Market Updates

National Identity: Ambode captured and asks Lagosians to do same

Mr Akinwunmi Ambode , Lagos State Governor, who has joined a growing list of prominent Nigerians enrolled into the National Identity Database has asked Lagosians to do same. The National Identification Number (NIN) managed by the National Identification Management Commission (NIMC) captures the information of Nigerians for the National ID card, and several other security and […]

NBC: Why broadcast stations were fined N11m

Telecoms | Regulator brings ‘illegal’ advertising under radar

Telecoms operators will be required to obtain approvals before placing any form of advertisement to the public under planned regulatory oversight by the industry regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). NCC is tightening the rules on claims that telcos can make to the public as they must obtain NCC approval before airing or placing any form […]

NBC: Why broadcast stations were fined N11m

Airtel’s 4G powers Internet ‘that truly works’, CEO says

Mr Segun Ogunsaya, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airtel Nigeria says the roll-out of its  4th Generation Long-Term Evolution (4G LTE) network offer Nigerians opportunity to get high-speed  Internet services ‘that truly works.’ Ogunsaya said this on Tuesday when the company launched its 4G network in Ibadan, under plans to complement Nigeria’s […]

NBC: Why broadcast stations were fined N11m

Poynter buys online fact-checking website PolitiFact.com

The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, has acquired direct ownership of the Pulitzer Prize-winning website PolitiFact.com from its founding entity, the Tampa Bay Times. The move adds staff and resources to the Institute as a leading advocate, convener and trainer of fact-checkers worldwide, Poynter says. Though Poynter owns the Tampa Bay Times newspaper […]

NBC: Why broadcast stations were fined N11m

Telecoms | 9mobile gets biggest share of Nigeria’s porting cake

9mobile has recorded the biggest share of the porting cake in Nigerian telecoms market by December 2017 amid plans to sell the number four mobile phone company. According to Monthly porting report released by Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), 9mobile led the other four telecoms operators in the mobile number portability (MNP) activities for the month of December. […]

NBC: Why broadcast stations were fined N11m