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Investment in Nigeria’s telco sector hits $25 billion

Communications commission boss says funding has shot up from $18 billion in 2009.


Merger could create new Nigerian telco

Three struggling CDMA operators are reportedly planning to join forces.


Nigeria’s Globacom unveils international top-up cards

Telco aims to ease connections between Nigeria’s diaspora and their loved ones.


Calls to revive Nigeria’s rural telephony plan

Project to connect underserved areas was suspended in 2001, owing to ‘poor execution’.


Nigerian telco lotteries to be regulated

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has warned operators to desist from promoting 'fraudulent' lotteries.


‘Stop demolishing mobile towers!’

Nigerian body tasked with tearing down ‘substandard’ base stations comes under pressure.


Bid to revoke MTN Nigeria's operating licence withdrawn

Plaintiffs took MTN to court for allegedly refusing to disclose call records of a suspended judge.


Nigeria clamps down on illegal frequency usage

Two bank branches in the country have allegedly been breaching the law.


MTN criticises reports about it leaving northern Nigeria

Telco says there is ‘no situation’ regarding its operations, despite threats from Boko Haram that it will attack its facilities.


Nigeria's falling comms towers raise concerns

A spate of collapsing infrastructure has resulted in calls for swift action.


Nigerian telcos yet to pay fines

Four mobile operators have not yet paid fines totalling $7.38 million.