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Finally, MTN concludes Visafone acquisition

South Africa’s MTN Group, owners of MTN Nigeria, have cosncluded the acquisition of Visafone Communications Limited, a Nigerian mobile phone company, following an approval granted by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Technology Times learnt today that both parties finally signed off on the deal late 2015 to pave way for the MTN’s purchase of Visafone’s […]

Nigeria Cybercrime Act ‘weighs down Federal High Court’

Minister: Buhari will decide on MTN’s N1.04 trillion fine ‘in public interest’

Barrister Adebayo Shittu, the new Minister of Communications told Technology Times today that final decision on the N1.4 trillion fine imposed on MTN Nigeria will be taken by President Muhammadu Buhari at the appropriate time “in public interest.” The Minister, who spoke with Technology Times this afternoon on the sidelines of the Alliance 4 Affordable Internet […]

Nigeria Cybercrime Act ‘weighs down Federal High Court’

MTN Group CEO resigns over ‘unfortunate’ N1.04trillion MTN Nigeria fines

Mr Sifiso Dabengwa, the Group Chief Executive Officer of MTN Group, has tendered his resignation following the “most unfortunate” N1.04 trillion fine imposed by the Federal Government on its Nigerian mobile phone subsidiary, MTN Nigeria. In a world exclusive news story published October 25, 2015, Technology Times reported that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) imposed punitive sanctions totaling […]

Nigeria Cybercrime Act ‘weighs down Federal High Court’

Did #AfricaAgainstEbola unite Airtel Nigeria and Econet?

Did Ebola, the dreaded disease that has claimed scores of lives across West Africa, unite feuding mobile telephony rivals, Econet Wireless International and Airtel Nigeria, the number three mobile phone company by market share in Nigeria? [su_quote]The Airtel Nigeria CEO’s tightly-clenched fist in the picture does little help to convey whether he eventually accepted the […]

Nigeria Cybercrime Act ‘weighs down Federal High Court’

Internet banking security tips

As use of Internet banking platforms are becoming popular for processing financial transactions in Nigeria, Internet fraudsters are also on the prowl to defraud unsuspecting users of the online service. Customers of many banks and other financial institutions have been receiving e-mails that appear to come from their bank. These emails are examples of a […]

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