Wednesday, 20th October 2021
Breaking News:


6 Oct
Sustained buying interest in most blue-chip stocks especially, Airtel Africa and FBN Holdings pushed the Nigerian Exchange Limited’s (NGX) All-Share Index (ASI) further by 1.2 per cent yesterday.
6 Oct
Telecommunications firm, MTN, recently celebrated 20 years of service in Nigeria. In this report, ADEYEMI ADEPETUN, writes on the journey and contributions of the firm in the country.
9 Sep
Total prepaid mobile voice subscriptions increased from 179, 249, 965 in December 2019 to 199, 043, 508 in December 2020, indicating an increase of 11.04 per cent in the period.
3 Aug
Twenty years after the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) licensed the first two Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) that birthed the revolution of Global System for Mobile (GSM) telecommunication...
3 Aug
About 110 million telephone lines were inactive nationwide as of the first half of the year. Consequently, the development resulted in a drop in the market share of players.
19 Jul
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it is still reviewing Airtel Nigeria’s operating licence renewal application.
1 May
There are many things Airtel does well. Competitive prices, endearing packages and of course, television commercials that do more than selling the telecommunication giants. Who could forget the award-winning The In-laws series, starring Abdulateef Adedimeji and Benita Essien, that regaled us with anecdotes about everyday extended Nigerian family, and its spinoff Amaka Must Go? And…
8 Apr
To scale up Nigeria’s mobile money market to at the sub-regional front, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) should extend licences to MTN and Airtel.
26 Mar
Chief Executive Officer, EFG Hermes Nigeria, Lilian Olubi, has said that the price-fixing regime in the foreign exchange (forex) market is a deterrent to Foreign Portfolio Investors
4 Mar
Reprieve over fast data depletion being experienced by many subscribers in the country may not come anytime soon.
2 Feb
Telecommunications firm, Airtel Nigeria, has renewed its spectrum licence in the 900MHz and 1800MHz bands for a period of 10 years effective December 1, 2021, until November 30, 2031.
29 Jan
A telecommunication service provider, Airtel, has commenced the National Identity Number (NIN) registration exercise in its retail outlets across the country. Airtel, in a statement yesterday in Lagos, said it was following an approval from the Federal Government, which granted it a verification and enrolment licence.


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The Never-Ending Electorial Problem Elections in Nigeria have almost always been dogged by allegations of rigging, vote-buying, and ballot box snatching amongst a myriad of issues that have bedeviled the electioneering process since the return to civilian rule in 1999. Between 1999 and 2021, there have been at least six national elections and there is…
16 mins ago
All married women who are pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their husbands’ places of domicile can now proceed to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camps within their spouses’ states of residence, the scheme has said. NYSC, however, said the pregnant women or nursing mothers must present for registration in addition to other…
23 mins ago
Ogun State High Court has convicted and fined an official of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Idowu Olumuyiwa Olamide, for certificate forgery. The convict was charged before Justice A. A. Akinyemi, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for using a forged National Diploma Certificate to secure…
43 mins ago
Some landlords in Igbogbo-Baiyeku area in Ikorodu, Lagos State, have again appealed to the state government to urgently pay them compensation, four years after their houses were demolished for road project. Mr Ashela Adeboye, a representative of house owners affected by the demolition, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that they were…
1 hour ago
The US is prepared to start vaccinating children aged five to 11 against Covid-19 starting next month, a move that will make 28 million more Americans eligible for shots, the White House said Wednesday. President Joe Biden's administration said it had already set aside enough supply and partnered with 25,000 sites nationwide -- including doctors'…