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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, […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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‘Merge NBC and NCC now’, ATCON tells new Minister

The Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has called on Barrister Adebayo Shittu, the new Minister of Communication Technology to merge the two agencies of government responsible for regulating the telecoms and broadcasting industries. Engineer Lanre Ajayi, President of ATCON asked the new Minister, who was sworn in last week by President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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