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Today's podcast was choke-full of news and the editorial team definitely had a lot to say.
From The Nigeria Data Protection Bureau's investigation of Philps Consulting and UBA to the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems (NIBBS) report on an increase in e-payment transactions to YouTube plans to launch a streaming marketplace and Signal's privacy breach, today's episode was packed.
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1:31 - Nigeria Data Protection Bureau investigates United Bank for Africa
14:57 - E-payment transactions increase by 40% in Nigeria
24:05 - YouTube plans to launch a streaming marketplace
29:00 - Bolt no longer offers personal rides in Tanzania
32:27 - 1,900 Signal users exposed to data breach
This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and edited by Múyìwá Mátùlúkò
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