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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 […]

Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings

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. […]

Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings

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 […]

Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings

‘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 […]

Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings

Unprecedented: Watchdog imposes N1.4 trillion fine on MTN Nigeria

Professor Umar Danbatta, the new chief of Nigeria’s telecoms industry watchdog, has approved punitive sanctions totaling one trillion and forty billion naira (N1.04 trillion) against MTN Nigeria, over alleged breach of SIM registration rules by the mobile phone company, Technology Times has authoritatively confirmed. Technology Times checks reveal exclusively that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) […]

Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings