira worth of tertiary education scholarship. This scholarship will spread over five…

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Eclat Healthcare partners Edo State to drive health improvement programme

Interswitch Limited, a leading technology-driven company focused on the digitisation of payments in Nigeria and other countries in Africa, has announced that eClat Healthcare Limited, an Interswitch Group company, has partnered with Edo State in its mission to improve healthcare delivery through technology and innovation. This announcement follows the recent launch of the state’s compulsory healthcare insurance scheme, under the direction of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, recently. This is following the launch of the first phase of disbursement of the BHCPF (Basic Healthcare Provision Fund) to states through the National…

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Interswitch boss mentors young entrepreneurs at CcHUB

Group managing director / founder, Interswitch Group Mitchell Elegbe, has advised business owners to identify problems in their environments and find ways to create solutions for them, noting that businesses earn more by solving real problems. Speaking on Thursday, November 28, 2019 during a Breakfast Chat series at the Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), Yaba, Lagos, Elegbe stressed on the importance of identifying the reason for embarking on a business venture – to solve a problem or make money. He explained that to stand out in business, it is important to identify…

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Verve Global Card expands international acceptance to United Arab Emirates

Verve, a leading payments technology and card business in Africa, held a first transaction event today in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Verve Global cardholders can now use their cards on Discover Global Network to transact in more than 185 countries and territories, including Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The first transaction event took place at Emperor Retail outlet, City Walk by Meraas Al Safa Str. Dubai. Senior executive members of Verve International were joined at the event by key partners including Jerry Fosker, a senior Executive from Discover Global Network, Shamsudeen…

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InterswitchSPAK 2.0 begins airing November 2

Interswitch Group, is set to begin the airing of the InterswitchSPAK 2.0 Television quiz competition on Saturday, November 2, 2019. The transmission will feature the Television quiz show which is a segment of InterswitchSPAK Switch-a-future initiative, a CSR initiative of the company focused on driving increased interest in the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects among Senior Secondary School students across Africa. The competition is focused strictly on SS2 (Year 11) students between the ages of 14-17 years. The quiz competition will be premiered by Africa Magic…

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16-year-old Anumudu wins InterswitchSPAK 1.0 National Science Competition

Sixteen year old Akachukwu Anumudu of Apostolic Faith Secondary School, Anthony, Lagos, on Saturday, February 9, 2019, emerged winner of the first edition of the InterswitchSPAK National Science Competition held in Lagos – Nigeria. He beat eight other contestants in an intense quiz session to win the grand prize of N7.5 million worth of tertiary education scholarship spread over five years, a laptop and a monthly stipend during the course of the scholarship. The first runner-up was 16-year-old Henry Umunna of the Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja. Umunna won N4 million…

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Finals of InterswitchSPAK 1.0 hits airwaves

After 15 weeks of high-octane quiz sessions, extremely entertaining and educative interactions among the students, the grand finale of the InterswitchSPAK 1.0 National Science Competition will be aired on AIT and Africa Magic Channel 154 today, Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 6pm and 7pm respectively. The first edition of the InterswitchSPAK TV Quiz competition, a brainchild of Interswitch Group, a leading Pan-African electronic payment and digital commerce company, debuted on television stations across Africa on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Other television stations on which the show will be aired are:…

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