MTN Nigeria

MTN denies new tax squabbles with Nigerian authorities

Africa’s biggest telco says that as recently as last year, the Nigerian tax authorities commended it for its prompt payment of dues.

Aug 12, 2021

MTN appoints Troopti Desai as group tax boss

Troopti Desai joins MTN from PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she was a partner in the corporate tax department.

Aug 3, 2021

MTN Group clears first hurdle in US in terrorism case

A US court rules it has no jurisdiction to hear a terrorism case brought against MTN Group in that country.

Aug 2, 2021

MTN Nigeria sheds 7.6m subscribers as regulator clamps down

The stringent regulations on new SIM sales and activations in Nigeria cost the telco millions of mobile and data subscribers.

Jun 23, 2021

MTN, ZTE face fresh terrorism complaint in US

The plaintiffs allege the companies knowingly or recklessly supported a terrorist campaign that attacked, killed and wounded thousands of Americans in Iraq.

Jun 18, 2021

MTN’s top execs descend on Nigeria amid insecurity concerns

The executives have arrived in the country, as the market continues to be impacted by security concerns, including kidnapping, robbery and insurgency.

May 25, 2021

MTN in aggressive MoMo push on home turf

The telco says it’s only natural that it includes its home market in its fintech plans and has already started recruiting thousands of agents to roll out Mobile Money.

May 5, 2021

MTN posts strong Q1 results, looks to sell towers in SA

The mobile operator’s growth in service revenue exceeds its medium-term guidance, driven by gains in data and fintech revenue.

Apr 9, 2021

MTN Nigeria ropes in fintech partners after banking furore

 The operator forges new partnerships in response to the recent disruption to its banking channels which rendered airtime and other services temporarily unavailable.

Mar 12, 2021

MTN acquires additional spectrum in Nigeria

The company says the additional spectrum will significantly improve customer experience in its most profitable and biggest market.

Mar 10, 2021

MTN pledges compliance amid legal, administrative storm

The group commits to respect and comply with laws in the countries it has a footprint, as it faces mounting legal and regulatory hurdles in five jurisdictions.

Mar 1, 2021

MTN records massive fintech growth in Nigeria

The mobile operator sees an increased uptake in its fintech business, which includes MoMo, insurance, airtime lending and e-commerce.

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