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Ijaw youths shut down Glo network in Bayelsa

Ijaw youths have again shut down telecommunication masts belonging to Globacom in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital.

Dangote, MTN, Glo lead in the 2019 most valuable brands in Nigeria

For the umpteenth time, Dangote Group, a Nigerian owned and most diversified conglomerate has emerged the most valuable brand in Nigeria after the 2019 Top 50 Brand survey, while MTN closely followed as the most valuable multinational and telecommunication brands with Glo coming third in the chart.

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.

Plateau governor lauds telco’s impact on state’s economy

Lalong, who was elated at the performance of Globacom in the state over the years, stressed that, as an indigenous company, Globacom has proven to be a force to be reckoned with in the socio-economic life of Plateau State and in Nigeria at large.
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.

Airtel emerges Nigeria’s second largest network

The second-largest telecommunications service provider position in Nigeria has been taken from Globacom by Airtel Nigeria.

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: Why we crashed USSD price cap

Today’s global economy is increasingly dependent on mobile technology. This is not just for telecommunications services but also for a number of other services offered by adjacent industries.

Mike Adenuga tasks federal government to tackle insecurity for tourism to grow in Nigeria

The chairman of an indigenous telecom company, Globacom, Mike Adenuga Jr, has said that Nigeria tourism industry will continue to suffer a decline if the government fails to adequately address the issue of insecurity in the country.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ojude Oba a unifying force worthy of emulation – Ogun governor

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun yesterday described the Ojude Oba Cultural Festival as a unifying traditional festival among the Ijebu and the entire people of Ogun State.

Glo charges Muslims to live up to the tenets of Islam

dDigital Transformation Leader Globacom has charged Muslim faithful to live up to the tenets of Islam. The company gave the advice on the occasion of this year’s celebration of Eid-El-Kabir.

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.
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.
Phone SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

119.5 million Nigerians now using internet

Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to 119,506,430 million in April 2019, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.

Eid-el-Fitr: Glo congratulates Muslims

Grand masters of data, Globacom, has congratulated the Muslim faithful in Nigeria; for successfully completing the 30-day Ramandan fast.

NCC: Glo, 9Mobile set to list on Stock Exchange

With the enlisting of the leading mobile operator in the country on the Nigeria Stock Exchange, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says other operators including Bharti Airtel, Globacom and 9Mobile are getting set to do so.

Report: Broadband penetration to rise to 55% by 2025

The “Nigeria Mobile Report 2019” released at the weekend by Jumia Nigeria has stated that the nation’s mobile broadband penetration is forecast to rise to 55 percent of its population by 2025.
Phone SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

NCC: Internet users hit 115.9 million in March

Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to 115,938,255 million in March 2019, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.

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Senator Lokpobiri: Bayelsa has shown willingness to change destiny

Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

YIAGA: Bayelsa election results were manipulated

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
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Lack of Champions League begins to hit Manchester United finances

Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.

Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.