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Explained: All the risk associated with investing in Cryptocurrency by Manasseh Egedegbe

Disclosure: I hold cryptocurrencies. I may be a little biased when it comes to cryptocurrencies, but whenever I talk to an audience about it, I...

These are the 5 ways you can keep your cryptocurrencies safe

The rapid rise in the price of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoins has attracted lots of attention – both positive and...

Step by step guide on how to buy Bitcoin if you are in Nigeria

This article is for anyone who is interested in buying bitcoin for the very first time. It is a practical guide and from someone...

A looming bubble? … As the Bitcoin hits $10,000.

The series of attacks on the “people’s currency” by several credible international banks should naturally cause the digital currency to witness a downtrend. However, the...

Bitcoin hits all time high of $10,000: Buy/Sell/Hold ?

Cryptocurrency markets have been in a frenzy since the price of bitcoin today  hit an all time high of $10,000 Cryptocurrency market capitalization (...

Blockchain: Modex adds top advisor from Google

Modex, the smart contract marketplace, has announced the signing of Google executive as its latest advisor. Onur Bildik, a Google seasoned business professional, advises...

10 facts you probably don’t know about bitcoin

Bitcoins have been generating a buzz over the past few years; smashing records and reaching all time price highs. However, opinion worldwide as to...

Why the price of bitcoin has taken a new height

Last week bitcoin hit an all time high of $7447 last week, and has shown no signs of dropping below the $7000 mark.  Year...

Bitcoin has been hard forked again

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts around the world, paid rapt attention to news of another hardfork of bitcoin, called Bitcoin Gold. An earlier fork this year, lead...
Bitcoin exchange for Nigeria is up and running

Boost Your Investment Performance through Smart Trading in Bitcoin

Crypto currencies are the biggest craze in financial markets right now, for good reason. It’s almost impossible to be in finance in 2017 and...

This central bank governor calls cryptocurrencies a ponzi scheme

Brazilian central bank governor Ilan Goldfjan has called cryptocurrencies a ponzi scheme. He however said there was a need to distinguish the currencies from...

Another Bank CEO reveals his thoughts on Bitcoin

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has revealed his thoughts on bitcoin saying he was undecided about the cryptocurrency​. Blankfein made the statement in a...
Bitcoin exchange for Nigeria is up and running

Nigeria has launched its own Bitcoin exchange service

After 4 months of development and testing, a team of Nigeria-based programmers lead by Timi Ajiboye have launched dedicated Bitcoin exchange for Africa. The...

These universities are now offering courses on cryptocurrencies

Several Russian universities have added courses on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology to their syllabi. Saint Petersburg State University of Economics will add teaching on...

More knocks for bitcoin

Criticism of bitcoin by the financial community seems to be unending, as Ray Dalio has said bitcoin markets are in a bubble. Dalio made...
Bitcoin exchange for Nigeria is up and running

This Bank CEO is unhappy with bitcoin

Jamie Dimon, Chief Executive of JP Morgan, has voiced concerns about bitcoin, essentially calling it a scam. Dimon made the remarks at an investor...

This move by China has affected cryptocurrency prices

Recent moves by China have lead to a drop in cryptocurrency prices. A committee set up by the Chinese Central Bank has placed an...

4 emotions Nigerian cryptocurrency traders have almost everyday

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulators have continually warned against the acquisition of cryptocurrencies by Nigerians over...

This stock exchange may be the first to start trading bitcoin soon

A Russian based stock exchange MTCEX is concluding plans for a platform to trade cryptocurrencies. Trading on the exchange will however be limited to...

3 alternatives to bitcoins

Though the world may be going gaga about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, in Nigeria, its price is beyond the reach of the average investor. One...

FLASH: Nearly N1 billion worth of bitcoin was traded in Nigeria last week

In a sign of growing adoption of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, a report from Cointelegraph states that $3 million worth of bitcoin was traded...

ICOs may be causing a cryptocurrency bubble

As the price of bitcoin recovers lost ground, experts have warned that the cryptocurrency market could be heading for a bubble due to the...

ICE3X exchange introduces Naira-Ethereum Trading

ICE3X, a cryptocurrency exchange based in South Africa has announced direct Naira Ethereum trading. This means customers will no longer have to convert their...

The impending fork that’s crashing bitcoin prices explained

The Fork in simple 'English' is a technical term used to describe an option to choose between an update to the application code that...

This is why August 1 is a key date in the crypto world

For cryptocurrency investors and traders, August 1 is a date they have kept  marked in their diaries. August 1 is the date that has...

Another 3 Risks to note when investing in cryptocurrencies

The whole world seems to be a buzz with crypto talk, and Nigeria is not left out. Ponzi schemes now promise fabulous returns from...

Cryptocurrency: 6 risks you need to know about

If you have investing about N1 million in bitcoins in January this year, chances are that the investing will be worth about N2.6 million...

Reps have waded into N12 billion cryptocurrency mess

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NDIC Calls Bitcoins, Block Chain “Ponzi Schemes”

Nairametrics| The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, has cautioned Nigerians against investing their hard earned funds in certain cooperative contributory schemes that had gone...