Respect Court Decisions and Contractual Obligations,British MP Tells Nigeria

By Priti Patel When the Nigerian finance minister visited London last week, she and her officials came to advertise Nigeria as a country that is open for business. The minister, Zainab Ahmed, came to promote Nigeria’s $2.8bn Eurobond sale, which follows on from the Nigerian government’s oversubscribed $1bn Eurobonds sale in February 2017. I am […]

GSM operators threaten to shut telecommunications services in Abuja, ten other states over tax

Ten states and parts of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) may soon face telecommunications services blackout following tax disputes between Kogi Government and mobile network operators. Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman, Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators (ALTON), made this known on Monday in Lagos while briefing journalists on issues affecting the nation’s telecommunications industry. The ALTON chief said […]

DISCOS are Sabotaging FG-MURIC

The Nigerian media was last week agog with news of demonstrations held by the Ishashi Community of Lagos State against Eko Electricity Development Company. The demonstrators complained of ‘crazy bills’ and poor power supply. It was not an isolated case as demonstrations had been held on several occasions in many parts of the country, particularly […]