Nigerian attorney-general says TCN contract termination with Phase3 was illegal

Tuesday 3 September 2019 | 10:51 CET | News
Nigerian Attorney General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami has advised against Transmission Company of Nigeria's (TCN's) termination of its USD 100 million concession with Phase3 Telecom and Alheri Engineering Services, CommunicationsWeek reported. In his legal advice to TCN, Malami described TCN's action as "illegal ad nullity".

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Phase 3 Telecom
Countries: Nigeria
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