Nigerian Telecommunications (NITEL) News

Kamar Abass, CEO, Ntel

Nigeria's Ntel seeks $1 billion for mobile broadband growth

Nigerian Internet provider Ntel is seeking more than $1 billion to invest in 4G mobile broadband by 2020 as the owner of the former state landline company seeks to take advantage of a rising number of smartphone users in Africa’s most populous country.

Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne Cable

Funke Opeke: Nigeria's cyber revolutionary

The only major road through Lekki is clogged, even on a Saturday afternoon. The expressway through the swampy peninsula that expands the city of Lagos in an easterly direction is riddled with street hawkers peddling red grapes, shoe racks and phone chargers to the cars caught in the hold up.

Tayo Oviosu, CEO, Paga

21 Nigerian tech CEOs at the top of their game

Here are 21 of the country’s tech entrepreneurs who are at the top of their game and are making serious waves in the tech space.

NITEL headquarters, Abuja, Nigeria

NATCOM acquires Nigeria's NITEL and MTEL for $252.5M

Nigerian government makes progress in latest attempt to privatise incumbent telco and its mobile unit Mtel.

Amir H. Amiri, Executive Director, Kouros Capital Group Limited (Left) and Chief Etiebet of Dextel (Right)

Iran's Kouros Capital interested in Nigeria's NITEL and Bridge Banks

Iranian investors under the Iran-Nigeria Investment Corporation and led by Kouros Capital Group (KCG) have expressed interest in NITEL and the bridge banks whose privatisation has lingered.