Tag: Airtel

Michael IsaacDecember 27, 2020

#YNaija2020Review: 10 commercials we absolutely loved this year

Editor’s Note: Commercials are a huge part of our lives in Nigeria. They are so ingrained in our national life ...

SponsorJanuary 13, 2020

Greater Lagos 2020: Sanwo-Olu lauds Airtel for supporting entertainment, tourism

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commended Airtel for throwing its weight behind the Greater Lagos 2020 programme, a ...

SponsorJanuary 22, 2019

Atiku Abubakar named DAAR awards ‘Man of the year’

As Tuface Idibia, Alibaba, Dele Momodu and ‘Zebrudaya’ are duly recognized for their lifetime contributions to music, media and nollywood ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 24, 2018

Data is Life and so Airtel’s 4G network coverage is for you

As Airtel launches 4G LTE in Lagos, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Mr Segun Ogunsanya, ...

SponsorSeptember 6, 2018

Airtel reaffirms commitment to promoting corporate philanthropy

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has said it will continue to promote corporate philanthropy in line with its vision ...

RoqeebahAugust 10, 2017

Dear Miss Don’t-call-me-on-WhatsApp, let me chat you up real quick

This one is for all the Mr “Don’t-call-me-on-WhatsApps” and the Miss “We-aren’t-cool-like-thats” who ensured that Twitter NG was completely lit ...

ToluMarch 14, 2017

Jobberman best 100 companies to work for in 2016

Google and Konga emerged as the best places to work in 2015. In 2016, Jobberman Nigeria conducted yet another survey ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 20, 2017

Telcos may block WhatsApp, Skype calls to generate revenue

by Dolapo Adelana In a bid to raise revenue, telecommunications companies in the country may block calls made on Instant ...

Joachim MacEbongDecember 2, 2016

Dear NCC, we apologise. It is you AND the telcos that are mad

The first clue was when the NCC statement said that the initial directive was taken after due consultation with all ...

RoqeebahNovember 29, 2016

5 things to expect from NCC’s knee-jerk price regulation

It has finally been confirmed that the Nigerian Communications Commission has directed that all telecommunications and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 2, 2016

Airtel fined N5m for unsolicited text messages

Telecommunications company Airtel Nig. Ltd. has been fined the sum of N5m for unsolicited messages. In his ruling Justice Jude ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 21, 2016

Opinion: On GSM tax, Pres. Buhari has pushed his luck too far

by Adekoya Boladale A recent investigative report by Economic Confidential puts the total annual remuneration of President Buhari and his ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 4, 2016

Airtel launches smartconnect for new customers (PHOTOS)

Telecommunication giants, Airtel Nigeria on Wednesday, August 3 launched a new plan for new customers- SmartConnect 2.0 Here are the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 4, 2016

Airtel Nigeria announces smart connect for new customers

Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has announced the introduction of SmartConnect 2.0, a new offer which offers prepaid customers six ...

Isime EseneAugust 1, 2016

5 takeaways from the incredible, unbelievable, unprecedented success of #TheVoiceNigeria

by Chi Ibe Yesterday, The Voice Nigeria finally came to an end – A’rese Emokpae announced the winner of the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 29, 2016

Chimamanda flags off Airtel’s ‘Reading for Leading’ Campaign

Renowned novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, today, flagged off the Airtel Reading for Leading Campaign. The campaign is aimed at helping ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 20, 2016

This is (the real reason) why FG reduced MTN’s fine

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu has revealed the reason why the Federal Government decided to slash the N1.04 trillion ...

OluwapelumiMay 25, 2015

Etisalat joins MTN and Airtel in #Petrocalypse

by Mobutu Sankara Looks like #Petrocalypse has taken more prisoners. This morning, Etisalat announced possible outages due to our current ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 4, 2015

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Vector thrills fans at the Airtel/Trace music star grand finale (PHOTOS)

by Damilola Jagun Nigeria’s king of rap, Vector Tha Viper thrilled his fans to a mega performance at the grand ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 28, 2015

Don’t miss it! Vector headlines Airtel/Trace Music Stars Grand Finale today

by Damilola Jagun Nigeria’s king of rap, Vector Tha Viper will be thrilling his fans to a mega performance at ...

MuyiwaJanuary 23, 2015

Facebook launches free internet service in Ghana

by Muyiwa Matuluko Facebook yesterday announced the launch of it’s “internet for all” initiative – Internet.org – in Ghana, in ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 22, 2015

Fashola reacts to closure of Buhari’s fundraising platform

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has shut down the platform for raising campaign funds for General Muhammed ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 21, 2014

Konga enters ‘Top 12 most respected companies’ list

by Damilola Jagun Konga.com, Nigeria’s largest online mall, has been announced as the 12th most respected company in Nigeria. The ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 10, 2014

Grace Efezokhae: Our beautiful love story; 8 years and counting

by Grace Efezokhae I will never forget how I flirted with others going from one le boo to another. I ...

February 24, 2014

Here we go again: Airtel may be in deep financial trouble, court documents show

by ‘Jola Sotubo The number of times the operating identity of the telecommunications company now called Airtel has been changed ...

January 22, 2014

Just In: Nollywood sweetheart, Genevieve Nnaji becomes Etisalat Ambassador (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido One of the leading telecommunication companies in Nigeria, Etisalat have declared screen goddess, Genevieve Nnaji its product ...

December 17, 2013

Enough is enough: Ministry, others tell telecoms companies to improve or face sanction

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Ministry of Communication Technology and the Consumer Protection Council, CPC, just as regulatory authority, Nigerian Communications Commission, ...

November 30, 2013

‘Airtel this is a BLEACH of contract’: Top 10 (painful) reactions to the Airtel BIS saga (TWEETS)

by Tutu Akinlabi Telecommunications company, Airtel has become a major subject of discussion on Nigerian social media. This is due ...

October 9, 2013

It’s here! Nigeria’s Got Talent is back for Season 2, hits Abuja for auditions

by Akan Ido Season Two of world acclaimed talent fiesta, Nigeria’s Got Talent, is set for an exciting first round ...

June 3, 2013

Analysis: When market dominance in the telecomms industry becomes subscribers’ headache

by Samuel Inyang According to consumer rights advocates, there is cause for concern in this game of might is right ...

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