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FG moves to implement 5% excise duty on telecom services

    FG moves to implement 5% excise duty on telecom services

The federal government says it will start implementing a five percent inclusive excise duty on telecommunications services in Nigeria. The development is coming months after President Muhammadu Buhari approved excise duty on

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Data, call costs to go up as telcos propose 40% tariff hike

    Data, call costs to go up as telcos propose 40% tariff hike

Telecommunication companies under the Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) have asked for upward reviews in voice calls, short message services (SMS) and data costs. ALTON said this

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NIN: Subscribers lament as telcos commence blocking of outgoing calls on unlinked SIMs

    NIN: Subscribers lament as telcos commence blocking of outgoing calls on unlinked SIMs

Telecommunications companies have started barring outgoing calls of subscribers who have yet to link their national identification number (NIN) with their subscriber identification modules (SIM) cards. On Monday, the federal

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‘We may increase tariffs’ — telcos union laments insecurity, high energy costs

    ‘We may increase tariffs’ — telcos union laments insecurity, high energy costs

Telcos under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) say they are considering an upward review of tariffs. According to the telcos, the development is

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NIN verification platform very slow, says Telcos union — but NIMC says ‘working perfectly’

  NIN verification platform very slow, says Telcos union — but NIMC says ‘working perfectly’

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says its tokenisation platform for verification of national identification number (NIN) is working “perfectly

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Pantami orders telcos to suspend withdrawal of USSD services

  Pantami orders telcos to suspend withdrawal of USSD services

Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, has directed telecommunication companies to halt the planned withdrawal of unstructured supplementary

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FG further extends NIN-SIM linkage deadline to Feb 9

  FG further extends NIN-SIM linkage deadline to Feb 9

The federal government has again extended the deadline for subscribers to link their national identification number (NIN) with their SIM

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