Tag: MTN

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August 29, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Globacom at 10 – A remarkable success story

by Olusegun Adeniyi From crashing the cost of acquiring a GSM line from such prohibitive cost as N40,000 to as ...

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August 20, 2013

MAVIN goes Y’hello: Super-producer, Don Jazzy and D’Prince now MTN ambassadors

by Oge Okonkwo More money to roll in for the brothers in the MAVIN crew as prolific producer, Don Jazzy ...

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July 24, 2013

Opinion: Nigeria’s free market system and its unlimited opportunities

by Lanre Olagunju Whether free market systems can actually wear away an individual’s morality is a subject that will always ...

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July 17, 2013

“I don port o!”: MAVIN first lady, Tiwa Savage turns MTN ambassador (LOOK)

by Chisom Ukaegbu Tiwa Savage who recently dropped her debut album, “Once Upon A Time” has joined the league of  growing ...

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July 7, 2013

Terrible: Vigilante kills MTN staff, student in Ogun

by Akan Ido Men of the Vigilante Service of Ogun State reportedly shot dead Moruf Raji, a student of the ...

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July 1, 2013

The NCC and it’s never-ending deadlines – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze The killings of almost 100 of our security agents in Nasarawa is being swept under the carpet. ...

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June 20, 2013

Rock like legends! MTN Project Fame All-Star concerts hit Lagos and Calabar with Wizkid, Davido, Iyanya, Chidinma & many more (CLICK)

by Isi Esene This season MTN Project Fame has decided to bring together all its superstars and take them on ...

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June 14, 2013

Opinion: Of Saka, porting and the logic of history

by Romanus K. Adimora There is no doubt that “carpet-crossing” and “decamping” have  offensive or negative connotations compared with “porting” which ...

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June 9, 2013

Photo of the Day: Has Saka finally ported to the JTF?

by Akan Ido Hafiz Oyetoro’s porting from Etisalat to the telecommunications giant, MTN defined the competition among operators to take ...

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June 7, 2013

“He made a terrible mistake”: Etisalat wants Saka to ‘port’ back

by Akan Ido Etisalat made its position known yesterday over the role played by former brand ambassador, Hafiz Oyetoro in ...

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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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May 8, 2013

“I am not ready to say goodbye…” – Touching tribute to former model, Yinka Olonode by mother of his 10month old baby

by Chi Ibe                   Lillie Halpern has led the tributes for former model ...

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May 6, 2013

Sad: Former model, Yinka Olonode, commits suicide in the US

by Akan Ido Former model, Yinka Olonade reportedly committed suicide by jumping from a rooftop restaurant of The Nines Hotel at ...

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May 2, 2013

Sen. Tokunbo Afikuyomi’s iron fish – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze For me, the biggest regret is that the website 234Next was pulled down by my former employer. ...

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April 25, 2013

Opinion: Saka and his port of gold

by Lucas Togan Even when his popularity grew, Etisalat failed to capitalize on the developing brand and kept his terms ...

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April 25, 2013

Miraculous employment letters – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Oh to be a fly in the wall of an Etisalat office as they try and do ...

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April 24, 2013

Analysis: Why MTN got it so very right on the Saka ‘I don port’ ad

by Wilfred Okiche Beyond all the entertainment and shock value though, what exactly does Saka bring to the table? Are ...

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April 24, 2013

“Who really ported our Saka”? The guy who created the character speaks (READ)

by Kenny Brandmuse (Editor’s Note: Reports say the author is the creator the popular Saka character in telecom television commercials. ...

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April 24, 2013

See the guys behind the viral “I don port” MTN ad (PHOTOS)

by Hauwa Gambo It’s the television commercial everyone’s talking about! The MTN number portability advert featuring “Saka” who hitherto used ...

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April 24, 2013

This is war: MTN ‘steals’ Saka, Etisalat responds with Hollywood’s Hakeem Kae-Kazim? (WATCH, LOOK, TWEETS)

by Hauwa Gambo So crawl out of that hole you’ve been hiding in: the brand wars in Nigeria just climbed ...

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April 23, 2013

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Nigeria – The role of technology in driving the new economy (Y! FrontPage)

Nigeria needs to acknowledge how dire the situation is and correct its educational system especially at the tertiary level. Our ...

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April 16, 2013

Opinion: Customers’ agonies with mobile phone service providers

by Niyi Akinnaso Menacing promotional messages are only one kind of problem. Other more serious problems vary from unauthorised charges ...

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March 8, 2013

Man, 37, accused of stealing recharge cards worth N13.4 million, bail set out N200,000

by Isi Esene Lukman Aminu, a 37-year-old has been arraigned before an Ijeshatedo Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing his company’s ...

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March 8, 2013

Femi Longe: Overcoming Nigeria’s last mile broadband challenges (Y! Policy Hub)

by Femi Longe If we are to maximise the potential customer base in Nigeria, the services will not target just ...

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January 13, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Industry and the Nigerian Project

by Simon Kolawole Maybe there is something about the Nigerian market that we don’t understand. This is a country plagued ...

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January 11, 2013

10 African companies going global in 2013, according to Ventures Africa

Business in opened in Africa and the former “hopeless” continent is thriving with trade and investment opportunities.  Africa is seeing ...

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December 21, 2012

The end of time – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

The world is meant to end today according to those who translated the Mayan calendar while cradling a bottle of ...

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November 22, 2012

Nokia unveils ‘world most innovative smartphones’; Lumia 920 and 820

  by Isi Esene On Tuesday, November 20, Nokia, in partnership with Microsoft and MTN, unveiled in Nigeria its highly anticipated ...

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November 13, 2012

Fasten your seatbelts: MTN is set to give away Cessna 182 T airplane today

by Isi Esene Today is the draw-day for the much publicised MTN Nigeria Ultimate Wonder Promo, the GSM operator announced ...

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November 12, 2012

TICKER: All promotions by telecoms companies are banned – NCC

PRESS STATEMENT The Commission has, in recent times been inundated with several complaints from consumers, Industry Stakeholders against the various ...

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