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NSA’s probe uncovers ‘big telco’ in call masking fraud

One of the four big mobile phone companies in Nigeria has come under security scrutiny following an investigation by Office of the National Security Adviser into call masking fraud in the telecoms industry. Technology Times learnt that the affected operator (identity withheld) was discovered to have illegally brought in international telephony calls and passed them […]

Nigeria’s embargo on Chinese phones ‘hit top players’

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 […]

Nigeria Police tests anti-crime app

Do-Not-Disturb | N500,000 fine awaits erring mobile operators

A fine of N500,000 will be paid by any telecoms network provider that violates the Do-Not-Disturb (DND) instruction issued by the Nigeria Telecommunications Commission  (NCC), the telecoms watchdog has warned. Mr. Philip Eretan, Deputy Director, Licensing and Authorization at NCC, gave the warning  at the 83rd edition of the Telecoms Consumer Parliament (TCP) held in […]

Nigeria Police tests anti-crime app

‘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 […]

Nigeria Police tests anti-crime app