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Etisalat Nigeria Unveils Its New Identity, 9mobile In Lagos

*Our name change does not change what we believe in – Boye Olusanya, CEO IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria, has launched its new brand identity – 9mobile, with an unveiling of the new name and logo. With the migration to a new name and brand, 9mobile promises to sustain and continuously provide ...

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Etisalat Nigeria Now 9mobile, New CEO, Boye Olusanya Says

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), which previously traded as ‘Etisalat Nigeria’ wishes to inform its over 20 million subscribers, government, regulatory agencies and all relevant stakeholder groups that the telecoms operator has changed its name to 9mobile, the company said today. A statement signed by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Boye Olusanya described the move as ...

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MTN Foundation Graduates 26 Music Scholars

*10th set of MTNF/MUSON Scholars graduate with Diploma in Music IT NEWS NIGERIA: MTN Foundation has announced today that 10th set of music scholars graduated with the highly-coveted Diploma in music certification, a statement said. It added that fulfillment, joy and gratitude are the words that best describe the feelings of parents and guardians of 26 MTNF/MUSON Scholars at the ...

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Etisalat Nigeria Now 9Mobile

IT NEWS NIGERIA: There is strong indication that Etisalat Nigeria has changed its brand name to 9Mobile, according to online reports. The name change follows the pullout of Mubadala Group, Etisalat’s major investor from the United Arab Emirates, over a $1.2bn debt. ABU Dhabi’s Etisalat earlier in the week terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian arm and given the ...

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Etisalat Nigeria Reacts, Says EMTS Has Valid Subsisting Agreement With Etisalat Group

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Etisalat Nigeria has announced Monday that Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Ltd. (EMTS) has a valid and subsisting agreement with the Etisalat Group, which entitles it to use the Etisalat brand, notwithstanding the recent changes within the company. A statement Signed by Ibrahim Dikko, Vice President, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs at Etisalat Nigeria added that EMTS trading as ...

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Etisalat Pulls Out of Nigeria

* Etisalat Says Bye Bye To Nigeria IT NEWS NIGERIA: ABU Dhabi’s Etisalat has terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian arm and given the business time to phase out the brand in Nigeria, the chief executive of Etisalat International told Reuters on Monday. Nigerian regulators intervened last week to save Etisalat Nigeria from collapse after talks with its lenders ...

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Etisalat Nigeria: NCC Assures Subscribers of Network Integrity

IT NEWS NIGERIA Following our Press Release of June 20, 2017 on the above, and in response to stakeholder enquiries regarding the current position on Etisalat Nigeria, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) wishes to state as follows: a. The Commission is pleased to note that Etisalat and its creditors have successfully reached an amicable resolution of key issues pertaining to ...

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Etisalat Nigeria Appoints New Board, Top Management

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Etisalat Nigeria today announced the that as a result of the on-going restructuring efforts, a new board has been constituted, according to statement. It added that this comprises of Dr. Joseph Nnanna – Chairman, Mr. Oluseyi Bickersteth, Mr. Ken Igbokwe, Mr. Boye Olusanya and Mrs. Funke Ighodaro. IT NEWS NIGERIA also gathered that Mr. Boye Olusanya has ...

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Telecoms Need Right Policies, FOREX Access To Avert Collapse – ALTON

*Telecoms need right policies. *FOREX access is just one of the many problems facing the Industry IT NEWS NIGERIA: Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigreria (ALTON) has said Friday the Industry needs right Policies and access to foreign exchange (FOREX) to avert collapse of the subsector. Speaking at a Break Fast organized by National Information Technolonogy Reporters Association (NITRA) ...

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Etisalat Powers Access To Instant Loans With KwikCash

IT NEWS NIGERIA: Nigeria’s most innovative and customer-centric telecommunications firm, Etisalat, in partnership with Support Microfinance Bank have simplified access to loans through the launch of its new service, KwikCash. The service, which is currently available only on the Etisalat network, was developed for subscribers who have bank accounts and need to access cash loans to settle urgent financial needs. ...

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