Tag: MTN

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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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Isime EseneSeptember 24, 2016

$12 billion; N441 million… | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

$12 billion – The amount allegedly smuggled out of Nigeria by telecoms company MTN between 2006 and 2016. This is according to Sen. ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 23, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: Our National Assembly are mad

First, a disclaimer. This is a rant. It is not a superbly constructed whatever that you can reference in an ...

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AzeezSeptember 23, 2016

N1.4tr fine: We didn’t give any govt official bribe – MTN

Telecommunications giant, MTN on Friday said it did not bribe any government official for the reduction of the N1.04 trillion fine ...

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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 ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 19, 2016

9 reasons MTN’s Project Fame West Africa should end at Season 9

9 years ago Project Fame by MTN was brought to local screens across West Africa and what a show it ...

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AzeezAugust 8, 2016

MTN escapes bankruptcy as FG reduces fine

Telecommunications giants, MTN has been reported to have escaped bankruptcy after President Muhammadu Buhari reduced the fine imposed on the ...

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Oreoluwa PetersAugust 2, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: D’banj ditches GLO for MTN? | Rita Dominic walks right into cyber attack | More Stories

Here are some stories from yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are now buzzing this morning ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 27, 2016

MTN fine: Lawmaker won’t let it go, drags two ministers to court

A member of the House of Representatives, Raphael Igbokwe, has filed a suit against the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 21, 2016

2 Ministers snub Senate summon over reduction of MTN fine

The Minister of Communications Technology, Adebayo Shittu and the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami have ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 20, 2016

The late 5: These are the stories that drove the conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove the conversation today. 1. Saraki, Ekweremadu to appear in court tomorrow Senate ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 20, 2016

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

Here are the top five stories to monitor today   1) President Buhari returns to the country After 13 days ...

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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 ...

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Isime EseneJune 13, 2016

Sam Omatseye: Go forth and give

by Sam Omatseye Three men have shown us the different shades of love. One shows it genuinely, the other as ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 11, 2016

House of Reps to FG: ‘We oppose fine reduction for MTN’

The House of Representative, on Friday, rejected the offer by MTN to return $1.7 billion out of $3.9 billion that ...

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