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Stakeholder urges swift implementation of Nigeria’s blockchain policy

A stakeholder in the blockchain and fintech ecosystem has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to implement regulations that will foster the widespread integration of the approved blockchain policy in the country. The National Blockchain Policy offers economic growth, job creation, and financial inclusion potential. The President of the Stakeholders

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Linear Finance faces security breach, takes swift action to rectify

Hong Kong-based defi protocol Linear Finance reported a security breach that drained its Linear USD token’s liquidity on PancakeSwap and Ascendex platforms. Hong Kong‘s burgeoning defi ecosystem faced a significant setback this week as Linear Finance, one of its leading protocols, came under an unexpected attack. In an incident that jolted the

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SWIFT Expands CBDC Interoperability Testing with Three Central Banks

SWIFT has been actively involved in various CBDC-related projects, including a wholesale CBDC initiative in collaboration with the New York Federal Reserve Bank, utilizing a regulated liability network. SWIFT, a prominent bank messaging platform connecting over 11,500 financial institutions worldwide, announced that three banks have joined the beta phase of its

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SWIFT enrolls 3 central banks in CBDC interoperability beta test, expands sandbox

Three central banks have joined the beta phase of bank messaging platform SWIFT’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) interoperability project, the company announced Sept. 13. It has also entered a new phase of sandbox testing, it said.The Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the Central Bank of Kazakhstan and an unnamed central

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