Tag: MTN

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 10, 2016

MTN to apologise to FG, pay fine in 6 tranches… [DETAILS]

The 6 months spent negotiating with the Federal Government has finally paid off for telecoms giant, MTN as the N1.04 trillion ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 10, 2016

Just In: MTN agrees to pay N330bn fine to FG

Telecommunications giant MTN has agreed to pay its fine of $1.7 billion(N330bn) to the federal government of Nigeria. The South ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 16, 2016

MTN subscribers to be rewarded with ‘Yafun Yafun’ bonus

It is yet another season of freebies as MTN Nigeria unveils a special tariff plan, MTN Start Pack, otherwise known ...

Janeth JMarch 8, 2016

MTN responsible for increased Boko Haram attacks – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, stated that the reluctance of telecommunications giant, MTN, in deactivating unregistered lines contributed to the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 7, 2016

Senate summons MTN, 2 ministers over payment of fine

The Senate Committee on Communications has directed the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, and the Attorney General of the Federation ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 4, 2016

N780bn fine: ‘Why N118.8bn was set aside’ – MTN

The management of telecommunications giant, MTN, has explained why it set aside N118.8bn (about $600 million) in its Group Financial ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 27, 2016

The Nigerian government is N50bn richer, courtesy of MTN

The Federal Government has confirmed the receipt of N50 billion from telecommunications giant- MTN. The telecoms company had on Wednesday, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 24, 2016

FG denies receiving ‘N50bn payment’ from MTN

Following reports that telecommunication giants, MTN has opted to put to bed its challenge of the N1.04 trillion fine imposed ...

Janeth JFebruary 24, 2016

MTN pays N50 billion to FG, withdraws suit

MTN Nigeria has withdrawn its suit against the Nigerian Communications Commission and paid N50 billion for the resolution of the ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 21, 2016

Ricky Tarfa sues MTN, EFCC, others for ‘N5bn’

Embattled Lawyer, Ricky Tarfa, has filed a fundamental rights suit against the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) and telecommunication giant, ...

Janeth JFebruary 8, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Chibok community replies OBJ | Bill Clinton throws a punch for Hillary | David Mark is ready | More stories

Fayose says Buhari’s sudden vacation is suspicious. This Day David Mark is ready for Benue senatorial rerun election. Leadership Chibok ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 3, 2016

MTN hires ex-US attorney general, Eric Holder to challenge $3.9bn fine

MTN group has hired former attorney general of the United States, Eric Holder, to challenge the $3.9 billion fine imposed ...

Janeth JJanuary 28, 2016

‘Our intention is not to kill MTN’ – FG

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has confirmed that it would soon begin dialogue with MTN for an out-of-court settlement over the ...

Janeth JJanuary 27, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: ‘PDP plots to blackmail Oshiomhole’ | Poor El Chapo can’t get a good night’s sleep | Between Wall Street and Apple | More stories

Mayaki says PDP plots to blackmail Oshiomhole. Vanguard FG says corruption is fighting back. Leadership This is why Metuh keeps ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 22, 2016

MTN seeks out of court settlement with NCC

Telecom giant, MTN has asked for an out-of-court resolution in its case against the punitive fine slammed on the company ...

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