Infrastructure: Expert wants manpower development

Dr Kabir Usman, Director-General, Centre for Management Development (CMD), says Nigeria needs very skilled manpower to develop the country’s infrastructure. Usman said in a statement by CMD consultant, Abdulkadir Ahmed on Tuesday in Abuja, that there was a huge gap in the areas of power, agriculture, construction and the like in the country that needed More...

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9mobile
By metro On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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9mobile confirms network disruption

9mobile Emerging Market Telecommunications Services Ltd.,(EMTS) trading as 9mobile former Etisalat, has informed its subscribers of some disruption in its services. The Vice President, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, More...

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By metro On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Samsung topples Apple as world’s biggest phone maker

Samsung Samsung Electronics is now the world’s largest maker of mobile phones, memory chips and most profitable tech firm, going by its record quarterly earnings released today, The figures show that the South More...

By metro On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Telecoms regulator approves Etisalat Nigeria name change

Nigeria’s telecoms regulator has approved Etisalat Nigeria’s name change after its Middle East parent pulled out following regulatory intervention to save the local company from collapse due to debt, More...

Etisalat
By metro On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
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NCC intervened to save Etisalat Nigeria from collapse

NCC and its telecoms industry regulator have intervened to save the country’s fourth largest telecoms firm from collapse after talks with local banks to renegotiate a $1.2 billion loan failed, a regulatory More...

Etisalat
By metro On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala fund pulls out of Etisalat Nigeria

Abu Dhabi state investment fund Mubadala has pulled out of Etisalat Nigeria after the telecoms firm failed to renegotiate a $1.2 billion loan taken out four years ago with 13 Nigerian banks, the central bank said More...

Etisalat
By metro On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Etisalat Nigeria repaid $500m of loan amount before default

Etisalat Nigeria had already repaid $500 million of $1.2 billion in loans owed to banks before it defaulted in February due to a currency devaluation, a senior executive told Reuters on Thursday. Talks between Etisalat More...

Etisalat
By metro On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Etisalat Nigeria loan restructuring talks fail as lenders step in

Etisalat has been instructed to transfer its 45 percent stake in Etisalat Nigeria to a loan trustee after debt restructuring talks with lenders failed, the Abu Dhabi telecoms company said on Tuesday. Etisalat Nigeria More...

Etisalat
By metro On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Etisalat Nigeria works with investor Mubadala and lenders to resolve debt woes

Telecoms company Etisalat Nigeria is working with its lenders and Abu Dhabi state investment fund Mubadala, the second-largest shareholder in the business, to resolve debt woes it said were caused by a devaluation More...

By metro On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Porting activities decline in Nigeria

Porting activities among telecommunications service providers declined by 8,248 in April, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The ”Incoming and Outgoing Porting Activities of Mobile Network More...