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USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by Oluwapresley(m): 2:53pm On Oct 30, 2019
Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan, the Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria said Ecobank in its bid to promote and enhance financial inclusion would scrap the USSD charges for its customers henceforth.
He also charged other banks to follow suit and added that if there are no charges, Nigeria could attain 90 percent financial inclusion.

Source:
https://mobile.twitter.com/PAkinwuntan/status/1189129318259200000

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/10/financial-inclusion-stakeholders-urge-banks-telecoms-to-make-ussd-free/

https://mobile.twitter.com/ecobank_nigeria

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by rainmoredays(f): 5:14pm On Oct 30, 2019
Good move.

But they have been secretly charging before

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by signature2012(m): 5:15pm On Oct 30, 2019
Nice one.Other banks should follow expeditiously.

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by Davidzy23(m): 5:15pm On Oct 30, 2019
Good one from them...

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by Muhylonaire(m): 5:15pm On Oct 30, 2019
Fantastic

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by nextstep(m): 5:15pm On Oct 30, 2019
Very good move

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by Opemi93(f): 5:15pm On Oct 30, 2019
nice one

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by Goldencheese(m): 5:15pm On Oct 30, 2019
I hope the other banks will follow suit. It would be nice if they do.

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by tahir01(m): 5:15pm On Oct 30, 2019
Oya Etisalat cancel and disable your charges.

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by mcluya: 5:15pm On Oct 30, 2019
Better

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by ForeThinker: 5:16pm On Oct 30, 2019
Way to go

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by Nonymartin(m): 5:16pm On Oct 30, 2019
na so

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by A56hmed: 5:16pm On Oct 30, 2019
Cool move

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by ursullalinda(f): 5:16pm On Oct 30, 2019
Wonderful news......but other banks will be looking @ them like "are you ok?"

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by sammyj: 5:16pm On Oct 30, 2019
Good development. Hopefully other banks especially the leading ones will follow suits. Hit Like for total stoppage of USSD Payment and Share for it to continue

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by fmlala: 5:16pm On Oct 30, 2019
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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by ThugBoat: 5:16pm On Oct 30, 2019
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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by AK6464(m): 5:16pm On Oct 30, 2019
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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by CONFAMA: 5:17pm On Oct 30, 2019
Shebi the banks were lying before that the charges was not coming from them but from the Telcom operators. What's this one now

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by Johnbosco77(m): 5:17pm On Oct 30, 2019
One way or the other, they still charge us. If U know U know.
Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by Oluwaseunbandur: 5:17pm On Oct 30, 2019
Nice one dou, he's also using that medium to market his bank

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by NigerianMan: 5:19pm On Oct 30, 2019
grin grin

That guy is smart

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by iamawara(m): 5:19pm On Oct 30, 2019
Lol. Airtel will feel bad. There have been milking my account for ussd transactions since day one. Na MTN spoil their market grin

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by ekaette1621: 5:21pm On Oct 30, 2019
grin
SMART GUY

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by iamawara(m): 5:22pm On Oct 30, 2019
Oluwaseunbandur:
Nice one dou, he's also using that medium to market his bank

Yes oh. Na strategy..... That bank can over charge Sha. U will be seeing different alert charges, it's nothing for them to charge you 1k for no reason

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by Nobody: 5:22pm On Oct 30, 2019
GTB will not see what their mates are doing now o. If it is to remove somebody's money fiam without any explanation, they won't hesitate. Abirun Bank!

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by franzis(m): 5:23pm On Oct 30, 2019
Oluwapresley:
Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan, the Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria said Ecobank in its bid to promote and enhance financial inclusion would scrap the USSD charges for its customers henceforth.
He also charged other banks to follow suit and added that if there are no charges, Nigeria could attain 90 percent financial inclusion.

Source:
https://mobile.twitter.com/PAkinwuntan/status/1189129318259200000

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/10/financial-inclusion-stakeholders-urge-banks-telecoms-to-make-ussd-free/

https://mobile.twitter.com/ecobank_nigeria

funny .. ecobank that debits you 20naira Everytime u use their *326# to check ur balance

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by Hassan88(m): 5:23pm On Oct 30, 2019
Good gooder goodest move

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by luckshine007: 5:24pm On Oct 30, 2019
Opening Eco bank Account tomorrow, I don’t like what I hate

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by FarahAideed: 5:24pm On Oct 30, 2019
Stop decieving people please as USSD for 3rd parties has never been free and it never will , somebody must bear the cost for every session and it's not going to be the TELCO nor the bank

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Re: USSD Charge Scrapped As Ecobank's MD Challenges Other Banks & Telcos To Follow by mechanics(m): 5:24pm On Oct 30, 2019
Wow, thank God, finally Ecobank has scrapped theirs.

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