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Finally, NCC reveals why Android users pay more for data in Nigeria

Finally, NCC reveals why Android users pay more for data in Nigeria

by Oge Okonkwo The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is well aware of the lamentations of  Nigerian users of Android smart phones and tablets over the high cost of data. The...

 

“Product placement of life”: Idiare Atimomo lists 2013’s top branding moments – and points to the future

“Product placement of life”: Idiare Atimomo lists 2013’s top branding moments – and points to the future

by Idiareno Atimomo   2013 was quite an eventful year for many brands. It was one in which regulatory environments; the spending power of consumers and the rising influence of music...

 

Enough is enough: Ministry, others tell telecoms companies to improve or face sanction

Enough is enough: Ministry, others tell telecoms companies to improve or face sanction

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Ministry of Communication Technology and the Consumer Protection Council, CPC, just as regulatory authority, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, have both given...

 

FG, ASUU meet, may call off strike next week

FG, ASUU meet, may call off strike next week

by Isi Esene There are reports of a breakthrough is some outstanding issues tabled before the Federal Government over the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. This...

 

Simon Kolawole: Egypt – From Arab Spring to Arab Fall

Simon Kolawole: Egypt – From Arab Spring to Arab Fall

by Simon Kolawole We can say Morsi has been successfully ousted as President of Egypt, but there is no assurance that the next president would be the messiah. What this development requires,...

 

The NCC and it’s never-ending deadlines – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

The NCC and it’s never-ending deadlines – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze The killings of almost 100 of our security agents in Nasarawa is being swept under the carpet. And what will follow, is that the monies meant as compensation for the widows will...

 

Opinion: Of Saka, porting and the logic of history

Opinion: Of Saka, porting and the logic of history

by Romanus K. Adimora There is no doubt that “carpet-crossing” and “decamping” have  offensive or negative connotations compared with “porting” which has now crept into our political/business...

 

Analysis: When market dominance in the telecomms industry becomes subscribers’ headache

Analysis: When market dominance in the telecomms industry becomes subscribers’ headache

by Samuel Inyang According to consumer rights advocates, there is cause for concern in this game of might is right as the subscribers would be the ultimate loser. Nigerians haven’t forgotten...

 

Opinion: Customers’ agonies with mobile phone service providers

Opinion: Customers’ agonies with mobile phone service providers

by Niyi Akinnaso Menacing promotional messages are only one kind of problem. Other more serious problems vary from unauthorised charges and dropped calls to service congestion and no service...

 

Cosmas Maduka leaves Access Bank board

Cosmas Maduka leaves Access Bank board

by Yinka Ojo Access Bank Plc has announced the retirement of Cosmas Maduka from the board of the bank. The bank, in a statement given to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) said that Maduka,...