Muhammadu Buhari
Jan 30, 2020

MTN announces US$1.6-bn investment in Nigeria

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

Ali Pantami appointed Nigeria's new Minister of Communication

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

ICT critical to Buhari's future success

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

Nigeria: what will Buhari do with Digital Rights Bill?

Proposed legislation officially handed over for President's assent.
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.

Nigeria's Senate commended for passing Digital Rights Bill

Proposed law awaits assent from President Buhari before it is enacted.
May 4, 2017

Five minutes with Nigeria's communications minister

Adebayo Shittu offers some perspective on the West African country's ICT sector and relevant issues, including internet freedom and industry localisation.
Sep 22, 2016

'Nigeria in early stages of domestic tech revolution' says Buhari

West African country has adopted an open door policy for trade and investment in its digital sector, delegates at US-Africa Business Forum told.
Aug 8, 2016

President Buhari elects new NCC chairman

Regulator restructures as it prepares to tackle multiple taxation of telcos.
Jun 7, 2016

Tech startups want President Buhari's attention

100 startups to pitch directly to Nigeria's leader, investors on Aso Villa Demo Day.
Mar 11, 2016

MTN offers R23bn to settle Nigerian fine

The operator reportedly offers to pay over a third of its R60 billion fine in Nigeria via cash instalments, bond purchases and network access.