Tag: MTN Nigeria

Breaking: Banks will soon restore MTN services – Minister @DrIsaPantami assures Nigerians

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has said, the trade dispute between commercial banks and mobile network operator, MTN Nigeria. Pantami, in a tweet late Friday, wrote, “On the fallout between @MTNNG and some banks on USSD services today, I engaged with both regulators, the Governor of @cenbank[Read More…]

Buhari Orders EFCC to return N10bn To NBC After Detaining, Harrasing Emeka Mba

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the return of N10bn seized from the National Broadcasting Commission by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The Director-General of NBC, Mallam Is’haq Kawu, said this in Abuja on Thursday at a press conference to announce the 20th edition of Africa Broadcasting Conference and Exhibition[Read More…]

MTN Nigeria CEO, Michael Ikpoki Quits

By Chris Nomjov The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN Nigeria, Michael Ikpoki has resigned. The company’s head of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, Akinwale Goodluck has also resigned with immediate effect. Ikpoki has been replaced by Ferdi Moolman as MTN Nigeria CEO while Goodluck has been replaced by Amina Oyagbola[Read More…]

Just In: Nigeria Extends MTN’s $5.2bn Fine Payment

Nigerian authorities will not enforce a $5.2 billion fine on South Africa’s MTN until negotiations have been concluded, the telecommunications company said on Monday. The company, which earns 37 per cent of its revenues in Nigeria, last week appointed former chief executive Phuthuma Nhleko as executive chairman for six months[Read More…]

VP Osinbajo, MTN’s Top Shareholder Reportedly Mounts Pressure On NSA, NCC To Soft Pedal Over MTN $5.2billion Fine

by Pointblanknews Fresh facts have emerged that suggests Vice President,  Yemi Osinbajo, is mounting pressure on Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), and the National Security Adviser ( NSA ),  to soft pedal on telecommunications giant, MTN, Nigeria. This is even as the MTN Chief Executive Officer Sifiso Dabengwa has resigned following the $5.2billion fine slammed[Read More…]