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    Business NCC N1.04tn Fine: MTN Group CEO Resigns

    MTN Group President and Chief Executive Officer, Sifiso Dabengwa, resigned on Monday morning over the N1.04tn fine imposed on MTN Nigeria by the country’s regulatory body – the Nigerian Communications Commission, according to Punch Newspaper. A credible source at the MTN Group office said that...
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    Politics NCC Fine: No talks with MTN - Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is not in talks with MTN over the $5.2 billion fine slammed on it by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, said this in a telephone chat with our...
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    Business Nigeria Internet Users Increase To 97m - NCC

    The number of internet users on Nigeria’s telecoms networks has hit 97.21 million, up from the 95.37 million recorded in August, according to figures released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The telecoms regulatory body made the disclosure in its Monthly Internet Subscriber...
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    Business N200,000 Fine Per Sim, Too Heavy To Bear - MTN Laments

    Few days after the Nigerian Communications Commission slammed a N1.4 trillion penalty on MTN Nigeria for failure to disconnect customers with unregistered SIM cards, Parent company MTN group has cried out that the fine was too extreme, even as it continues to engage the regulator on how to...
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    Business NCC fines MTN $5bn

    Telecommunications regulator, Nigeria's Communications Commission, has issued mobile phone firm MTN Nigeria, with a $5bn (£3.5bn) fine for failing to disconnect subscribers with unregistered Sim cards bought before January 2012, BBC reports. The fine is the largest in the history of telecom...
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    Business MTN loses 5-million Subscribers in Nigeria

    MTN has recorded a slowdown of business in Nigeria with over 5 million subscribers as a result of stiff competition and tougher regulation in the Nigerian market. According to the Chief Executive Sifiso Dabengwa, the company’s subscriber base in Nigeria fell marginally after more than 5 million...