Chapel Hill Denham to handle MTN $5.23b listing in Nigeria

South African telecoms firm MTN has appointed Nigerian investment firm Chapel Hill Denham as lead manager for the initial public offering of its Nigerian business in Lagos later this year. MTN plans listing on Nigerian Stock Exchange in July South Africa’s Rand Merchant Bank, Renaissance Capital and Vetiva Capital were picked as joint issuers. The More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Nigeria still Africa’s biggest market

Transsion Holdings, giant mobile phone (Tecno Mobile), has described Nigeria as still the biggest market in Africa in spite of some challenges. Tecno describes Nigeria biggest market in Africa Mr Andy Yan, Vice More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Facebook data scandal: ‘Up to 2.7 million Europeans affected’

‘Up to 2.7 million people in the European Union may have been affected by the Facebook personal data scandal.’ This was announced on Friday by the European Union saying they would demand further answers from More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Science Centres: FG to set up six across geopolitical zones

The Federal Government has revealed plans to establish science centres in the six geopolitical zones of the country, to stimulate the interest of young Nigerians in science-related disciplines. Minister of Science More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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CPC intervenes for Nigerians as Ford recalls 1.4m vehicles

Mr Babatunde Irukera, Director-General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has called on Nigerians using Ford vehicles to contact the organisation following a recall in the U.S. of about 1.4 million vehicles by Ford More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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Facebook suspends data firm linked to Trump’s campaign

Facebook Inc on Friday said it was suspending political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign, after finding data privacy policies had been violated. Facebook More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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NCC: 146m mobile phone lines active in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the number of active mobile phone lines in the country rose to  146 million  in January 2018, an increase of  2,233,467 lines  from  the 144,631 recorded in More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, February 25th, 2018
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South-East: The deprived industrial achiever

  CHIMEZIRI FRANKLIN An industrialized, wealthy, highly urbanized and literate society is the highest level of societal development achievable by human will. It is superior to the other society in terms of More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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FG’s committed to ending Boko Haram insurgency

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government is committed to ending the Boko Haram insurgency and other related crimes across the country. The President said this on Thursday in Kaduna where he unveiled More...