nigeria

  1. Jamie McKane

    MTN Nigeria lawsuit to go forward

    MTN Nigeria lawsuit to go forward The Federal High Court of Nigeria has rejected the Notice of Preliminary Objection filed by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) in response to MTN Nigeria's lawsuit. MTN announced the case is now scheduled to be heard on 26 June 2019.
  2. Jamie McKane

    MTN plans Nigeria IPO after $2-billion tax issue is resolved

    MTN plans Nigeria IPO after $2-billion tax issue is resolved MTN Group Ltd. plans to push ahead with an initial public offering of its Nigeria unit in April or May once Africa’s biggest wireless carrier resolves a $2 billion tax dispute in the country. When the tax matter has been settled...
  3. Jamie McKane

    MTN wants to launch banking services in Nigeria

    MTN wants to launch banking services in Nigeria Is MTN Group Ltd. on the verge of being chased out of its biggest market? Not a bit of it, according to Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter. Shrugging off the small matter of $10.1 billion of claims against Africa’s largest wireless carrier in...
  4. Jamie McKane

    MTN shares plummet due to pressure from Nigeria

    MTN shares plummet due to pressure from Nigeria MTN Group Ltd. is facing mounting pressure to transfer $8.1 billion to Nigeria after the country’s central bank argued the South African wireless carrier should pay interest on dividends it said were repatriated illegally. The stock dropped the...
  5. Jamie McKane

    MTN considers scrapping its Nigerian IPO

    MTN considers scrapping its Nigerian IPO MTN Group Ltd., the wireless carrier facing a combined $10 billion in claims from Nigerian authorities, said it may no longer seek to raise capital through an initial public offering on the country’s stock exchange. Africa’s largest mobile-phone company...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Nigeria seeks resolution to $8.1-billion dispute with MTN

    Nigeria seeks resolution to $8.1-billion dispute with MTN Nigeria wants to end a dispute with MTN Group Ltd. over a claim that Africa’s biggest wireless carrier illegally transferred $8.1 billion out of the country, an indication relations between the two parties have started to thaw. The...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Nigerian authorities have gone too far - MTN

    Nigerian authorities have gone too far - MTN The Nigerian Attorney General’s office exceeded its powers when it demanded MTN Group Ltd. pay about $2 billion in back taxes, Africa’s largest wireless operator said. The South African mobile-phone company has been rocked twice in the past two...
  8. Jamie McKane

    MTN reopens Nigeria offices after violent protests

    MTN reopens Nigeria offices after violent protests MTN Group Ltd. reopened offices in Nigeria that had been closed since Monday due to violent protests by labor groups against Africa’s largest mobile-phone company by subscribers. Staff were assaulted and properties vandalized during the...
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    Nigeria lifts MTN regulatory services suspension

    Nigeria lifts MTN regulatory services suspension Nigeria’s telecommunication regulator has lifted its suspension of services to MTN, the mobile network said on Tuesday.
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    South Africa and Nigeria lead in online retail

    South Africa and Nigeria lead in online retail While mobile money has taken off significantly in Africa and continues to grow, a new trend – digital currency – is also gaining popularity.
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    Infrasonic weapon caused TB Joshua’s church collapse: Nigerian academic

    Infrasonic weapon caused TB Joshua’s church collapse: Nigerian academic An “infrasonic weapon” caused the collapse of a church’s guest house in Lagos where 81 South Africans were killed last year.
  12. I

    Card cloning suspect taken by surprise

    WTF Isn't racist to say they are African? I thought ALL the news papers in SA obey the "gentleman's agreement" regarding race disclosure and criminal activities. http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/card-cloning-suspect-taken-by-surprise-1.1558656
  13. I

    16 women freed from ‘baby factory’

    How much are you prepared to pay for a new born, Nigerian child? On the 'black market' they go for 2000 to 2500 Rand. WTF My puppy was more expensive. How on earth can humans behave like that? And are this babies bought to be used for 'muti' on the 'local' market? Africa is both, sick and...
  14. LazyLion

    The Boko Haram Thread

    Admitting Islamic extremists now control some of his nation's villages and towns, Nigeria's president declared a state of emergency Tuesday across the country's troubled northeast, promising to send more troops to fight what he said is now an open rebellion. President Goodluck Jonathan...
  15. LazyLion

    Dozens Killed in Nigeria Gun Battles

    Dozens of people have been killed in fierce fighting between Nigeria's military and suspected Islamists after troops raided an insurgent hideout in the northeast, a government source told AFP on Monday. Gun battles broke out in the remote fishing village of Baga on Friday, forcing residents...
  16. LazyLion

    Okah Jailed for 24 Years

    Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah was jailed for 24 years by the High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday. "Effectively, the accused [Okah] is therefore sentenced to 24 years imprisonment," Judge Neels Claassen said, handing down sentence. On January 21, Okah was found guilty on 13 counts of...
  17. LazyLion

    Nigeria: Video Shows Bodies of Foreign Hostages

    A video posted online appears to show the corpses of some of the seven foreign hostages abducted from northern Nigeria and later killed by Islamic extremists. The YouTube video, viewed by The Associated Press on Monday, matched still images released earlier by the Islamic extremist group...
  18. I

    Europe and the Nigerians.

    Ha Ha I am happy to see the Europeans too have a Nigerian issue. WTF http://www.iol.co.za/news/world/hunt-for-trafficked-african-women-1.1412231 Honestly, nowadays a Nigerian must be a very infamous person all over the world.
  19. T

    Nigeria overtakes South Africa in facebook users

    http://techloy.com/2012/10/21/nigeria-crosses-6-million-facebook-users-overtakes-south-africa-stats
  20. jes

    Telkom reaches Multi-Links agreement

    Telkom reaches Multi-Links agreement Telkom signs heads of agreement on Multi-Links with an affiliate of Helios Towers Nigeria
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