Nigeria still wrestling with SIM-NIN integration headache

Process fraught with challenges, including widespread fear of mass disconnection of subscriber phone lines.
11 Jan

Confusion, fear and frustration over Nigeria’s National ID number registration

Integration with SIM registration records beset with complication, including reports of disconnection of lines because of policy.
Dec 17, 2020

Nigeria’s NCC threaten telcos with licence withdrawal over SIM cards

The Nigerian regulator says urgent drastic measures have now become inevitable to improve the integrity and transparency of the SIM registration process.

Nigeria suspends sale, registration, activation of new SIM cards

The move is expected to impact SA’s MTN, which is the leading mobile network operator in the west African country.
Dec 9, 2020

Nigeria: ENDSARS campaign tests relations in telecommunications

Twitter, NCC, operators weigh in on recent developments and roles played.
Nov 4, 2020

Nigeria edges closer to e-SIM service rollout

MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile granted approval to trial technology.
Oct 22, 2020

Nigeria’s telecommunications under threat as unrest continues

Protests taking new and dangerous dimensions in some states, says local risk management executive.

Nigeria confident of achieving 70% broadband target

National broadband plan to achieve 70% penetration by 2025.
Aug 7, 2020

Nigeria: banks owe telcos US$45-million over USSD suspension

Minister says banks must pay for using telecommunications networks and infrastructure, including USSD channels.

Buhari moves to protect telecommunications infrastructure

Latest development meant to curb vandalism as market progresses on reducing Right of Way costs.
Feb 27, 2020

Nigeria: NCC's new chairman must 'hit ground running'

Irregular SIM card registration, data management and privacy issues among top priorities for Professor Adeolu Akande.