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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 […]

Data Protection Compliant Organisations in Nigeria: Three telcos listed among 634 pioneers

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 […]

Data Protection Compliant Organisations in Nigeria: Three telcos listed among 634 pioneers

NCC chief: Multiple taxation hurts Nigerian telecoms sector

Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman at Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says that both multiple taxation and Right of Way (RoW) stifle growth of Nigerian telecoms sector. According to him radical steps must be taken if the country must make appreciable progress towards the attainment of the sustainable development goals. This was one of the key […]

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