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Nigeria’s GT Bank to sell prepaid airtime

Mobile messaging and transaction services firm Clickatell has helped enable the offering.

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Nigerian govt orders 53 gold iPhones

To celebrate 53 years of independence, phones are reported to display Nigeria’s coat of arms.

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Nigeria’s First Bank, UN partner on mobile payments

Bank’s FirstMonie product to be used by UNICEF to distribute health scheme payments.

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59% of Nigerians ‘unaware’ of mobile money - survey

Opinion poll conducted by NOI polls says about 60% of Nigerians do not know of the service.

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Nigeria’s mobile subscribers hit 119 million

Country’s communications authority says the market has grown by more than 7% this year.

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Registration window for blocked Nigerian SIM card holders

Subscribers who missed the June 30 deadline have a chance to switch on their lines again.

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'No deadline extension for Nigeria’s SIM card registrations'

Despite problems, Nigeria’s communications watchdog sticks to its cut-off date.

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Social network Eskimi strikes MTN Nigeria partnership

Data bundle launched enabling unlimited access to one of Nigeria’s largest social networks.

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Call to extend Nigeria’s SIM card deadline

Telco body has appealed for an extension as Nigerians scramble to register by June 30.

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Mobile app links blood donors

The app developed in Nigeria could help link blood donors to those in urgent need of blood.

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Nigeria’s mobile banking transfers hit $400mn

Adoption of cashless payments growing, says the West African country’s central bank.