ITU Telecom World 2018

VoguePay to fly Nigeria’s flag at the Telecom World 2018  in South Africa.

(Last Updated On: September 13, 2018)



Lagos, Nigeria – September, 10th 2018VoguePay has been selected by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, as one of the 6 startups to fly Nigeria’s flag at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2018  in Durban, South Africa.

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, selected VoguePay and 5 other startups to fly Nigeria’s flag at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2018. The event, holding in Durban, South Africa is a gathering of the leading influential figures from government, corporate bodies and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to accelerate ICT innovation, explore partnership solutions and investment opportunities.


The theme for this year’s event is “Innovation for Smarter Digital Development”.

VoguePay will fly Nigeria’s flag as one of the 6 startups to exhibit in the Nigeria pavilion at the event. Michael Simeon, CEO of Voguepay commended NCC for the selection process. He noted that VoguePay will do the country proud at the event and use the opportunity to showcase its innovative , secure payment processing solution to a global audience and pull them in to do business in Africa.

The director of business development of VoguePay, Mohammed Ibrahim Jega will be part of the startups delegation that comprise VoguePay, Farmcrowdy, Prepclass, Dropque, Wesabi and Zenafri.

They will join the Nigerian delegation led by Communications Minister, Chief Abdulraheem Adebayo Shittu; the Chairman of NCC Board, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye; Nigeria’s Chief Telecoms Regulator and Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta.

Quam Ojikutu, VoguePay’s COO appreciated the opportunity to be part of Nigeria delegation to South Africa. He noted that like the numerous award recognitions, this gesture is a validation of the impact of VoguePay, particularly in helping small businesses sell to a global audience.  

He noted that the company will continue to innovate.

About VoguePay

VoguePay is a leading global online payment processor that enables individuals and businesses to send and receive payment from local and international customers in dollars, euros, rands, cedis, naira and bitcoin payments.

This cross-currency payment gateway enables VoguePay to offer local businesses the capacity to facilitate cross-border transactions easily and securely in order to improve their revenues.  


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