4.7 million get SIMs after FG’s call ban

Four million, seven hundred and sixty-nine thousand, six hundred and eighty-five million subscribers have gotten Subscriber Identity Modules since the Federal Government barred outgoing calls from SIMs that have not been linked to their National Identification Numbers. This is according to new subscriber data from the Nigerian Communications Commission. When […]

Nigerian government orders telcos to shut down mobile services in Zamfara to curb banditry

The federal government has now ordered telecom operators in the country to shut down all communications sites in Zamfara State and in neighbouring states that could provide telecommunications services in Zamfara State. This was contained in a memo reportedly sent to one of the telecom operators by the Executive Vice Chairman of […]