Tag: Telecommunication

NLC Storm MTN Office in Bayelsa, Condemns Engaging of Casual Workers

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2018

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday, picketed the office of telecommunications giant, MTN in Bayelsa for allegedly engaging casual workers and denying them their ... Read More

MTN Nigeria Sacks 15% of Its Nigerian Workforce, Position Available For Contract

Tanimu- May 3, 2017

Gloom or gloomy day you might want to call it not "May Day" for some MTN staff or better still, "May Day May Day" when ... Read More

Telecom sector contributes N1.41bn to GDP in 1st quarter of 2016– NBS

Abdul Jimoh- June 9, 2016

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said that the telecommunications sector contributed N1.41billion to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of ... Read More

NCC Releases More Bands To Boost Broadband Penetration

Henry Solomon- May 6, 2016

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday opened new spectrum bands, saying the bands would help to achieve 30 per cent broadband penetration by 2018. ... Read More

MTN Might Pay a “reasonable” Nigerian Fine Following Talks

Henry Solomon- February 19, 2016

South African telecoms firm MTN Group could end up paying a "reasonable" amount following talks with the Nigerian authorities over a disputed $3.9 billion fine ... Read More

Don’t Place Profits Above Our Security Needs, President Buhari Warns Telecom Companies

Abdul Jimoh- January 20, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abu Dhabi urged telecommunication companies operating in Nigeria not to place their desire for huge profits above the security needs ... Read More

ECOWAS TV, Radio Broadcast Channels to Come on Stream in 2017 Says Official

Henry Solomon- November 10, 2015

The Economic Community of West African states (ECOWAS) says its sub-regional radio and television channels will come on stream in 2017. Dr Isaias Barreto da ... Read More

Transactions In Mobile Money Transfer Scheme Hits N815.47bn – CBN

Henry Solomon- October 20, 2015

The Director of Banking and Payment System in the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Dipo Fatokun says about N815.47 billion has been transferred through the Nigerian ... Read More

Muslim Media Watch Group Calls On FG To Curb Unsolicited and Immoral SMS

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 7, 2015

The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria wishes to call on the Federal Government to exercise an effective and efficient control on the telecommunications providers ... Read More

GLO Unveils Mobile Health

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 28, 2015

Telecom giant Global has unveiled it mobile health scheme known as GLO health cover. The Network says the initiative is to make healthcare affordable to ... Read More

Transition From Analogue to Digital Broadcasting in Nigeria

admin- June 30, 2014

  The National Broadcasting Commission recognises, Digitisation, the conversion of the broadcast and communication systems from analogue to digital, as an important global movement driven ... Read More