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Airtel Nigeria has been named the “Best in Test” following a nationwide broadband assessment by umlaut, a cross-industry company that offers advisory and engineering services to clients all over the world.
The Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN), has planned a three-day warning strike to protest what it described as the “Precarious Working Conditions and Gross Disregard for Laws and Institutions of Nigeria by Employers in Telecommunications and Communications Sector.”
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has fined three top telecommunication companies in Nigeria the sum of N78.5 million.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been charged to enlighten state governments nationwide on the role of telecommunications as a catalyst for economic development.
Mastercard has sealed a pact with wireless operator Airtel Africa that will see it procure a minority interest in the telco’s mobile money division, Airtel Mobile Commerce BV (AMC BV).
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), made the disclosure during a meeting of the Ministerial Taskforce on NIN-SIM linkage, which held on Thursday, April 1, 2021.
Active users of telecommunications services in the country decreased by 0.32 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2020, the National Bureau of Statistics has said.
The House of Representatives, Tuesday, intervened in the conflict between telecommunication companies and banks over N42billion debts from Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD).
Nigerian government approves establishment of SIM swap centres, extension of enrolment licence tenure
Key stakeholders who joined Pantami at the meeting included the EVC/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission, DG/CEO of the National Identity Management Commission, DG/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service and Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria.
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has allocated a total of 382.94 million telephone numbers, to all telecommunications services providers since the inception of digital mobile services in the country in 2001.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) with support from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have activated a short code – “6232” for verified information.
The federal government had at the expiration of the initial January 16 deadline for the submission of NIN, decided to extend it to February 9 for all telecoms subscribers that have registered for NIN including those that were yet to register for NIN to submit their NIN for linkage with their SIM card.
Airtel Nigeria, a telecommunications service provider on Thursday says it has commenced the National Identity Number (NIN) registration exercise in its retail outlets across the country. Airtel in a statement made available to newsmen in...
The total number of active internet subscribers increased to 151.51 million in the third quarter of last year (Q3 2020) compared to 143.63 million subscribers in the preceding quarter and 136.20 million in Q1, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has approved the extension of the deadline on the ongoing SIM-NIN integration by three weeks.
The federal government has extended the deadline for the provision of National Identification Number, NIN, by telecommunication service subscribers to 19th January and 9th February, 2021 respectively.
Airtel Nigeria has announced the commencement of the 2020 edition of its annual ‘5 Days of Love’ Yuletide initiative with a focus on providing palliative packs to 5,000 persons across five Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the country.
Despite criticisms from many Nigerians of the two-week ultimatum for the registration and linking of National Identity Number (NIN) to mobile numbers, the federal government has insisted on the deadline.
More than 40 countries urged China on Tuesday to allow the U.N. human rights chief immediate access to Xinjiang region to look into reports that more than a million people have been unlawfully detained there, some subjected to torture or forced labour.
Lionel Messi earned a record-equalling 147th cap for Argentina as they progressed to the Copa America quarter-finals with victory over Paraguay.
Egyptian TikTok influencer Haneen Hossam will appeal a 10-year prison sentence handed down by a Cairo court that found her guilty of human trafficking, her lawyer said on Monday.
The chairperson of Eti Osa local government, Rafiu Olatunji, has died on Monday night at his Sangotedo residence. He died from a long-term illness.
He said: “There’s actually no part of the country that has not been impacted positively in the areas of infrastructure, agriculture and economic support initiative based on peculiarities of the regions.”
Local Government Election Appeal Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State has on Saturday submitted the reports of the committee to the State Chairman, Hon Tunde Balogun.
The people of Finima community in Bonny local government area of Rivers State, the host to the Nigerian Liquified Natural Gas Limited (NLNG), have announced their decision to severe ties with the company following its alleged refusal to accord them, the host community rights, as stipulated in the law.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj. Gen. Farouk Yahaya, on Tuesday denied reports that the service chiefs are failing to achieve their task of curbing the worsening insecurity in the country, due to lack of synergy among them.
In James Rodriguez's home nation of Colombia, they feel that the still Everton man could be on his way back to Real Madrid. Despite the player himself recently ruling it out, 'Gol Caracol' assure that president Florentino Perez would be willing to bring him in for Ancelotti, who has reportedly specifically asked for his signing.
The Nigerian Exchange has halted trading in the shares of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) Plc, as the bank moves to its transition to a holding company.