Nigerians Spent $6.6 Billion On Calls and Data in 2016.

 

On behalf of Mike Adenuga and South Africa, I say thank you, your money has been fantastic! This was disclosed on Wednesday by Umar Danbatta at the launch of NCC Year of Consumer. According to him, Nigerian subscribers spent $5.6 billion in 2015 and $6.6 billion in 2016 which adds up to $12.2 billion (N3.66trn) in the space of two years. In his words: Continue reading

Best Companies To Work For In Nigeria

You guys need to see the 1000 km distance between Konga and Jumia lol!  Jobberman has released its 3rd Annual Best 100 Companies To Work For in Nigeria for the year 2016, the list is focused on identifying, recognizing and celebrating top employers in Nigeria, as rated by employees and professionals. This was done through an online survey that garnered a total of 2013 valid responses. The survey also captured questions on work experience, salary parameters, and working conditions.   Continue reading

Airtel Africa Is Going NoWhere

Airtel has sent out official press release to refute the story of their possible exit from Africa.

Airtel isn’t leaving Africa anytime soon.

As a matter of fact, Airtel increased its ownership of Airtel Nigeria in November after purchasing Econet Wireless Limited’s 4.2% shareholding.

Interestingly, this isn’t the first time a story of their exit has been published. In 2015, a similar story came up, which Airtel later refuted.  

So where are this story coming from, and why do the keep popping up like juicy pimples ?  Continue reading

Is Airtel Leaving Nigeria And Africa As A Whole


The report via Bloomberg claims that Airtel “is considering mergers or stake sales at some of its Africa operations as it looks to cut debt and make its biggest overseas acquisition profitable.” Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Mr. Mittal, the chairman of Bharti Airtel, said this process would be completed within a year and would affect some of Bharti’s businesses in 15 African nations, including Nigeria. Continue reading

You Can Make NCC Invoke a N5 million Fine On Your MTN, GLO… For Unsolicited Messages

NCC has commenced the enforcement of the Do Not Disturb (DND) code, which ensures that Telcos stop sending unsolicited messages to their subscribers.Henceforth, a N5 million fine has been stipulated for any breach of the directive. Also, the customers can ensure that any defaulting Telco is fined. How? Continue reading

#NoDataHike We Never Ordered Operators To Raise Data Prices Says Minister Of Communication

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Nigeria’s Minister of Communication, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has disclosed that the Federal Government never gave any directive to telecommunications operators in the country to increase prices of data from Thursday, December 1, 2016 as claimed.

Since the beginning of this week, Nigerians have continued to kick against messages sent to them via text messages by telecoms operators, informing them that from tomorrow, prices of data would go up and in some cases, by 100 percent. Continue reading

Etisalat Increases the Price Of Data Bundles

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It is over between me and etisalat, I have tired and tired but she just don’t want to take me serious!  Imagine I have to two sims and both are Eazy baby but it seems like Glo is bae! Can someone help me tell etisalat that we have broken up! It appears that Etisalat has a weird way of doing business in Nigeria.  The company recently reviewed the price of its data plans, and like you must have figured out, it isn’t favorable to a lot of Nigerians considering the current economic crisis. Continue reading