Category: IT & Telecoms News

 MTN appoints Okigbo as corporate relations executive

  Advertisement   The management of MTN Nigeria says it has appointed Tobechukwu Okigbo as its corporate relations executive. The company in a statement said the appointment is to provide deep insight on strategy and drive targeted engagement with critical stakeholders.   MTN said Okigbo will lead its approach towards enhancing its corporate reputation and projecting…

Communications Minister Urges National Assembly to Pass NIPOST Reform Bill

…Launches Action Plan on Restructuring The Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu on Monday called on the National Assembly to expedite action in deliberating and subsequently passing the Postal Reform Bill  and other related bills pending before the legislators aiming at restructuring the nation’s postal flagship, the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST).   Barr. Shittu made this…

9mobile will be reposition before sale, says First Bank

Advertisement First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) says the Nigerian Banks who took over 9mobile — formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria — are stabilising the telecommunication company before looking for new investors to buy into the company. According to Reuters report, First Bank said the country’s fourth largest telecoms group will keep stability until they can…

CBN: FinTechs Won’t Usurp Banks’ Traditional Roles

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured that Financial Technology (FinTech) companies will not take over the roles played by commercial banks in delivering services customers. Speaking at the Bi-Monthly Forum of the Financial Correspondents Association of Nigeria (FICAN) in Lagos at the weekend, CBN Director, Banking and Payments System Department , ‘Dipo Fatokun…

E-Frauds: CBN partnering NCC to Tighten SIM Card Swap Process

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) would soon come up with regulations to tighten the process of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card swap for telecom subscribers. The Director, Banking and Payments System Department, CBN, Mr. ‘Dipo Fatokun, disclosed this at the weekend, when he delivered a presentation titled: “Electronic…

Etisalat Prize for Literature now 9mobile Prize for Literature

9MOBILE.COM.NG Advertisement  Following the successful launch of its new brand identity, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, 9mobile, has equally changed the name of its pan-African literary prize to 9mobile Prize for Literature.   The management of the company said that the prize will continue to underscore the unwavering commitment of the brand to the discovery…