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Teleology finalises takeover of 9mobile, pays $50m deposit

Teleology Holdings Ltd., says it is transferring a non-refundable completion deposit of 50 million dollars to the trustees of the bank syndicate presently holding ownership of 9Mobile.

Unexplained internet blackout in Ethiopia’s Oromia region

Internet services have been cut off in much of Ethiopia’s largest regional state, Oromia, the region’s television network reported on Tuesday.

Broadband operator to roll out national roaming service

In an effort to boost operations, Nigeria’s foremost 4G/LTE broadband operator, ntel, is planning to collaborate with 9mobile Nigeria and MTN Nigeria to roll out national roaming service in April.

MTN cuts 2018 dividend to manage debt

The Telecoms firm, MTN Group, on Thursday announced its decision to cut its 2018 dividend as a means of cutting debt.

Bharti Airtel joins race to list on Nigerian Stock Exchange

MTN’s slow pace at completing a planned listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) may see rival and leading telecommunications company, Bharti Airtel International (BAIN) overtake it.

Boye Onasanya: 9mobile will be sold to Teleology

The chief executive officer (CEO) of 9mobile, Boye Onasanya, has finally confirmed that the telecommunications company, formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria, will be sold to Teleology Holdings.

Teleology confirmed as preferred bidder of 9mobile

Barclays Africa, the financial adviser handling the sale of 9mobile, Wednesday finally put to rest several media speculations about the actual sale of 9mobile.

MTN Nigeria pays N110 billion NCC fine

MTN Nigeria has paid a total of N110bn into the coffers of the government out of the N330bn imposed on it by the Nigerian Communications Commission.

NCC approves new infraco licences for Southeast, Northeast

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) board has approved two additional infrastructure company (infraco) licences for the south-east and north-east regions of the country.

Teleology emerges preferred bidder for 9Mobile

Indications have emerged that Teleology Holdings Limited may have been finally selected as the preferred bidder for 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat Nigeria, the country’s fourth-largest mobile network.

Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme was a great, selfless statesman – Anglican Bishop

Most Rev. Adebola Ademowo, the Bishop of Lagos and Dean Emeritus, Church of Nigeria, (Anglican Communion), has described the late former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, as a selfless and God fearing Nigerian statesman.

Nigeria records 140 million voice, 93 million internet subscriptions in Q3 – NBS

Nigeria recorded a total of 140 million active voice subscriptions and 93.26 million active Internet subscriptions in the third quarter of 2017.

NCC extends 9mobile sale deadline by 16 days

The sale process of 9mobile will now be concluded on January 16, 2018 following an approval of the extension of the deadline by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), according to TheCable.

Over 750 police personnel, others to participate in fitness exercise in Enugu

Over 750 policemen and other personnel from sister security agencies and corporate bodies are to participate in the police routine monthly fitness exercise in Enugu.

NCC doles out N17m to Tennis Cup winners

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given out N17 million to winners of its Tennis Cup 2017 competition.

Police distribute 2,500 leaflets on security tips, distress call numbers in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command, on Saturday, distributed over 2,500 leaflets with security tips, distress call numbers and social media addresses in Enugu.

Dangote Group, Helios Towers in early lead in 9mobile bid

The race to acquire 9mobile, Nigeria’s fourth largest telecoms network operator, is taking a new dimension, as Dangote Group and Helios Towers are already emerging as the top two contenders among the 16 local and international companies bidding to acquire it.

Court dismisses suit seeking revocation of MTN’s licence, N1.04trn fine

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit seeking an order revoking the operating licence of the telecommunication company, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, and another compelling it to pay to the Federal Government the total sum of N1.040trn imposed on it by the Nigerian Communications Commission as fine in 2015.

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