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Nigeria tells GoTV, StarTimes to stop self-carriage

Published 14 Apr 2021 09:24 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian government says it has directed two PayTV platforms, GoTv and StarTimes, to migrate their signals from self-carrying to any of the two licensed FreeTV signal ...

Nigeria reports over 2.6 mln NIN-sim monthly enrolments

Published 13 Apr 2021 13:54 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian government says the current number of monthly enrolments for NIN-Sim (National Identification Number- Sim) data linkage has increased significantly to about 2.6 ...

MTN Nigeria raises NGN 74 bln from 2 new series of commercial paper

Published 09 Apr 2021 10:51 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria said it has raised NGN 73.5 billion after it successfully completed Series III and IV Commercial Paper Issuances on 19 March under its NGN 200 billion Commercial ...

9Mobile offers free access to online tertiary education platform

Published 09 Apr 2021 10:00 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian operator 9mobile, is providing lecturers and students free access to the tertiary educational technology platform MyClassConnect. They will be able to use the ...

NATCOMS says 1 month NIN registration extension is inadequate

Published 09 Apr 2021 09:38 CET | Nigeria

The National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers (NATCOMS) says a one-month extension for the National Identification Number (NIN) registration by the government is ...

MTN Nigeria explores new payment platforms after USSD problems

Published 09 Apr 2021 08:55 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has decided to explore new digital payment platforms outside of the general Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) code for its over 77 million ...

Xiaomi begins selling Redmi Note 10 series in Nigeria

Published 08 Apr 2021 10:54 CET | Nigeria

Xiaomi has begun selling the Redmi Note 10 series of smartphones in Nigeria. There are four models: the standard Xiaomi Redmi Note 10, the Redmi Note 10S, the Redmi Note 10 ...

Nigerian govt expects to realise USD 1 bln from sale of spectrum after analogue TV switch-off

Published 08 Apr 2021 09:42 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian ICT minister Lai Mohammed said over USD 1 billion would accrue to the government from the sale of spectrum after the Digital Switch Over (DSO), NAN reported. The ...

Oppo collaborates with Mayorkun and L.A.X to promote new smartphone

Published 07 Apr 2021 16:21 CET | Nigeria

Oppo has partnered Mayowa Mayorkun Adewale and Damilola "L.A.X." Afolabi to create a brand song for its latest release, the Reno5F smartphone. L.A.X and Mayorkun have had ...

Sparkle launches services for SMEs on mobile app

Published 06 Apr 2021 14:19 CET | Nigeria

Sparkle, a mobile-first digital ecosystem, has launched Sparkle Business on the existing Sparkle mobile application, to help SMEs in Nigeria to access products and services ...

Africa Data Centres confirms construction of 10 MW Lagos data centre

Published 06 Apr 2021 11:32 CET | Nigeria

Africa Data Centres has confirmed a significant investment in the construction of a new 10 MW data centre facility in Lagos, which will form Africa Data Centres' West African ...

Nigerian government extends NIN-SIM linkage deadline until 06 May

Published 06 Apr 2021 11:10 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian government has extended the deadline for linking National Identification Numbers (NINs) to mobile phone SIM cards until 06 May from 06 April. The extension was ...

MTN Nigeria resumes bank airtime sales after government intervention

Published 06 Apr 2021 10:00 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has resumed airtime sales via banking channels after banks lifted a ban on MTN following an intervention by the government, Premium Times reported. On 02 April, ...

Sony Pictures partners MTN to launch 'Sony One' app

Published 01 Apr 2021 11:15 CET | Nigeria

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has announced the launch of Sony One, an application platform developed in association with MTN Nigeria. Sony One provides a selection of SPT ...

Nigeria launches new mobile app for SIM-NIN linkage

Published 31 Mar 2021 14:51 CET | Nigeria

Nigeria's National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has launched a new Mobile Web Service (MWS) application and improved National Identity Number (NIN) slips for public ...

Tecno Nigeria supports football reporting traineeship programme

Published 29 Mar 2021 15:02 CET | Nigeria

Tecno Nigeria has initiated a local trainee correspondent programme to provide job opportunities for young people in emerging markets, in partnership with Manchester City and ...

Nigerian court orders extension of NIN registration by 2 months

Published 29 Mar 2021 14:59 CET | Nigeria

A Nigerian High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the extension of the deadline for National Identity Number (NIN) registration by two months from 31 March, reports Nigerian ...

CoralPay talks to telecom operators with view to extending mobile medical insurance payments

Published 29 Mar 2021 14:21 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian payments service provider CoralPay is in discussions with telecoms companies to extend access to health insurance by mobile phone, CEO Chioma Nkechika told The ...

Nigeria to train 600 youths on VSAT installation skills

Published 25 Mar 2021 13:08 CET | Nigeria

The Nigerian government is to train 600 Nigerian youths on VSAT installations and core skills as part of its efforts to deepen broadband penetration in the country, the ...

MTN Nigeria expands cardless cash withdrawal service to over 40 banks

Published 23 Mar 2021 13:52 CET | Nigeria

MTN Nigeria has through its Y'ello Digital Financial Services expanded its MoMo Agent cardless cash withdrawal service to over 40 banks and other financial institutions ...

Nigeria to launch another satellite in June

Published 23 Mar 2021 11:34 CET | Nigeria

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) said it is preparing to launch the Cubesat 'Edusat-2' in the first half of 2021, reports Ripples. Acting ...

GOtv Nigeria runs 'Awoof Overload' weekly prize draw in March for GOtv Max subscribers

Published 22 Mar 2021 11:17 CET | Nigeria

GOtv Nigeria has announced a weekly draw with over NGN 10 million in cash and prizes. The 'Awoof Overload' promotion runs until 31 March and is open to new and existing ...

Oppo launches Reno5 Series in Nigeria

Published 22 Mar 2021 11:13 CET | Nigeria

Oppo has introduced two new models in the Reno5 Series in Nigeria, with the Reno5 and Reno5 F packing massive improvements over the previously released Reno3 Series. ...

GOtv Nigeria introduces enhanced decoder notification

Published 18 Mar 2021 15:12 CET | Nigeria

GOtv Nigeria is introducing an enhanced decoder notification (EDN) functionality to keep its customers informed and in control of their viewing experience. The EDN ...

Nigerian banks, telcos agree on installment payment for USSD debt

Published 17 Mar 2021 14:54 CET | Nigeria

Nigerian banks have agreed to pay NGN 42 billion worth of debt owed Nigerian mobile network operators for the use of the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) short ...

 

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