MTN announces another music reality show
MTN Sunday announced the start of a new musical reality television show, ‘Y’ello Star, two years after its popular Project Fame reality show was rested. The show seeks to groom musical talent by providing a lifetime opportunity to turn their dreams and aspirations into reality. Since 2006, through the MTNF/MUSON Scholarship Programme, MTN Nigeria has…
Competition heightens as telcos lose 121,154 customers in MNP
Poor services both in voice and data offering in 2019, which saw, especially prices of data crashing by as much as 70 per cent, must have forced some subscribers to dump their networks for another.
Nigerians to pay more for data, calls as telcos apply new VAT
The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTONS) said it will start implementing the country's new 7.5% Value Added Tax (VAT) increase from Saturday, February 1 2020. "Further to the assent of the Finance Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari...which reviewed the Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5% to 7.5%, ALTONS wishes to notify consumers…
Court strikes out MTN’s N3 billion suit against Abubakar Malami
The Federal High Court in Lagos has struck out N3 billion fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by telecommunications firm, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited...
Court dismisses MTN's N3 billion case against Malami
A Federal High Court has struck out a N3 billion fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) against Nigeria's attorney-general Abubakar Malami. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of Lagos Division struck out the suit Thursday after the court was informed that Malami withdrew a letter to MTN where he demanded an alleged unremitted tax…
Man drags DSS, Buhari's daugther to court for 'illegal' detention over MTN sim card
The Federal High Court, Asaba, Delta State has fixed 12th February 2020 for a hearing of the lawsuit filed by Anthony Okolie against President Muhammadu Buhari's daughter Hanan, Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) and the Department of State Service (DSS). Okolie was arrested and detained by the DSS for a period of 10 weeks for using…
Businesses, subscribers suffer as internet challenges persist
Frustrations of subscribers, businesses, banks, and government agencies over slow Internet services failed to abate as at close of the week yesterday
Network hitches linger as slow Internet impacts banking, businesses
It appears there is no respite yet for consumers, especially those who make use of the Internet facility, as the service has remained at its lowest ebb in the last five days
Minister Malami refers dispute between FG, MTN to FIRS, customs for resolution
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) has transferred the lingering dispute between MTN and the Federal Government to the Federal Inland Revenue Service and Nigerian Custom Service.
AGF withdraws alleged revenue indebtedness demands from MTN
The office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has withdrawn the demand of N242, 244,452,215.97 and $1,283,610,357.86 alleged revenue indebtedness from MTN Nigeria.
Operators lose 725,037 users as Internet subscription falls by 0.58 per cent
Despite the on-going fierce data price war, which has crashed prices of megabytes in the country, operators lost about 725,037 Internet subscribers between October and November 2019