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Unnamed executive claims MTN may exit Nigerian market

Wednesday 4 January 2017 | 09:55 CET | News
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MTN Nigeria may exit the Nigerian market over what it terms incessant imposition of fines and penalties on it by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and endless harassment by the National Assembly through Senate probes.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN Nigeria / NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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