‘Why Nigeria’s tech stocks can’t hit $1tr mark in 30 yrs’
With global technology companies, including Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Zoom, apparently doing well, and to a large extent, influencing gradual recovery of the US stock market...
Banks, telcos defy recession as COVID-19 pandemic lingers
With the imposition of social-distancing measures dominating second quarter of 2020, demand for financial and telecommunications services appears to have aided the resilience of the two sectors
Telecoms firms deny connection between 5G, COVID-19
Telecommunications operators globally have denied any link between the COVID-19 pandemic and the evolving 5G technology. The Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) yesterday
Airtel Nigeria partners Lagos State to host Greater 2020 End of Year Festival
Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has partnered with the Lagos State Government to host one of the biggest End of Year Festival dubbed the Greater 2020...
Purchase of Airtel Nigeria shares from Ecobank by Bharti Airtel was in violation of court order, judge rules
The Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled that Bharti Airtel’s purchase of Airtel Nigeria shares from Ecobank in 2018 was contemptuous and amounted to a flagrant disobedience of a court order. The said shares have been the main issue in the protracted dispute between Dr. Oba Otudeko and O & O Networks Limited (a…
Airtel Nigeria unveils 0901 as new number range
A telecommunications firm, Airtel Nigeria, has announced a new number range, 0901, in line with its vision to empower more people as well as create opportunities for more Nigerians to succeed. Airtel said the new 0901 number range, which brings its numbering series scheme to eight, would offer more Nigerians an opportunity to experience seamless…
Airtel Nigeria banks on 40 million subscribers for Payment Service Bank
Airtel Nigeria is to set up a Payment Service Bank (PSB) in Nigeria, that would help to deliver mobile banking services to its teeming customers, according to Segun Ogunsanya, its managing director. According to him, Airtel will apply for the PSB license through a subsidiary which is in line with guidelines to establishing a PSB,…
Airtel Nigeria begins ‘Five Days of Love’ initiative
Airtel Nigeria has kicked-off its 2018 Christmas programme tagged: ‘Airtel Five Days of Love’ to identify with and empower less privileged persons in communities where the telco operates.
Airtel pledges to create more entrepreneurs in Nigeria
The management of Airtel Nigeria has assured Nigerians of its commitment to create more entrepreneurs and “connect more people with their dreams’’ in the country. Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, chief executive officer and managing director of Airtel Nigeria, gave the assurance at the flag-off Airtel’s 4G LTE in Port Harcourt, Rivers state adding that, Airtel which…