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Will CEO MTN Nigeria Resign?

  Micheal Ikposki, MTN Nigeria MD It is no longer news that Group MD/CEO of MTN,Sifiso Dabengwa resigned in his appointment with the telecom company in South Africa,following drop in share prices by 17.5 % and $5.2 Billion fine slammed in MTN Nigeria by government regulator. Some people on social media said Ikpoki would


Phuthuma Nhleko JOHANNESBURG  The CEO of Africa's biggest telecommunications company resigned on Monday because of a $5.2 billion fine meted out to from MTN Group's Nigerian subsidiary. Sifiso Dabengwa was quoted in a company statement as saying he resigned "due to the most unfortunate prevailing circumstances occurring at MTN Nigeria." Former group president Phuthuma Nhleko will act in

Who Else Has Ported Apart From Saka?-MTN Nigeria,Etisalat

Advertising got lot more interesting  months back when MTN Nigeria decided to sign contract with the popular face of Etisalat advertisement in Nigeria, Afeez Oyetoro a.k.a Saka. It was said to be a deal close to N20 million,making the actor instant millionaire.   Saka's popular 'i don port o song' turned instant hit.Have you heard of anyone who has ported to another mobile company apart from Saka? gathered most people seems not interested as the telecoms companies are still in the same league when it comes to services rendered. -Niyi Tabiti


I originally thought it was the latest Nollywood title a la facebook babes or possibly the public's response to news of another government official stealing from the nation's coffers, so when I clicked on the Hashtag #Ifihad30million during 'faf' time I was pretty much surprised at the responses I was reading. I mean people buying Palm oil factories, proposing to the girl of their dreams and then the funniest of them all- sacking their landlords? To think that people had time for this was besides the point as it is twitter after all and every whim on there is sufficiently entertained. But then it got me thinking too. Even with inflation, sky-high prices and billions having replaced millions as the SI unit by which embezzling is measured, the general conception is 30 million is still enough to transform one's life. Don't get me wrong, 30 million is still a large amount even to me and I really could do with that sort of money right now, not because I n


Kolawole Oyeyemi-GM consumer services MTN Lynda Saint Nwafor-Chief Technical officer TV Presenter, Aisha Falode Tony Udenze It was to a cheering crowd that Kolawole Oyeyemi, GM Consumer Marketing; MTN Nigeria launched his new book, “Wealth without Theft” at the Grand Ballroom, Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos. Guests included top bosses from the telecommunications, advertising, marketing and PR industries. Starting out with a lush cocktail session, guests were treated to an impressive recitation by the poet, Sage and a performance by popular saxophonist; Sax Dude. There was also a surprise documentary on the celebrant made by friends and family. After the book was launched, it was reviewed by Mr. Lolu Akinwunmi (Chairman, APCON and Prima Garnet) and later, different guests said a few words about the author and made private donations to the book. Notable faces at the Saturday, February 18 event include, Mr. Felix Omoikhoje Ohiwerei (Chairman, ARM Funds) who


Binta Shuaibu is the Creative Director of Vintage Colette (VC), a Kano based fashion house. She believes a woman can be conservative yet stylish, beautiful and very fashionable. Shuaibu won the MTN/British Council Young Designer Award for 2011 at the recently held MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week in November last year. In this interview she shares her passion for fashion and other things. (Excerpt) What does the word fashion mean to you? Fashion means three basic things to me; comfortable, artistic and stylish. Fashion is a personal self expression that reflects the radiance from within one’s individuality. How would you describe the Nigerian fashion industry as it is today? The Nigerian fashion industry has really improved over the decades and is still on the verge for more improvement. Nigeria is a country with a lot of talented and creative minds. The last decade has unveiled a lot of potentials from the Nigerian fashion industry featuring in the most famous


In a bid to appreciate and reward patronage from loyal subscribers, Nigeria's leading Telecommunication network, MTN is now offering a more convenient and exciting means of communication this yuletide period. The offer which takes place from now till January 31, 2012 is summarized below: 1)      Available to all customers on the MTN family and Friends "Xpanded": Get one minute free worth N30 for every three minutes received. To enroll and enjoy this bonus, text Bonus to 131. 2)      Available to all MTN Prepaid customers: Enjoy the lowest call rate at N8.33k when you pay only N100 for 12 minutes of call to China, US, Canada and UK lines. To buy this bundle, Text YES to short code 321. 3)      Available to all MTN Prepaid customers: Recharge from N50 - N400 and get 10% extra airtime OR recharge N400 and above to get 20% extra airtime free! MTN came up with this exciting package to reward customers who have been loyal throughout the year and also enable better communication


By   Dominic Essien the Ceo of SEED Media Limited is standing trial at a Lagos High Court based on allegations that he swindled top telecommunications copany, MTN Nigeria of amount close to three hundred Million Naira (About $2 million USD) According to a case brought against the former banker by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Essien allegedly defrauded MTN Nigeria to the tune of N252 million Naira. He was said to have obtained the sum from the telecom company under the pretext that the money represent the cost of purchase and stock of loyality incentives/gifts from TLC marketing worldwide for MTN Nigeria costomers. Essien allegedly  converted the money instead to personal use and gain. gathered that Essien's total deal with MTN was N300 Million but he was paid N252 Million as mobilization fee. Essien who was brought before Justice O.A Akinlade this morning (Monday 21 February 2011) pleaded not guilty to the charges made by the anti-g