Tag: MTN

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 2, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. I will sue Amaechi for accusing ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 2, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: MTN sacks 280 staff | Why Workers’ Day celebration was disrupted – Labour minister | More stories

by Dolapo Adelana From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. I will sue Amaechi for accusing me falsely – ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 2, 2017

MTN sacks 280 staff

by Dolapo Adelana Telecommunications company, MTN Nigeria has disengaged 200 full-time employees and 80 contract staff. The move is part ...

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AzeezMarch 31, 2017

NCC fine: MTN pays N30bn to FG

by Azeez Adeniyi Telecoms firm, MTN has remitted N30 billion to the federal government in part settlement of a N330 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 2, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Spain appoints Minister of Sex Spain has ...

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AzeezMarch 2, 2017

Xenophobia: Militants threaten to attack MTN, Shoprite, others

by Azeez Adeniyi A group of Niger Delta Militants have threatened to blow up Multichoice Limited, owner of DSTV; MTN, Shoprite ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 2, 2017

The Thread: Much ado about questions by customer care personnel

Twitter is threads and threads are Twitter. At least that’s what this tweep (@Sasen_Aro) thought about Twitter’s utility when she used ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 23, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Photos from Osinbajo’s meeting with MTN

While some Nigerians were vandalising an MTN regional office in Abuja earlier today, the South African telecommunications giant had an ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

by Dolapo Adelana These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Osinbajo pays surprise visit to Lagos Airport, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

Xenophobia: Leave Nigeria in 48 hours, students threaten MTN, DSTV, Shoprite

by Dolapo Adelana The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to all South African companies ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 23, 2017

Xenophobia: Protesters attack MTN head office in Abuja

by Dolapo Adelana Disheartened by the continuous attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, some protesters on Thursday attacked and vandalised ...

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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 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 27, 2016

Oyagbola’s resignation, a big loss – MTN

Telecommunications company, MTN Nigeria has described the resignation of Amina Oyagbola as a big loss. MTN’s CEO, Fredi Moolman, in ...

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AzeezDecember 26, 2016

MTN has paid N80bn of N330bn fine – FG

The Federal Government on Monday said telecoms company MTN has paid N80bn out of the N330bn fine imposed on it ...

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Mazi EmekaDecember 22, 2016

It’s FREE! No need for data on Fidelity website, online banking and online app

It’s not even Christmas yet but we just can’t hold back all the freebies we have for you. So here’s ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 18, 2016

#YNaija2016Review: Ambode, MTN, Sterling Bank…. See the top 7 adverts of 2015

by Wilfred Okiche These adverts had us catching feelings, laughing out loud singing along or just marvelling at their technical ...

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RoqeebahDecember 15, 2016

YNaija’s 12 days of Christmas : The UNILAG whiz kid

In a lot of ways, 2016 has been a very stressful year. Hopefully, it hasn’t been as stressful for you ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2016

The Thread: Dear NCC, communication is essential

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) last week threw a curve ball at Nigerians, when they decided to raise the floor for ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2016

Opinion: NCC – Towards faster service and healthier competition

by Anthony Jegede The hubbub over the reinstatement of floor price on data tariff by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 28, 2016

Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Kyari returns, refutes suspension claim

Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari on Friday resumed work in the Presidency. Before his return to ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2016

The Thread: How much tax has Dangote paid?

In the middle of this shakedown of MTN by the Nigerian Senate for repatriated funds, Joachim Ebong is asking an important question. See ...

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Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

YNaija Editorial: Nigeria’s Senators as economic saboteurs

The Senate investigative hearing into the alleged illegal repatriation of $13.9 billion by MTN between 2006 and 2016, is disturbing ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2016

Alleged MTN’s repatriated $13.9bn can bring Nigeria out of recession – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Thursday said the $13.9bn allegedly laundered by MTN can pull Nigeria out of recession. Saraki who ...

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AzeezOctober 19, 2016

Alleged money laundering: Senate seeks service of foreign experts to probe MTN

The Senate has hired international forensic lawyers, accountants and other experts to investigate the alleged repatriation of $13.9 billion by Telecoms ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 30, 2016

Opinion: 10 reasons why there has to be Project Fame Season 10

by Oluwafemi Oguntamu As it is with everything good, the end of every Project Fame season leaves one with mixed feelings. ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 29, 2016

The Thread: Will Dino Melaye’s allegation against MTN ever catch fire?

Nigeria has been hit hard by recession and in these desperate economic times, every kobo counts. It is the reason ...

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AzeezSeptember 28, 2016

Alleged $12.92b laundering: Senate’s claim unfounded, without merit – MTN

Telecommunications giant, MTN on Wednesday described as “unfounded” and “baseless” allegations that it illegally moved $12.92 billion out of Nigeria ...

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AzeezSeptember 27, 2016

Trade minister helped MTN launder $13.92bn out of Nigeria – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye on Tuesday said the Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah connived with MTN to smuggle ...

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