eTranzact Receives ISO 27001 and ISO 20000 Certifications From The British Standards Institute


eTranzact International PLC, Africa’s premier e-payments solution provider, on Monday September 5, 2016, at its corporate headquarters in Lagos, received the  prestigious BSI ISO 27001 & ISO 20000 certifications from the British Standards Institute – the national standards body of the United Kingdom.


The certifications ISO 20000:2011 for Service Management System (SMS) and ISO 27001:2013  for Information Security Management System (ISMS) are the World’s highest standards of information security and service delivery, demonstating eTranzact’s commitment to a world-class, customer-oriented service culture and environment.


Presentation of the certification was done by a team led by the acting Deputy British High Commissioner, Mr Ahmed Basher MBE’ who congratulated the CEO, management and staff of eTranzact for joining the class of International organisations with these certifications.


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Valentine Obi, Founder/CEO, eTranzact International PLC receiving the BSI ISO 27001 & ISO 20000 certifications from Mr Ahmed Bashir MBE’, Deputy British High Commissioner yesterday in Lagos


He said; “eTranzact with the ISO 20000:2011 for Service Management System (SMS) and ISO 27001:2013  for Information Security Management System (ISMS) standards has increased its comparative advantage in its industry as well as joined the class of international organisations with these certifications.


To achieve certifications of these standards, a company must show a continuous structured commitment towards assessing security risks and managing sensitive information. eTranzact clearly demonstratees that they are operating at this level and meets the needs of their customers.


The ISO certifcations are a testament to eTranzact’s focus in adopting and implementing global and best practices to ensure effectiveness, efficiency, confidentiality and integrity in its day to day operations. This marks the beginning of a new journey for the company.”


Also speaking about the certifications, Mr Valentine Obi, CEO/Founder, eTranzact said

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We are deeply honoured to be awarded the BSI ISO 27001 & ISO 20000 certifications, a clear demonstration of our unwavering commitment to establishing a world class customer-oriented service culture and high standards of information security.


The BSI ISO 27001 & ISO 20000 certifications are in line with our values on security and excellence, and we believe they will increase the confidence of our partners across our business lines.


At eTranzact, we are committed to providing simple technology to power all forms of payment and will continue to ensure our products and systems meet our customer needs


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The process was anchored by a management systems consulting organization, Afenoid Enterprise Limited, which helped with the planning, establishment and implementation of a Service Management System, (SMS) to foster business value for stakeholders and an Information Security Management System,( ISMS), to preserve the value of the business.


eTranzact International PLC sits at a very critical place as the connection between users and business partners(Banks, Government and private companies) on products like:


Business to Business (B2B)

– Mobile banking: Disruptive Banking apps for 50% of Nigeria’s banking space.

-Corporate Pay: Enabling organisations to do bulk payments to bank accounts and mobile wallets across different industries;  from health payment initiatives for UNICEF to staff salaries for 100,000s of thousands of Nigerian Police officers.

-JusTopUp: USSD and app based topUp engine for Banks and Telcommunication companies

-eTranzact Strong Authentication (ESA): Securing payments with a soft token that is truly seamless.

ATM Cardlex Cash: Pioneering cash withdrawals at ATM without cards from Bank accounts and mobile wallets.

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ATM Payoutlet: ATM bill payment solutions for banks

Webconnect+: Web payment gateway that allows payment from debit cards online.

Debit and Prepaid Master Card: Card solutions for Banks, government and businesses.

Business to Consumer (B2C)


-PocketMoni: At the forefront of driving cashless transactions and mobile money in Nigeria, PocketMoni has over 4 million users and 8,000 agents.


-BankIT: Elimination of paper, cash and cards for transactions at point of sale, whether online or at physical locations. BankIT works directly with a customers’ bank accounts accessible through multiple channels – Web, Mobile, and USSD.

-Payoutlet(Consumer): Direct consumer top up to mobile phones, direct payments to billers across telecommunications, CableTV, Airline, Online betting,  religious bodies, etc., and funds transfer to bank accounts and mobile wallets.


eTranzact recently announced a corporate rebranding and strategic repositioning across its markets.