APRNEWS - Indeed, other operators and stakeholders, who were against MTN’s move, claimed such an opportunity could make the player a dominant service provider in the country, without consideration for the development of the telecoms industry.
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APRNEWS - Ghana stopped Nigeria from qualifying for the World Cup, but the Portuguese believe the Super Eagles and Black Stars have similar pattern of play, hence, the quest to experience the Eagles in a friendly in Lisbon.
Coach Fernando Santos named his final squad for Qatar on Thursday, with superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, listed for his fifth World Cup, a feat previously held by only four players.
Lethal violence committed by Nigeria's military on the night of October 20, 2020 could be considered a "massacre," a government-appointed panel concluded Monday -- contradicting previous official accounts of the incident.
Nearly two months after their abduction by armed gunmen, more than two dozen students in northwest Nigeria's Kaduna state were reunited with jubilant family members on Friday amid tears and celebratory singing.
Thirty-nine students were taken from a forestry college at gunpoint on March 11. Ten were later released, and parents said this week that two had escaped.
Gunmen in northwest Nigeria kidnapped around 30 students overnight from a forestry college near a military academy, three students said on Friday, in the fourth mass school abduction since December.
The Federal College of Forestry Mechanization sits on the outskirts of Kaduna city, capital of Kaduna state, in a region roamed by armed gangs, who often travel on motorcycles.
Africa-focused payments company Flutterwave could consider a New York listing, its chief executive said after it raised $170 million from investors to expand its customer base, pushing its valuation up to more than $1 billion.
Founded in 2016 by Nigerians and headquartered in San Francisco, the company specialises in individual and consumer transfers.
Locals in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri have been without power for a week after jihadists blew up supply lines from the national electricity grid.
It has caused water shortages disruptions to daily life and businesses.
Some of the Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram nearly seven years ago have finally escaped from their captors, a father of one of the girls told CNN.
Halima Ali Maiyanga, one of more than 100 young women still missing, called her father to say she and others had managed to flee Boko Haram militants Thursday.
At least 28 people were killed on Wednesday when a gas tanker exploded in the central Nigerian state of Kogi and started a blaze, a road safety agency official said.
Bisi Kazeem, spokesman for the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), said nine children were involved in the accident, which happened opposite a petrol station along Lokoja-Zariagi highway in the state.
The charges they were charged with includes: alleged criminal conspiracy, breach of trust, misappropriation, forgery and fraud amounting to N21,580,000.
This was disclosed by the police spokesman in the state, Ahmed Wakil, via a statement issued on Saturday.