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Vodafone Interested in Expanding in Nigeria, CEO Says
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
By Simon Thiel and Marcel van de Hoef

Vodafone Group Plc, the world's largest mobile-phone company, said it is considering expansion in Nigeria to tap growth in the African country.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Take a flip in Africa's biggest luxury jet
Saturday, September 20, 2008
By Zara Nicholson

You can have a flip in Africa's biggest private jet for a cool R130 000 an hour - secure in the knowledge that the former Nigerian president's aircraft is a lot more luxurious than the jet President T...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Starcomms To Connect Calabar And Warri
Monday, August 25, 2008
The PM News

In furtherance of the promise it made last year, to connect more towns and cities to its ever expanding network, Starcomms, Nigeria’s 4th largest telecommunications operator and leading “triple-play” ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Okiro redeploys demoted CPs, top officers kick over postings
Thursday, August 14, 2008

Two of the five commissioners of police recently demoted to the rank of deputy commissioner have been relieved of their offices and redeployed in accordance with their new ranks.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Day of sorrow for UME candidates
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Technical hitches in the registration process for this year’s Universities Matriculation Examination held recently dashed the hopes of hundreds of candidates who could not write the examination.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
FG paid N5bn without financial pact on rural telephony, panel told
Friday, April 25, 2008

The House of Representatives Committee on Communications was on Thursday told how the Federal Government paid N5 billion to three Chinese companies without signing the required financial agreements fo...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Glo now Nigeria’s largest GSM network –Survey
Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Glo Mobile, Africa’s fastest growing telecommunication network, has overtaken MTN as the largest GSM network in Nigeria.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Dangers in having too many private varsities, by LAUTECH VC
Tuesday, January 08, 2008

The Vice Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Professor Babatunde Adeleke has expressed concern over the number of private universities being licensed in the country by th...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
EFCC: PRONACO, ANPP, Oshiomhole, others differ on Ribadu’s exit
Wednesday, January 02, 2008

The police high command said on Monday that Ibrahim Lamorde, an Assistant Commissioner of police and director of operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is not among officer...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Bribery, sex scandal rock police peace mission
Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Allegations of sex-for-posting, and financial inducements against some top brass of the police force are currently rocking the departure of the next batch of police peace-keeping force to war-torn Sud...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Starcomms invests $200m in new technology
Sunday, July 15, 2007

In order to consolidate its leadership position in the telecommunications sector, Nigeria’s largest CDMA 3G mobile network, Starcomms Limited, has invested a whopping $200 million in new technology to...
Posted By : Anna
Gov Obi’s residence razed
Sunday, October 29, 2006

The political crisis in Anambra State took another twist on Sunday, with the razing of the State Government’s lodge, embattled Governor Peter Obi’s residence, in Onitsha by unknown arsonists.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
5yrs of GSM: Still scratching the surface of opportunities
Monday, August 07, 2006
Abimbola Tooki

Everywhere you turned in the past year; it seemed there was only one GSM telco in Nigeria: MTN. The introduction of Globacom into the market created some disequilibrium as the company promises to deli...
Posted By : Anna
MTN, VGCCL, six others get unified licence
Tuesday, August 01, 2006
By Jonah Iboma

Four new firms have secured unified licences from the Nigerian Communications Commission, bringing to eight the number of telecommunications....
Posted By : Anna
Okonjo-Iweala Uncovers $4.6m Fraud in Foreign Ministry
Wednesday, July 05, 2006
From Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja

Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, yesterday, regaled a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on foreign affairs about how the Ministry’s officials infl...
Posted By : Anna
Rejecting rejection
Wednesday, June 21, 2006
UJU Onyechere - ujuonyechere@yahoo.com

In 1902, an aspiring young writer received a rejection letter from the poetry editor of a monthly magazine. Enclosed with the sheet of poems the 28-year-old poet had sent was this curt note: “Our maga...
Posted By : Anna
Sack NCC, Nitel Mgt for Incompetence
Friday, January 13, 2006

Nigeria's Telecom infrastructure, regional backbones (fiberoptic Network) Network and access point of presence (POPs/Co-location)Network facilities are in dilapidated state, or have not improved, or a...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Don't cry for me Nigeria
Wednesday, January 11, 2006
Belinda Anderson

Some fund managers see Telkom’s decision not to pursue the privatisation of Nigeria’s state-owned fixed-line telco Nitel as a missed opportunity, but most are confident that management walked away fro...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
GSM firms may become national carriers
Sunday, January 08, 2006
By Sonny Aragba-Akpore, Asst. Communications Editor

THE Nigerian telephone sector is set to be more robust and competitive as the five-year-old licences for the operators of the Global System of Mobile (GSM) communications expire on February 9.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
MTN Nigeria Earns N119bn in 6 Months
Thursday, November 24, 2005
By Tayo Ajakaye,

Nigeria’s mobile telecom service provider, MTN Nigeria Communica-tions Ltd has declared a gross earnings of N119 billion (R5.87 billion) for the six month period ended September 30, 2005. It also reco...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Cell Phones In Africa: Where is the Logic?

