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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Why you’ve been experiencing unusually poor internet service on MTN – Techpoint.Africa

    If you’ve been having challenges connecting to the internet via MTN since Thursday evening, you are not alone. It’s the same for many across West Africa. Here’s what we know so far about the root cause.... Read more via Techpoint.Africa – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  2. Nigeria Business News

    Business MTN stock jumps after Nigeria drops $2bn tax claim – Moneyweb

    Nigeria dropped a $2 billion claim for back taxes against MTN Group, ending a 16-month long battle between Africa’s largest wireless carrier and legal authorities in its biggest market. The company, which disputed the claim from the start, had struggled to convince investors it could get the...
  3. Nigeria Business News

    Business MTN Group reshuffles leadership roles in multiple African countries – Techpoint.Africa

    MTN Group is shaking up a number of top executive roles in its branches across various countries. Philip van Dalsen, the CEO of MTN Zambia and Freddy Tchala MTN Côte d’Ivoire CEO will both be leaving MTN at the end of September..... Read more via Techpoint.Africa –
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business Strong growth in Nigeria underpins solid MTN half-year results – TechCentral

    MTN Group’s first-half earnings rose as Africa’s largest wireless carrier pushed ahead with an asset disposal plan and saw strong profit growth in its biggest market of Nigeria.... Read more via TechCentral – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  5. Nigeria World News

    World MTN Group appoints new Investor Relations executive – IT News Africa news

    On 22 July 2019, MTN Group announced the appointment of Thato Motlanthe to the position of Executive for Investor Relations. Motlanthe will begin his new role at MTN on 1 September … Read more via IT News Africa news alert – Get more World News
  6. Nigeria Business News

    Business MTN launches Africa’s first AI service for Mobile Money – IT News Africa

    MTN Group President and CEO, Rob Shuter. MTN Group is proud to announce the launch of Africa’s first Mobile Money (MoMo) artificial intelligence service or “chatbot”. The chatbot went live in Ivory Coast in May and will be rolled out across MTN’s MoMo footprint in … Read more via IT News...
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    Business MTN’s Biggest Shareholder Pushes for Board Changes – Thisdaylive

    MTN Group Limited’s biggest shareholder is pushing for changes at the board level to avoid the regulatory, legal and political disputes that have cut its share price by more than half over the past four years. The Public Investment Corporation built a 26 per … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics 10 Things Buhari Will Have To Deal With In Second Term – Nairaland

    Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari officially begins his second and final term on Wednesday following his re-election in February. Despite his large winning margin, the next four years won’t be easy for the 76-year-old former general..... Read more via Nairaland –
  9. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria stock exchange receives MTN listing application, regulator… – Reuters

    ABUJA, May 6 (Reuters) – The Nigerian stock exchange has received South African telecoms firm MTN’s listing application, the regulator said on Monday. Two people with knowledge of the matter disclosed the application last week, but the regulator did not confirm the registration until...
  10. Nigeria Business News

    Business Report: MTN applies with SEC to list shares of Nigerian unit – Newtelegraph

    South African telecoms firm, MTN has applied with Nigeria’s securities regulator to list shares in its local unit on the country’s bourse, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said at the weekend. Nigeria is the biggest market for Africa’s largest telecoms firm, with 52.3 … Read...
  11. Nigeria Business News

    Business MTN Board Appointments Cause a Stir – Thisdaylive

    While welcoming last week’s appointments of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and another Nigerian, Dr Aisha Abdullahi to the Board of the MTN Group as a good development, certain segments of the country have argued that it does not reflect the federal character principle. Specifically, …...
  12. Nigeria Business News

    Business MTN appoints Sanusi, Abdullahi board members – The Guardian Nigeria News

    MTN Group has announced the appointment of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11, to its Board of Directors effective July this year. The telecommunications firm also listed Dr. Aisha Abdullahi, a former African Union (AU) Commissioner for Political Affairs and a former … Read more via The...
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigerian Telcos Lost Nearly 400,000 Subscribers in One Month. – MissTechy

    According to the monthly subscribers’ data obtained from the Nigerian Communications Commission, the Nigerian Telecom Industry witnessed a major decline in February’s subscriber base, the first since August... Read more via MissTechy – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business MTN launches “World-First” Airtime Top-up Through WhatsApp – Modern Ghana News

    WhatsApp now has 1.5 billion global users (as of January 2019), according to Statista , which also found that 49% of South African smartphone owners use it (at the third quarter of 2017). “It’s imperative that companies focus on improving self-service experiences to retain and... Read more...
  15. Nigeria Business News

    Business Government Insists On MTN Paying $2b Tax Penalty – Nairaland

    The Federal Government has insisted that telecommunications firm, MTN, must pay the $2 billion tax penalty slammed on it by the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation..... Read more via Nairaland – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  16. Nigeria Business News

    Business MTN may rake in $600m from sale of Jumia shares – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Jumia, Africa’s online retailer, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in New York this year that could value the business at about $1.5 billion, according to those in the know. Bloomberg reports that Jumia’s largest shareholder, MTN Group, … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
  17. Nigeria Business News

    Business MTN To Report 20% Increase In Full Year Earnings – Leadership Newspaper

    MTN is expecting to report an earnings improvement of at least 20 per cent for the year ended 31 December 2018. This is according to a trading statement released by the JSE-listed company..... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  18. Nigeria Business News

    Business MTN, NSE Hold Talks On $500m IPO – Leadership Newspaper

    The president and chief executive officer of MTN Group, M. Rob Shuter, has disclosed that MTN Nigeria, its largest subsidiary would list on the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) before the end of this year. Speaking at an interview with CNBC Africa on the sidelines.... Read more via Leadership...
  19. Nigeria Business News

    Business Next Nigerian President faces $9.8bn in outstanding legal disputes – BusinessDay

    From the recent disputes with international oil companies over production sharing contracts and a regulatory collusion involving the local unit of MTN Group, to the long-standing spat with local company, Continental Transfert Technique Ltd, there are a pile of legal landmines facing Nigeria’s...
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    Business Finance: Nigeria has ordered MTN Nigeria to pay another $2 billion tax bill –

    Nigeria government said MTN should have paid approximately $2 billion in taxes relating to the importation of foreign equipment and payments to foreign suppliers since 2008. MTN Group is facing another demand from the Nigeria government over the payment of $2 billion … Read more via...