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MTN partners Lagos to unveil Bus Shelter Kiosks initiative for youths SMEs

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As part of its new drive to grow youths’ engagement and self employment, leading telecoms group, MTN Nigeria has partnered Lagos State Government to create conducive environment for commuters by introducing Bus Shelter Kiosks initiative. The deal is to construct about 50 major bus stops, fitted with kiosks, where young people would retail phones and MTN products. First set of ...

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Why MTN’ll continue to dominate internet services as users hit 91.6m in June

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Broadband penetration seems to have weakened in June as latest data on internet users released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) showed a paltry increase of 33,747, moving from91,565,010 users recorded in May to 91,598,757 in June. Above all, the report showed that MTN Nigeria has continued to dominate the internet space in Nigeria with marginal trail by Airtel. Pointer ...

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Dozie reveals factors that sustained Diamond Bank’s relationship with MTN

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After years of suspense, the Group Chief Executive of Diamond Bank Plc, Mr. Uzoma Dozie has Provided detailed insights on what has been driving the robust business relationship between the bank and the leading GSM group, MTN Nigeria. In an interview, the banking wizkid first queried why “everyone is talking about our relationship with MTN, but I believe that we ...

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MTN Nigeria staff end 21 Days ofYello Care with celebrities in Lagos

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After 21 days of volunteering time, skills, resources to promote the cause of education in their various communities, staff of MTN Nigeria came together to celebrate the end of their annual staff volunteerism programme, ‘21 Days of Y’ello Care’ at its headquarters in Lagos. Some celebrities including Iyanya, Praiz, Frank Edoho (of defunct Who Wants to Be A millionaire), and ...

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MTN employees bankroll 2017 ‘21 Days of Y’ello Care’, deepen education for students

Employees of MTN Nigeria (alongside their colleagues across Africa, Asia and the Middle East) have kicked-off the 11th annual “21 Days of Y’ello Care” with focus on using ICT to increase access to education, promote knowledge sharing and support improvements in the learning environment in schools. It would be recalled that the scheme has been a tradition that adds value ...

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Kano joins Lagos, other in RoW access to telecoms, grants MTN N221m waiver

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Another State, Kano has joined the likes of Lagos and Bayelsa to provide soft landing for telecoms wishing to deploy fibre optic cables along its streets and major roads by granting permit fee of N221m to MTN Nigeria. This was made possible vide an unscheduled visit to the State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje by the the Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof. ...

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Smile Telecoms appoints Ahmad Farroukh board member to drive operations

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Smile Telecoms, a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has announced the appointment of Ahmad Farroukh to its Board as Executive Director, Operations, since first of May, 2017. Ahmad is an experienced telecoms executive with a distinguished record of commercial success, extensive experience working in Africa and an impressive ability ...

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MTN hasn’t increased price of Recharge Cards, says cost remains face value as seen

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Contrary to speculations that leading GSM operator, MTN Nigeria may have jerked up the costs of its recharge cards without effecting same on face values of the denominations, it has denied the rumour, saying there was never an increase on the prices of its recharge cards. This puts to rest, claims by recharge card vendors, who have been in the ...

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Resilient MTN Nigeria hits 11.6% profit growth, plans additional Base Stations rollout

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MTN Nigeria has said it “had a strong start to the year with an 11.6 per cent increase in total revenue, supported by a 71.3 per cent boost in data revenue.” It added that while the momentum is encouraging, the ongoing review of value-added services subscribers will put pressure on digital revenue for the balance of the year. MTN Nigeria’s ...

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MTN Nigeria offloads 280 foundation staff, contractors

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Leading telecoms group, MTN Nigeria has sacked about 280 of its employees made up of 200 permanent employees and about 80 contract staff. The staff right seizing exercise showed that many of the affected staff may have explored a new exit window introduced by the company known as voluntary severance scheme (VSS). VSS was designed to provide a window for ...

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