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Operators warn of telecom blackout in Abuja, Kogi, nine others

Telecom operators yesterday raised the alarm over the imminence of telecom service blackout in Abuja, Kogi and other nine states over the shutdown of...

Nigeria ready to deploy 5G Network, says NCC

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umar Danbatta has informed the commission is on the verge of deploying the Fifth...

Airtel’s Nine-Month Profit Surges 97% To $514 Million On Post-Covid Data Boom

Airtel Africa recorded an earnings spike that helped its after-tax profit almost double to more than half a billion dollars in the nine months...

MTN Nigeria’s N97.2b offer oversubscribed by N38.4b

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc’s N97.18 billion public offer recorded a subscription of N135.53 billion, representing an  oversubscription of 39.5 per cent. MTN Nigeria and its...

NCC raises the alarm over SMS-based virus

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned of a new high-risk, critical and Short Messaging Service (SMS)-based malware, TangleBot, infecting Android mobile devices. TangleBot, according...

Nigeria’s Data Strategy Will Determine Our Digital Economy Benefits: Minister

The Nigerian government says the country’s data strategy will determine her digital economy benefits. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami stated in...

NIPOST Launches Debit Card To Boost Financial Inclusion

The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), has launched a debit card called NIPOST Debit Card with the aim of boosting financial inclusion in the country The...

MTN-Nigeria processes paper work for construction of Enugu-Onitsha expressway – Official

Telecommunication giants, MTN-Nigeria, on Wednesday, said it is perfecting paper works to commence the construction work on the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway project. Mrs Lynda Saint-Nwafor, Chief...

Three telecos qualify for 5G Spectrum auction – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced three telecommunications companies have qualified as approved bidders for the 3.5GHz spectrum auction. The auction is for the deployment of...

BREAKING: MTN, Airtel, Mafab meet NCC’s 5G bid requirements

MTN Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria, and Mafab Communications Ltd have passed the blue litmus test to participate in the final bid for spectrum to deploy...

MTN offers 575m shares at N169 per share

MTN Nigeria on Tuesday announced a public offer of 575 million shares at N169 per share with effect from Dec.1. The offer closes on Dec....

NCC orders telcos to effect Twitter ban

Telecoms operators said they have received instructions from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to effect the suspension of services of microblogging platform Twitter. The carriers,...

Nigeria to produce smartphones for African continent – Pantami

Dr. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy say Nigeria has the capacity to produce SIM cards and Smartphones for the  African continent. The...

Ericsson, Samsung sign global patent licence agreement

Multinational Telecommunications Companies, Ericsson and Samsung have signed a multi-year agreement on global patent licenses, including patents relating to all cellular technologies. The agreement covers...

Telecom workers threaten to disrupt network services nationwide

Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) has threatened to shut down network services nationwide over alleged anti-labor practices by Huawei...

FG declares readiness to deploy 5G network

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isah Ali Pantami, has declared that Nigeria is ready for the deployment of the Fifth Generation Network...

Igboho: NBC Warns TV, Radio Stations Against Reporting Fulani Herdsmen Quit Notices

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has warned television and radio stations against broadcasting contents related to the quit notice given to herders in the...

Why NIN-SIM sync is imperative, by govt

The Federal Government on Thursday said it directed the linkage of all subscriber identity module (SIM) cards with the National Identity Number (NIN) to ...

FG releases fresh guidelines for stolen SIM cards replacement

 Blessing Olaifa, Abuja The Federal government has released fresh guidelines for the replacement of SIM cards that are damaged, stolen or lost as part of...

Telecom firms unveil short codes to link NIN

Lucas Ajanaku  Telecom operators have unveiled short codes to enable their customers link their National Identity Numbers (NINs) with Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM). This follows the...