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Interview | From BuyRight to buying Konga, LeoStan Ekeh on e-commerce foray

Leo Stan Ekeh, Chairman of Zinox Group, the Nigerian technology conglomerate that bought e-commerce giant, Konga in a key e-commerce drive sees a thriving Nigerian market landspace, after his pioneering effort over a decade ago with BuyRight. The Zinox Chairman tells Technology Times in an exclusive interview, ahead of the announcement of the Konga acquisition, […]

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9mobile bidders mull alliance to swing sale

Bidders vying to buy 9mobile may head for an alliance deal to swing the process underway to sell the number four mobile operator in Nigeria, Technology Times has learnt. Five bidders have been made the list of companies planning to buy 9mobile formerly called Etisalat Nigeria after takeover of the mobile phone by creditors including […]

Nigeria warns Internet community over ‘huge impact’ of EU data rules

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 warns Internet community over ‘huge impact’ of EU data rules

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 warns Internet community over ‘huge impact’ of EU data rules

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 warns Internet community over ‘huge impact’ of EU data rules