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    MTN, Glo, Airtel Set To Increase Data, Call Tariffs – Nairaland

    Nigerians may soon begin to pay higher tariffs on calls and data as the telecommunications companies in the country brace up for a new cyber security levy to be implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). This is coming on the heels of a … Read more via Nairaland –...
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    Business Ecobank, MTN collaborate to boost financial inclusion in Africa - Punch newspaper

    MTN Group and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated have come together to provide mobile financial services across the various African countries where they currently operate. The partnership, which was announced on Tuesday in Lagos, would see MTN and Ecobank work together in delivering a distinct...
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    Business What you need to know about MTN’s $500m share sale – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    Nigeria’s biggest mobile telecommunications operator, MTN is said to be planning to raise about $500 million from the sale of shares on the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE). According to a new report from Bloomberg that cited sources, MTN could likely dispose off as much … Read more via...
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    Business 2016, Most Challenging Year in MTN’s 22-year History, Says CEO – Thisday Newspaper

    MTN Group has described 2016 as the ‘most challenging year in its 22-year history,’ while attributing the challenge to two main factors that emanated from its Nigerian operation, which was established about 17 years ago. MTN rolled out its commercial services in Nigeria in August 2001, … via...
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    Business MTN Targets 60m Mobile Money Subscribers In 4 Years –

    MTN, the biggest mobile network in Africa said it is targeting to increase its mobile money subscribers from the current 21 million to 60 million in the next three to four years across the continent. Mr. Rob Shutter, chief executive officer, MTN Group who disclosed this at the Deloitte …...
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    Business First 5G standard is official; MTN hits 20Gbps in trial run.

    Finally, the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) has released the first official 5G standard, known as 5G NR. This means that mobile networks and device manufacturers can jump into action – and some of them are already. Having 5G standard spelt out also means that mobile networks will not...
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    Metro Why We Sacked Workers – MTN, Airtel Explain

    MTN and Airtel Nigeria have explained why the sacked workers in the recent restructuring of the organisations. The two companies told the House Committee on Telecommunications, chaired by Rep Saheed Fijabi (APC, Oyo), yesterday that some of the staff were disengaged due to inability to fit...
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    NB Weekly 12 Jobs - This Week's Top Vacancies In Nigeria

    Andela - Product Manager Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe...
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    Metro Xenophobic Attacks: NANS Give MTN, Shoprite, DSTV 48 Hours to Vacate Nigeria

    Following the attack on Nigerian businesses in South Africa, the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has given South African firms in the country to leave in 48 hours or face the music. The students held a protest in Abuja on Thursday. The President of NANS, Mr. Kadiri Aruna, in...
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    Business Nigeria: MTN Has Paid Only N80b of N330b Fine- Minister Shittu

    Telecoms giant, MTN has paid N80 billion out of the N330 billion fine imposed on by the Federal Government of Nigeria for failing to deactivate more than five million unregistered SIM cards on its network. According to Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu the money paid is for the first...
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    Business MTN Reportedly Fires Top Official for Bribing Buhari's CoS Abba Kyari

    According to a report from Sahara Reporters, MTN has fired one of its top and most valuable staffers for bribing Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. Sahara Reporters say Amina Oyagbola was fired in order to avoid scrutiny by the United States government. Excerpt...
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    Business Nigerians Petition FG To Stop Data Tariff Increase By NCC

    Nigerians have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government over plans to increase data plan prices by December 1st, 2016. The petition is available via change.org against the federal government to halt the increase by NCC. The petition reads: “NCC has instructed...
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    Business Globacom Now Second Largest Network in Nigeria

    Nigerian indigenous telecoms firm, Globacom, has overtaken Airtel as the second largest telecoms firm in the country. This is according to a recent report by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The report says MTN remains the largest shareholder in the sector, controlling 40% of the...
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    MTN Nigeria: How To Share Data And Credit On MTN Network

    With MTN Share 'n Sell, you can share credit from your MTN account to other MTN customers' account. It comes with a PIN feature to ensure security and prevent fraud. How to Transfer Credit using SMS You can transfer credit from your phone to another MTN customer’s phone at anytime by sending...
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    Business Ralph Mupita Appointed MTN CFO

    Ralph Mupita has been announced as the new group chief financial officer of the MTN Group, Africa's largest telecoms firm. “The MTN Group is pleased to appoint Ralph Mupita (“Ralph”) to the position of Group Chief Financial Officer (Group CFO) and Executive Director of MTN Group, with effect...
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    Business CBN Halts Payment of MTN Dividend Till Further Notice

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered the suspension of MTN Group dividend payment from the Nigerian subsidiary of the telecommunications giant, until further notice over alleged illegal repatriation of $13.97 million. MTN Group in its quarterly update said it was not guilty of the...
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    Politics Nigeria: Buhari's Cabinet Member Turns Himself in for N500m Corruption Probe

    A top aide of President Muhammadu Buhari has surrendered himself to a Special Investigation Panel to be probed for a N500m fraud leveled against him. A Vanguard report said the investigation was ordered by the President following the claim of an online media that the cabinet member received...
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    Business Why We Flouted Nigerian Law in Moving $14bn out of Nigeria - MTN CEO Explains

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN Nigeria, Ferdi Moolman, has issued a statement in reply to the grave accusations leveled against the firm by Nigerian Sen. Dino Melaye. Dino had alleged that MTN had illegally moved $13.9bn out of Nigeria in the last 10 years. MTN outsmarted the Nigerian...
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    Business MTN Depreciates After Dino Melaye's $14bn Accusation

    The shares of MTN, Africa's largest telecoms firm, on Thursday hit a six-year low following an accusation leveled against it by Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye. The stock declined 2.3 percent to 107.50 rand at the end of business in Johannesburg, its lowest value since July 2010. Dino Melaye...
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    Business Nigerian Senate Summons MTN Over $13.9bn Transfer

    Nigerian Senate on Thursday summoned the management of MTN Limited, their bankers and some businessmen over alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous) Act. They are to appear before the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions next...
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