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  • Nigeria: Legislators insist MTN pay fine in full

    March 10, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Legislators insist MTN pay fine in full

    According to an article by dailypost.ng, Hon. Sajeed Fijabi, of the Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications, has insisted that MTN Nigeria pay the N1.04 trillion fine in full instead of the reduced rate of N780bn. Back in October...

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    Nigeria: MTN’s delay aided Boko Haram – President Buhari

    March 9, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: MTN’s delay aided Boko Haram – President Buhari

    According to a report published by The Vanguard, Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari has broken his silence on the massive fine imposed on MTN by stating that at least 10,000 lives of Nigerians were lost due to the delay in the registration of sim cards by...

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    Nigeria: 37 million mobile lines deactivated for safety and security

    September 18, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: 37 million mobile lines deactivated for safety and security

    Nigerian telecom operators have been ordered by Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, to deactivate 37.79 million mobile phone lines as part of a move to eradicate the Boko Haram insurgency within three months. The move is designed to hit the terrorist...

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    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    February 6, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    February has arrived and it definitely looks like the ICT and technology sector is picking up. In the news this week, reports are stating that Telkom is looking to cut costs by selling off a section of its mobiles tower’s. Moving over to Ghana,...

  • 109% increase in Nigerian government website hacks

    January 18, 2014 • Security, West AfricaComments Off on 109% increase in Nigerian government website hacks

    In Africa, increased access to the internet has led to a rise in the number of websites being developed for businesses, NGOs, government departments and the like. However there has been a corresponding rise in the rate of Cyber-crime in Africa. Instead of...

  • Attacks cost Nigerian phone operators N20 billion

    September 10, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Attacks cost Nigerian phone operators N20 billion

    This Day in Nigeria has reported that phone operators who fell victim to attacks, suspected to be by the Islamic group, Boko Haram, may have suffered loss of nearly N20 billion. According to the report the Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators...