MTN Nigeria Pays N30 Billion To Federal Government

MTN has made a payment of N30 billion ($98 million) to the Nigerian government in part settlement of an N330 billion fine imposed on the telecoms group for not disconnecting unregistered SIM cards, an MTN source told Reuters on Thursday. Africa’s largest telecoms company has already paid 80 billion nairas of the total amount owed,…

MTN Nigeria Pays N80 Billion of N330 Billion Fine

NAN: MTN Nigeria has paid N80 billion of the N330 billion fine imposed on it for failing to deactivate more than five million unregistered SIM cards. The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, told NAN in Abuja that the company paid the sum as the first instalment out of the three years given for the completion…

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Nigeria doesn’t know how to resettle IDPs ◉ Boko Haram Attack: 9 dead, many wounded ◉ UN frees child suspects held by Nigerian Army ◉ Uptill September Nigeria only spent half 2016 budget ◉ Why we’ve not arrested Jonathan ◉ 800 herdsmen arrested so far ◉ How cattle rearers’ chief was killed in Kogi ◉ They want to kill Shiites and Christians – Islamic Movement ◉ “Go and tweet that I am here” – Abba Kyari ◉ Billionaire Mike Adenuga Receives Highest National Honor in Ghana; has $8b assets in Ghana alone!

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot, Premium Times, Sun Newspaper, PM News, Leadership newspaper, The Herald,…

FLASH | MTN lays off 4,000 Contract Staff (PICTURES)

MTN Nigeria is laying off Contract Staff without been paid their full salary. Most of the staff has spent at least 5 years to like 14 years of their life. No mails communicated yet on the mode of payment for the 15days they worked as their salary is been calculated from 15th of previous month to 16th…

Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian newspapers : 1. The National leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists has said it does not know the ten persons currently being held in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS, for electoral related offences. Addressing newsmen in Benin City on Monday on behalf…

Copy of Newspaper Headlines – Fowler to hunt 10 million Nigerians for taxes by December. Despite hard times 2016, govt made over 2.3 trillion naira from taxes. Rome’s Mayor refuses to host 2024 Olympics. The Army is helping our stay at home cause – IPOB, MASSOB. Police teargas rallies supporting El Zakzaky. MTN in fresh $12 billion palaver. Nigeria cries out to UN – Help us, we can do no more over Chibok Girls.

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot, Premium Times, Sun Newspaper, PM News, Leadership newspaper, The Herald,…

Newspaper Headlines – Fowler to hunt 10 million Nigerians for taxes by December. Despite hard times 2016, govt made over 2.3 trillion naira from taxes. Rome’s Mayor refuses to host 2024 Olympics. The Army is helping our stay at home cause – IPOB, MASSOB. Police teargas rallies supporting El Zakzaky. MTN in fresh $12 billion palaver. Nigeria cries out to UN – Help us, we can do no more over Chibok Girls.

Hello Nigeria, this is Breaking Radio. From the headlines and news of major local and international news sources, Breaking presents the Breaking Radio from Lagos; Nigeria’s mega city. I have got news from Thisday, Daily Post, Daily Independent, The Punch, Nigerian Guardian, Vanguard, Nigerian Pilot, Premium Times, Sun Newspaper, PM News, Leadership newspaper, The Herald,…

Saraki Task MTN, Private Firms In Sports Development

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has challenged MTN Nigeria to play an increased role in sports development in the country. This is stated in a press statement made available to the press by the media office of the Senate President  in Abuja. Saraki said this on Tuesday while speaking to reporters after a courtesy…

MTN borrows N330bn to pay Nigerian fine

The MTN Group Limited has raised $1.3 billion loan with which to offset the N330 billion fine placed on it by Nigeria last year, so said a spokesman of the group, Sasha Naryshkine, in Johannesburg.   He said MTN is being provided with $1 billion and 4.8 billion rand from local and international banks and…

MTN unveils new brand ambassadors

MTN Nigeria on Thursday announced Nkem Owoh, popularly known as Osuofia, and nine other artistes as its 2016/2017 brand ambassadors. The firm’s General Manager of Consumer Marketing, Mr Richard Iweanoge, listed the other nine as Saka, (Hafiz Oyetoro); Nedu (Steve Onu); Adamu Zango Praiz (Praise Adejo); Iyanya (Iyanya Mbuk); Chidinma (Chidinma Ekile); Falz (Folarin Falana);…

Nkem Owoh Actor, 9 others unveiled as MTN brand ambassadors

Osuofia and nine others have now been unveiled as the 2016/2017 brand ambassadors for telecommunications giant, MTN. Nkem Owoh aka Osuofia and nine others have been unveiled as the 2016/2017 brand ambassadors for MTN Nigeria. The telecommunications company made the announcement today, September 1, 2016. The general manager of consumer marketing, Mr Richard Iweanoge made…