Three ways OLX is mitigating fraud in Nigeria

17 Aug 2015
In June, OLX was at the center of a national conversation in Nigeria regarding the risks of online marketplaces, when a nanny hired via the platform kidnapped her employer’s three sons and demanded ransom. Mary Akinloye, the 23-year old nanny, whom later was revealed to be a serial kidnapper

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Adegoke Seun

Adegoke Seun has packed nine years experience in online journalism covering Business for EXCEED OMNI Media, AgroNigeria and Ventures Africa. He is a journalist, media entrepreneur and founder of, a leading entrepreneurship news and magazine site focused on Africa. He is committed to reporting startup trends, funding, business development and lifestyle. Reputed as a small and medium enterprise industry enabler, he advocates entrepreneurship development on the continent and conducts industry research to bridge knowledge gap. He is our West Africa analyst covering major markets like Nigeria, Senegal and Ghana.