MTN Nigeria

MTN’s ‘controversy-free’ time in Nigeria may be short-lived

It is too early to conclude MTN is now off the hook in Nigeria, given the tax case has been referred to other parts of government, say analysts.

30 Jan

MTN pledges R23bn fresh investment in Nigeria

The mobile operator commits to a $1.6 billion investment in the country over the next three years to strengthen and expand its network.

Jan 13, 2020

Nigeria withdraws MTN multibillion-dollar tax claim

MTN is off the hook in Nigeria following the attorney-general’s decision to withdraw a $2 billion tax claim.

Jul 30, 2019

MTN’s fintech ambitions get Nigerian boost

An MTN Nigeria subsidiary receives a licence from the country’s central bank, to provide financial services.


MTN Nigeria reports strong performance after listing

In its maiden results on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the company delivers double-digit growth in service revenue.

Jun 18, 2019

MTN Nigeria denies cyber attack, blames glitch

The telco has refuted reports that it suffered a cyber attack in the West African country.

May 26, 2019

MTN Nigeria listing under investigation by financial crimes agency

MTN is facing more trouble in Nigeria, this time an investigation by Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

May 17, 2019

MTN Nigeria stock jumps after listing

MTN's stock took just 16 minutes to climb 10% after the group listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday.

May 15, 2019

MTN gets approval to list on Nigerian Stock Exchange

The listing is set to proceed on 16 May and will be done by way of an introductory listing, the company says.

May 9, 2019

MTN rakes in 4m subscribers in Q1 2019

The telco delivers solid operational progress during the first quarter of 2019, with strong service revenue growth.

May 7, 2019

MTN Nigeria tax bill case gets a new court date

A Nigerian court rejects the attorney general's objection in the telco's $2 billion tax-related court case, schedules hearing for June 26.

Mar 27, 2019

MTN Nigeria $2bn tax battle adjourned again

The court case between MTN Nigeria and the country's attorney general continued yesterday as lawyers argued over a $2 billion tax bill.

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