Muhammadu Buhari
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Jun 23, 2021

MTN to invest US$1.5-billion in Nigeria’s broadband plans

Company reiterates support for West African country’s plans to secure 90% broadband population coverage by 2025.
2:00

Nigeria takes on Twitter as war-talk gets Buhari suspended

Country’s Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed accuses social network of double standards.
1:50

Outcry, defiance as Nigeria blocks Twitter

Digital rights advocacy group Paradigm Initiative weighs in on the situation as foreign embassies also express concern.
3:10
May 26, 2021

Nigeria’s telecommunications industry grapples with new privacy concerns

Regulator refutes media reports regarding IMEI numbers, Minister concerned over WhatsApp privacy policy.
2:10

Buhari moves to protect telecommunications infrastructure

Latest development meant to curb vandalism as market progresses on reducing Right of Way costs.
2:00
Jan 30, 2020

MTN announces US$1.6-bn investment in Nigeria

Company announces capital investment in network, operations over the next three years.
1:10
Aug 22, 2019

Ali Pantami appointed Nigeria's new Minister of Communication

Replaces Adebayo Shittu who was dropped following president Muhammadu Buhari's reelection.
2:10

ICT critical to Buhari's future success

Nigeria's re-elected President is reportedly prioritising technology to spur job creation, economic revival.
2:20

Nigeria: what will Buhari do with Digital Rights Bill?

Proposed legislation officially handed over for President's assent.
3:10
Sep 5, 2018

Nigeria raises heat on MTN with $2bn tax bill

The MTN Group is hit with a $2 billion Nigerian tax bill, marking the operator's latest skirmish with authorities.
2:40

Nigeria's Senate commended for passing Digital Rights Bill

Proposed law awaits assent from President Buhari before it is enacted.