Airtel Is Partnering Standard Chartered Bank As It Expands Its Fintech Business

The partnership will enable Airtel to provide increased access to mobile money services to customers. Airtel Africa Plc is expanding its fintech business. Earlier this morning, the company announced that it had just entered into partnership with Standard Chartered Bank. Details of the partnership The aim of the partnership is to enable the telecoms operator…

N41Bn NITEL Liquidation Scam; UBA Distances Self, Describes Reports Untrue, Malicious, Misleading

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has described as “untrue, misleading, malicious, libelous” reports in a section of the media that Mr Tony Elumelu, Chairman, UBA Plc, was allegedly involved in a N41 billion fraud, with respect to the defunct Nigeria Telecommunication Company (NITEL). According to the reports, Mr Elumelu was indicted for the alleged…

Porting: 9mobile Sustains Lead for Sixth Consecutive Month

9mobile has maintained its lead in incoming subscribers’ porting for the sixth straight month, according to industry statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for May 2020. Incoming (Inward) Porting means the number of numbers ported from another service provider’s network into a service provider’s network. The figures for May 2020, showed that 9mobile…