Leading application to send and receive payments in Nigeria, with more than 8.4 million users.
Founded in 2009 with the simple belief that technology can transform lives by delivering universal access to financial services, Paga is now the top mobile payment service in Nigeria, used by more than 12 million individual users, while employing nearly 22,000 Paga agents. Anyone with a mobile phone can send money to the recipient's mobile phone number which can then be collected either through a Paga agent or an ATM without the use of a card. Paga can also be used for airtime credits, bill payments, and retail. The company is constantly evolving to bridge the gap between commerce, financial services, and economic development within Nigeria's emerging economy.
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November 12, 2014
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April 5, 2022
In an exclusive with TechCabal, Paga CEO Tayo Oviosu reflects on growth so far and the next phase for one of Africa’s earliest fintechs.Read on TechCabal »
April 28, 2020
Kezia Agbenyega wonders what it will be like to live in a digital, cashless economy. Three days after Ghana recorded its first two cases of the coronavirus on March 12, her bank temporarily shut...Read on TechCabal »
April 15, 2020
Nigeria mobile wallet provider Paga partnered software company SystemSpecs, a move initially said to ease ...Read on Mobile World Live »
March 8, 2020
Visa has entered a partnership with Nigeria based startup Paga on payments and technology. Founded in Lagos, Paga scaled its fintech business in West Africa, before targeting expansion in Ethiopia...Read on TechCrunch »
September 6, 2018
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