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MultiChoice Nigeria relaunches Step Up campaign

Published 15 Jan 2021 12:20 CET | Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria has brought back its Step Up campaign for DStv and GOtv customers. This gives active or disconnected DStv Compact, Confam and Yanga customers the ...

NCC targets consumer protection, infrastructure expansion in 2021 activities

Published 14 Jan 2021 11:33 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has highlighted its priority activities in 2021 after making regulatory strides in 2020, amid economic headwinds caused by ...

Nigerian consumer group ATCIS urges suspension of NIN registration because of Covid-19 risks

Published 13 Jan 2021 13:37 CET | Nigeria

The Association of Telephone, Cable TV and Internet Subscribers (ATCIS) have called for the suspension of the National Identification Number (NIN) enrolment because of ...

Samsung introduces Galaxy A12 in Nigeria

Published 13 Jan 2021 13:32 CET | Nigeria

Samsung has announced the launch of a brand new addition to the Galaxy A series, the Galaxy A12 in the Nigerian market. The Galaxy A12 64GB and 128GB are available at ...

9mobile appoints new CTO and deputy as well as director of strategy

Published 13 Jan 2021 10:58 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian operator 9mobile has announced the appointment of a new chief technical officer (CTO), deputy chief technical officer, and director of strategy Juergen Peschel has ...

Globacom offers bonus credit to inactive subscribers

Published 12 Jan 2021 12:01 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian operator Globacom announced a bonus offer on any recharge above NGN 100 for prepaid customers who have not used their lines for 30 consecutive days. Eligible ...

Nigerian govt brings in NGN 50 levy for electronic transfers of up to NGN 10,000

Published 11 Jan 2021 13:38 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian government has imposed a NGN 50 levy on electronic transfers of money deposited in any bank or financial institution of sums of NGN 10,000 or more, ...

Shago Payments launches e-commerce and online payment platform in Nigeria

Published 06 Jan 2021 14:05 CET | Nigeria

Shago Payments has finally launched its bill payment and e-commerce platform, Shago, into the Nigerian financial sector to serve the banked, unbanked as well as the ...

Central Bank of Nigeria sets NGN 2 bln capital base for mobile money operators

Published 06 Jan 2021 13:53 CET | Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed mobile money operators (MMOs) to maintain a minimum capital base of NGN 2 billion, The Nation reported. In a circular signed by ...

Nigerian govt brings out new NIN slip and mobile app to improve SIM ID verification

Published 06 Jan 2021 11:00 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian ICT ministry has approved a new National Identity Number (NIN) slip and mobile application to improve the process of obtaining NINs and linking them to SIMs, for ...

NITDA provides ICT centre to relieve NIN registration congestion in Jigawa

Published 06 Jan 2021 10:52 CET | Nigeria

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has provided an ICT centre to address the overcrowded Jigawa National Identity Card Management Commission ...

MTN Nigeria says 8 mln subscribers have submitted identity numbers

Published 06 Jan 2021 10:47 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has announced that 8 million subscribers have so far uploaded their National Identification Number (NIN) on its platform, in with the directive of the Nigerian ...

Glo offers new international calling bundles

Published 05 Jan 2021 11:32 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian operator Globacom has announced additional subscription options for its international calling bundles.  Glo IDD bundles include the NGN 100 pack for nine minutes ...

Nigerian govt applies new SIM verification rules to replacements

Published 04 Jan 2021 11:35 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian government has released a new policy for the replacement of SIM cards in the telecommunications sector, to ensure that all subscriber registrations are linked ...

Glo rolls out additional NIN update channels

Published 04 Jan 2021 11:34 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian operator Globacom has rolled out additional channels for its customers to complete the National Identity Number (NIN) update process. The update is in compliance ...

MTN Nigeria connects almost 600 rural locations in 2020

Published 04 Jan 2021 08:44 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has identified over 3,000 locations for a phased roll-out over three years to connect millions of Nigerians living in underserved and unserved communities ...

Mondia extends Monsooq to Nigeria and runs introductory special offer

Published 30 Dec 2020 14:05 CET | Nigeria

Mondia has announced the expansion of its Monsooq entertainment platform to Nigeria. Users pay only for the time they spend watching, listening to or playing with content and ...

Xiaomi starts selling Mi 10T series in Nigeria

Published 23 Dec 2020 10:15 CET | Nigeria

Xiaomi Nigeria has introduced the Mi 10T series of smartphones to the market. The standard Mi 10T will be available in 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB at NGN 231,000. The Mi 10T ...

Smile Nigeria launches new data plans

Published 23 Dec 2020 09:44 CET | Nigeria

Smile Nigeria has introduced new range of data plans, such as the 130GB Bigga plan providing 130 GB valid for 30 days at NGN 19,800. Once the 130GB is depleted, customers get ...

StarTimes Nigeria offers live NBA matches

Published 23 Dec 2020 09:33 CET | Nigeria

StarTimes says it will beam all NBA actions for the 75th season live to Nigerians on its ESPN channels. StarTimes PR manager Lazarus Ibeabuchi said non-StarTimes subscribers ...

NCC remits NGN 362 bln in revenue in 5 years to govt coffers

Published 22 Dec 2020 11:39 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has remitted over NGN 362.34 billion in revenue in five years to the government's consolidated revenue account. Head of ...

Nigerian govt sets up NIN enrolment centres nationwide

Published 22 Dec 2020 10:39 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian government has licensed 173 centres and 30 state government institutions to conduct the enrollment of the National Identification Number (NIN) across ...

Airtel Nigeria donates items to 5,000 internally displaced refugees

Published 22 Dec 2020 10:17 CET | Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria has commenced the 2020 edition of its annual "5 Days of Love" festive initiative, providing 1,000 palliative packs to 5,000 people in five Internally Displaced ...

NCC extends deadline for NIN-SIM registrations into 2021

Published 22 Dec 2020 09:52 CET | Nigeria

The period for telecoms providers to update SIM card registrations has been extended, following a meeting with chief executives of mobile phone companies. The Nigerian ...

MTN Nigeria expects adding ID numbers to SIMs to take 6 months

Published 21 Dec 2020 11:20 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria says it could be compliant with the order for telecommunications firms to add valid National Identification Numbers (NIN) to all registered SIM cards within six ...

 

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