Grandiose Parlor

Posted By : Imnakoya
Key asset in doubt as sale of Nigeria's Nitel nears
Monday, November 07, 2005

Confusion surrounded the imminent privatisation of Nigeria's state telecoms company Nitel on Monday as officials and investors gave conflicting accounts of whether a key asset would be included in the...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
GSM Association and MTN Nigeria plan for $30 GSM handsets in Nigeria
Friday, November 04, 2005
Mobile Africa

The GSM Association is extending it $30 handsets programme to Nigeria, in collaboration with MTN Nigeria.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
EFCC, NCC Hunt Fraudulent Telecom Firms
Monday, September 26, 2005

Disturbed by the rise in reports of financial scams within the telecom industry, the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) is now working with the EFCC to track fake telecom companies.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Why Cyber Crime Persists in Nigeria
Friday, September 16, 2005
By Bennett Oghifo

“While agreeing that greed forms a major causative factor in the spread of cyber crime in Nigeria, one cannot actually shy away from the fact that the harsh economic situation in the country, which ha...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria - 1999
Wednesday, August 24, 2005
Nigerian Government Website

We the people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, having firmly and solemnly resolved, to live in unity and harmony as one indivisible and indissoluble sovereign nation under God, dedicated to the pro...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
At 4 years of GSM: Nigeria Scores First in Fixed Lines Penetration
Monday, August 15, 2005
By Godfrey Ikhemuemhe

AT four years of the introduction of GSM in the country, Nigeria has again scored another first in the fixed wireless segment of the telecommunications market.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
16million Nigerians now use telephones – NCC
Friday, August 12, 2005
Jonah Iboma

Nigeria now has about 16million telephone subscribers, the Nigerian communications Commission has said.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Construction begins on first InterContinental hotel in Nigeria
Monday, August 08, 2005
InterContinental Hotels Group

InterContinental Hotels Group has begun on the development of its first hotel in Nigeria, the InterContinental Lagos.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Oando, Suburban Telecoms to lay N6.012bn Fibre Network
Monday, August 01, 2005
By Tayo Ajakaye

Ocean and Oil Holdings (OOH) Limited (the parent company of Oando Plc) and Surburban Telecoms Limited are to deploy a fibre optic network along the 99.4-kilometre gas pipeline belonging to Gaslink in ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
NITEL tackles interconnect debts with pre-paid platform
Wednesday, July 27, 2005
Everest Amaefule, Abuja

To tackle the problem of huge interconnect debts on its network, the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited is to put private telecommunications operators on a prepaid platform that would compel them to ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Secrets behind CTL success story
Thursday, July 14, 2005
By Kio Nimengoka

Before now, Engineer Uzo Udemba, the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Communication Trends Limited (CTL) was presumably not certain that such a peculiar business could flourish in Nigeria with ...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
View FCT Reforms Dispassionately - el-Rufai
Monday, July 11, 2005
From Andy Ekugo in Abuja

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Admi-nistration (FCTA) Mallam Nasir el-Rufai has urged Nigerians to see ongoing reforms in the FCT dispassionately, adding that it was for the good of the cou...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
3G broadband coming to Nigeria
Friday, June 24, 2005

Axcera and Netcom Africa have jointly announced that Netcom's 3G mobile broadband wireless service offering, using the IPWireless TD-CDMA-based Axity3G non-line-of-site (NLOS) broadband wireless acces...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
On track or Nigerian time?
Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Belinda Anderson

Nigeria’s Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), the body charged with privatising state assets in sectors like telecommunications and energy, says the process of selling off a controlling stake in fixed...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Nigeria opens up fixed wireless access
Friday, May 27, 2005

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to push ahead with a controversial plan to allow fixed wireless access (FWA) providers to compete directly with mobile operators.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
Generals fight bloody at MTS Wireless as director escapes with bullet shots
Thursday, February 17, 2005

MTS First Wireless, the nation’s oldest and pioneer wireless telecommunications company owned by an array of retired military officers has turned a battle ground as the generals and other high ranking...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
MTS director shot
Tuesday, February 08, 2005
by Ken nwogbo

THE shareholders’ fight at Private Telecommunications Operator (PTO), MTS First Wireless, may have taken a dangerous twist with the alleged attempt on the life of one of the directors; Mr. Bob Okoniya...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
HI-TECH:- Afrihub enters Nigeria through UNN
Wednesday, January 05, 2005
By Okoh Aihe

So early in the year the academic community and the IT sector are about to witness a major revolution as AfriHub is about to light on the first of its numerous IT Parks located in forty higher institu...
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
MONDAY QUARTER-BACKING: Two Strikes Against Halliburton in Nigeria
Monday, June 14, 2004
Mobolaji E. Aluko, PhD

Halliburton is in the news again – in Nigeria. But before proceeding much further, and to assist the Nigerian public, let us keep some of the names and dates straight in this unfolding saga.
Posted By : OnlineNigeria.com
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