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MTN directs workers to stay at home

MTN Nigeria has directed its workers to stay at home in view of the ongoing attacks against South African companies operating in Nigeria.

Financial inclusion: MTN subsidiary recruits 500,000 money agents

Y’ello Digital Financial Services, (YDFS), a subsidiary of MTN Nigeria, on Thursday, launched a super-agent network service named ‘MoMo Agent’, in its efforts to deepen financial inclusion in the country.

MTN Nigeria celebrates 18 years of operations, promises quality ICT

Leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company, MTN Nigeria, on Thursday promised improved quality ICT offerings as it marked 18 years of its operations in Nigeria.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN gets central bank super agent licence

MTN Nigeria has announced that its subsidiary, Yello Digital Financial Services Limited (YDFS), has been granted a full Super Agent Licence by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

MTN earns N469 billion from airtime, data, SMS in H1

MTN Nigeria made a total of N469.4bn revenue from sales of airtime, data and Short Messaging Service in the first six months of the year, the 2019 half-year unaudited financial report of the company stated.

MTN mobile subscribers hit 61.5 million in Nigeria

Telecommunication giant, MTN Nigeria, on Friday said its mobile subscribers’ base increased to 61.5 million in the first quarter of 2019.

MTN stocks gain 21 percent in 48 hours

The telecommunications giant, which is the only one listed in the sector by the Nigerian Stock Exchange gained the maximum 10 per cent each of the two days of trading. It was initially listed at N90 on Thursday.
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NSE gains N1.9 trillion as MTN lists 20.35 billion shares

The market capitalisation of equities listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange rose by N1.90tn on Thursday after MTN Nigeria Communications Plc listed 20.35 billion shares on the Exchange.
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MTN Nigeria registers 20.35 billion shares

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc on Tuesday announced that it had successfully completed the registration of 20,354,513,050 ordinary shares of N0.02 each with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

MTN ready for listing on Nigerian Stock Exchange

MTN Nigeria Communications (MTN) on Wednesday announced that it had completed its conversion from a private company into a public company.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC awaits MTN’s application to list on NSE

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last Friday said it was still awaiting the formal application of telecommunication giant, MTN to list its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
Representative of Lagos State Governor and Attorney General/Commissioner for Justice Mr. Adeniji Kazeem (middle); Chief Operating Officer, MTN Nigeria, Mr. Mazen Mroue (2nd left); Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Dr. Babatunde Adejare (left); General Manager, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr. Damilola Emmanuel (right) and Managing Director/CEO, Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC),Mr. Jide Sanwoolu (2nd right) during the official commissioning of the ultra modern Ferry Terminal, LASWA Headquarters and Multi-Level Car Park at Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday

Governor Ambode unveils ultra-modern ferry terminal, multi-level car park

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday commissioned an ultra modern Ferry Terminal and the Headquarters of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) in Falomo area of the State, restating that no efforts would be spared to harness the potentials of water transport sector for the overall benefit of residents.
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Citibank, Stanbic, First Bank, UBA, 8 others to raise N200 billion for MTN

South Africa owned mobile communication giant MTN Nigeria signed a seven-year medium term loan agreement of N200 billion with a consortium of 12 local lenders on Wednesday.

MTN Nigeria adds 2.3 million customers in three months

MTN Nigeria says it added 2.3 million subscribers between January and March 2018 to report a total customer base of 54.5 million.

Experts to tackle effect of cybercrime on businesses – coordinator

Mr. Tayo Adewusi, Coordinator, Africa Digital Forum and Awards (ADA), on Sunday in Lagos said that cyber security had become a crucial factor to business growth.

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India seizes one tonne of ketamine on boat, arrests six Myanmar crew

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Hassan Rouhani: Iran to present regional security plan at UNGA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.
Chineze Anyaene, Chairman, Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee

Nigerian Oscars committee calls for entries from filmmakers

Ahead of the 2020 Oscars, the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has called on Nigerian filmmakers to submit entries for the ‘Best International Feature Film’ category.
Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.

Riyad Mahrez stars in Manchester City’s destruction of Watford

Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.

Lagos community signs deal with foreign investors on infrastructure

A partnership between local residents of Odo-Ogun community on the outskirt of Lagos and a team of Chinese investors may soon bring about infrastructural development and job creation in the rural community located along the Lagos-Ikorodu highway.