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Nairabox launches mobile wallet App: introduces its exciting features and announces winner of Democracy Day promo

L-R Co Founder /Chief
Financial Officer; Mr Tokunbo Adetona, Co Founder/Chief Operating
Officer; Mr Jay Chikezie And CEO/ Head Developer. Mr Damilola Jegede

On the 2nd of June, social digital wallet Nairabox had a press conference to introduce its mobile wallet app. The app caters to serve as a mobile wallet, where users can pay for bills, buy airtime, pay for events and cinemas tickets, donate and more. This was announced at a press conference which took place at the BL Restaurant in Victoria Island, Lagos.

Nairabox Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Mr Jay Chikezie, introduced the team and also talked about how to get on board the app saying “you get Nairabox by following 3 steps which includes Downloading and Signing up, Add Funds, Use Nairabox to pay for your goods and services”.

“Nairabox allows you to do everything quicker,” explained Mr Tokunbo Adetona, Nairabox Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer as he led the presentation of the app’s features and benefits. “It is a lifestyle change. It literally is changing your wallet to an app, so you can make payments; from bill payments, to donations, to event tickets purchases, cinema tickets, buy airtime, and you get rewarded for doing these things. One of the rewards includes 5% discount when you pay with your Nairabox acc at BL Restaurant” he added.

On how safe the Nairabox mobile wallet app is, Nairabox Co-founder, CEO and Head Developer, Mr Damilola Jegede had this to say: “Nairabox is pretty safe. We know in the modern day and age, everyone worries about security. Security is at the heart of Nairabox, it is the beginning and end of the product. Nairabox is encrypted from end to end. We made sure to mitigate every form of security threat, by encrypting all transactions from end to end, from when you do it on the mobile app itself to the transportation to the server, from there to financial processing and back, it’s all encrypted to ensure that its tamper proof.”

Also announced at the Press Conference was the winner of the Nairabox Democracy Day
Promo, Miss Adanna Chukwumerije won the promo through our social media
#nairaboxchallenge she was presented with a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.


Nairabox is a digital wallet that allows its users to pay for goods and services within the app and
also make in-store payments. Co-founded by three gentlemen: Jay Chikezie, Tokunbo Adetona and
Damilola Jegede, the app caters to serve as your mobile wallet, where you can pay for bills, buy
airtime, pay for events and cinemas tickets, donate and so on. It is a social digital wallet that
caters to your lifestyle. Nairabox works on iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets of all sizes
and resolutions. Introduced into the Nigerian market in December 2015, Nairabox is said to
have a reach of users and merchants from Lagos to Calabar to Portharcourt and even the
nation’s capital Abuja on its platform. Visit

Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email:

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