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South Africa’s MTN engages diplomatic push in Nigeria

South Africa’s MTN Group’s top brass and Nigerian shareholders have launched the equivalent of a major diplomatic push in Nigeria following a series of “strategic sessions” with top government officials, including Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Nigerian government regulator recently announced that the local subsidiary, MTN Nigeria has so far paid over N165 billion of […]

Buhari asked to use tech against Nigeria’s security challenges

MTN not interested in 9Mobile, Group CEO says

South Africa’s MTN Group has said that the mobile phone group is not interested in buying 9Mobile, the Nigerian mobile operator formerly called Etisalat Nigeria. Speculations have been circulating that MTN, owners of MTN Nigeria and some rival operators are considering buying 9Mobile which has been taken over by a group of creditors. However, MTN, […]

Buhari asked to use tech against Nigeria’s security challenges

SECURITY THREAT | Buhari probes India tech deals by MTN, Ericsson, Huawei

President Muhammadu Buhari has waded into alleged security threats posed to Nigeria following tech outsourcing deals with India by MTN, Ericsson and Huawei. Technology Times has confirmed today that the President has ordered relevant government agencies to probe allegations that Nigeria faces grave security threats following outsourcing of local tech job to India by MTN […]

Buhari asked to use tech against Nigeria’s security challenges

New MTN COO resumes duty on January 16

Jens Schulte-Bockum will assume the position of Group Chief Operating Officer (COO) of MTN Group on January 16, 2017, the South African mobile phone group that owns MTN Nigeria has said. Phuthuma Nhleko, Executive Chairman of MTN Group, announced this said that the new appointment at the senior management levels of the mobile phone company. […]

Buhari asked to use tech against Nigeria’s security challenges