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NCC allows Airtel to partially disconnect Glo over interconnect indebtedness

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted Airtel approval to partially disconnect Globacom from its network for failing to settle interconnect debts running into billions of naira.

NBS: MTN leads as mobile internet subscribers hit 122 million in Q1 2019

The number of mobile Internet subscribers have to rise to 122,673,632 and 166,310,154 subscribers in the first quarter of 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recent report has said.
Phone SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

GSM tax: Telecom subscribers to pay extra N261 billion

Telecom subscribers in the country are likely to pay an additional N261.18bn on voice calls, short message service and data in one year if the Senate passes the proposed Communications Service Bill into law.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 109 for alleged armed robbery, illegal mining in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested 109 suspects for alleged armed robbery, fraud and illegal mining in a different part of the state, the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Muhammadu Abubakar says.

NSE indices sustain negative outlook, amid Airtel price loss

The Nigeria equities market recorded further dip on Tuesday due to huge loss reformed by Airtel Africa Plc.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Federal government wants states to help returnees from South Africa

Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Executive Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has urged state governments to ensure proper reintegration of returnees from South Africa into the society.
President Ramaphosa has prioritised land redistribution as he seeks to win public support ahead of election next year [Themba Hadebe-AP]

Xenophobia: President Buhari’s envoy meets South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa today

President Muhammadu Buhari’s special envoy, the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Abubakar, has arrived in Johannesburg and is expected to meet President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa.

Airtel Africa exceeds 100 million subscriber base

Airtel Africa, a major telecommunications services provider with operations in 14 countries across Africa, Wednesday announced that it has crossed the 100 million customers mark across its operations.

NCC launches second phase of SIM registration verification and compliance audit

To provide further assurance on the integrity of its Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) registration database, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will shortly begin the second phase of its ongoing audit of SIM registration data and registration processes across all Mobile Network Operator (MNO) platforms.

Airtel deepens Internet connectivity with home broadband package

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has taken a definitive step to deepen broadband connectivity in homes and offices across the country as it announces the roll out of its Home Broadband value offering pan Nigeria.

MTN lifts partial ban on calls from Glo network

This came after a breakdown in mobile communication between 46.6 million Globacom subscribers and MTN network users, which lasted more than five days. This cost both companies a huge loss in revenue.

Ijaw youths begin shutting down of MTN, Glo, Airtel masts in Bayelsa

Ijaw youths have made good their threat to shut down masts belonging to MTN, Glo, Airtel and other telecommunication companies in Bayelsa State.
ISIL fighters killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group has claimed through its news agency AMAQ.

Soldiers kill six bandits in Kaduna

The troops of “Operation Thunder Strike” and “Operation Harbin Kunama III” have killed five suspected bandits and arrested four others during two separate operations in Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Troops kill five, arrest four bandits in Kaduna

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army have neutralized five bandits and arrested four others in two separate operations in Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.

Ijaw youths threaten to cripple telecom operations in Bayelsa

Ijaw youths in Bayelsa State at the weekend threatened to shutdown operations of telecommunication companies following unresolved issues bordering on diesel supply to their various power plants in the state.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Investors lose N265 billion as stock market falls further

Investors in the equities market of the Nigerian Stock Exchange saw the value of their investments decline by N265bn on Thursday.
Telecommunications operators have blasted the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) over its threat to demolish about 7000 mast, largely owned by Global System for Mobile communication (GSM) service providers in the country.

Drop calls: Senate tasks NCC,CPC, SON on effective supervision of service providers

The Senate on Thursday advised regulatory agencies in Nigeria to ensure strict supervision of telecoms service providers for effective service delivery.

Airtel Africa’s shares drop by 9.99 per cent

Airtel Africa shares dropped by 9.99 per cent on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) a day after listing, forcing the market indices to close on negative region.

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NEMA, SEMA support victims of fire disaster in Yobe

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (YOSEMA) have rendered assistance to the victims of Gashua Potash Market with building materials.
Nigeria Football Federation’s referee adviser and CAF referees committee member Linus Mba has stated that the high level of requirement expected from league officials handling Premier league matches has been the reason behind the improvement witnessed in the officiating of league matches this season.

Linus Mba: Improved officiating in the NPFL down to requirement from referees

Nigeria Football Federation’s referee adviser and CAF referees committee member Linus Mba has stated that the high level of requirement expected from league officials handling Premier league matches has been the reason behind the improvement witnessed in the officiating of league matches this season.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

House of Reps call for abolishment of ‘acceptance fee’ into tertiary institutions

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the abolishment of ‘acceptance fees’ paid by students offered admission into various institutions in Nigeria.
Jose Mourinho's first training session with Tottenham Hotspur went down well as he aims to return the Whitelily yo winning ways after taken over Mauricio Pochettino.

New Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho vows to develop youngsters

New Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho appears to have taken a swipe at the academies of his former clubs, which include Chelsea and Manchester United – whilst praising the youth set-up at Spurs.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Super Eagles potentials excites Gernot Rohr

Coach of Nigeria’s senior national team Gernot Rohr has stated that the Super Eagles is in the right direction and pleased with the way things are beginning to look for the team and members of the team as national team players settle into their club after a productive international window.