Telecoms Giant MTN Pays Half of Nigeria's Hefty Fine
The Nigerian Communications Commission has said that South African company MTN has paid U.S.$458 million towards the fine imposed by the Nigeria government in October 2015 for non compliance with a directive on the deactivation of unregistered SIM cards, which it said were largely being used by terrorist group Boko Haram in the plotting of attacks around Nigeria.
An MTN facility in Abuja.
Vanguard, 9 April 2018
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