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.

Nigeria targets 70% broadband penetration by 2025

Country's government is working with UK government to achieve target.
Feb 24, 2020

Nigeria: Viasat seeks spectrum frequency for satellite connectivity

Company plans Proof of Concept test in Abuja with the intention to roll out nationally by 2022.