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ATCON lauds ex-NCC chief’s emergence as MTN chairman

The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has congratulated Ernest Ndukwe on his recent appointment as new board chairman, MTN Nigeria.

Osun Osogbo festival begins with traditional town cleansing

The people of Osogbo, the Osun State capital, will tomorrow (Monday) witness the traditional cleansing (known as Iwopopo) of Osogbo town, as part of pre-festival events that will herald the 2019 Osun Osogbo festival.

MTN Nigeria asks tribunal to rule on tax treatment of $1 billion fine

MTN Nigeria has asked a Nigerian tax tribunal to rule on whether the company should pay corporate tax on a 330 billion naira ($1.1 billion) fine, a spokesman for the telecoms company said.
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 board: Stakeholders commend Ernest Ndukwe’s appointment as chairman

Stakeholders in the telecom industry have commended the emergence of seasoned telecommunications technocrat Mr. Ernest Ndukwe has the Chairman of the Board of Directors of MTN Nigeria.

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.
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 Nigeria declares N60 billion interim dividend

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc will be distributing N60 billion as interim cash dividend to shareholders.

MTN Nigeria posts 566.95bn revenue in six months

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc on Friday released its unaudited result for the six months ended June 30 and announced an interim dividend of N2.95 per share to its shareholders.

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 appoints ex-minister, ex-revenue chief, ex-NBA president as board members

Telecommunications firm, MTN, has notified the Nigeria Stock Exchange of a substantial change in its board structure. Pioneer board chair, Pascal Dozie, is stepping down along with five other directors.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE drops to 27,000 mark, amid Seplat losses

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday reached all time low of 27,864.49 due to sell pressure in Seplat and 18 other equities.
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.

MTN Nigeria slashes data prices, introduces freebies for new customers

MTN Nigeria, Wednesday, announced a price slash across all its data plans and offerings, barely two weeks after launching its 4G+, which offers customers faster data speed.

Airtel Africa to boost Nigerian equities with N1.4 trillion

Airtel Africa Plc is set to become the third most capitalized quoted company on the Nigerian stock market as the telecommunications company concludes arrangements to list its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). Nigeria alone accounts for 36% of its total revenue.

Court adjourns tax case between MTN and attorney general

A Nigerian judge on Wednesday adjourned until Oct. 29 a case to resolve a $2 billion tax dispute between South African telecoms company MTN Group and Nigeria’s attorney general.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Transaction on NSE maintains losing streak, sheds N98 billion

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market capitalisation on Tuesday continued in a losing streak, dropping by N98 billion.

Bayero University Kano to honour Tony Elumelu with an Honorary Doctorate Degree

The Bayero University, Kano, is set to honour philanthropist and entrepreneur, Tony Elumelu, for his immense contributions to human development at the university’s forthcoming 35th convocation.

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