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e-Payment limit of N100,000 via mobiles begins June 1, CBN says

Nigeria’s apex bank has pegged maximum daily limits of N100,000 when Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) option are used for mobile phone transactions. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the new maximum daily transactions takes effect from June 1, this year under its plan to secure electronic payment services in the country. According to […]

Teniola re-elected ATCON President, vows to intensify telecoms lobby

Olushola Teniola, CEO of Internet Solutions Nigeria Limited has been re-elected as the National President of Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), the pressure group for companies in the country. Teniola, who was unopposed in the election held Thursday was returned as President of ATCON following the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the telecoms […]

Nigeria looks beyond border in cybercrime push

The Nigeria government says it has tied a partnership with the Global Action Against Cybercrime (GLACY) in a push to check cybercrime activities. Nigeria’s Ministry of Justice has inaugurated a GLACY team to check criminal activities carried out on the Internet, Abubakar Malami (SAN), Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice says. The […]

MTN Nigeria tops telecoms consumers’ complaints chart

Grievances from MTN Nigeria subscribers topped number of  consumers complaints among the Big Four mobile operators in Nigeria last year, statistics released by the telecoms regulator have shown. According to the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) Consumer Complaints Report Q4 2017 obtained by Technology Times,  MTN Nigeria, the largest mobile operator by subscribers base accounted for […]