Muhammadu Buhari
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.

Nigeria takes on Twitter as war-talk gets Buhari suspended

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

Outcry, defiance as Nigeria blocks Twitter

Digital rights advocacy group Paradigm Initiative weighs in on the situation as foreign embassies also express concern.
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.

Buhari moves to protect telecommunications infrastructure

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