It was gathered that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Monday said it would sanction 13 telecommunications operators for failing to comply with the ‘2442 Do Not Disturb (DND)’ directive on unsolicited telemarketing.
According to a statement signed by the NCC’s Director of Public Affairs, Mr Tony Ojobo, the directive was issued on April 20, 2016.
Ojobo said that the 13 operators included: Airtel Network Ltd., MTN Nigeria, Globacom Nigeria, Smile Communication, Visafone Communications, Ntel, Etisalat, Multi-Links, Starcomms, Danjay Telecoms, Gamjitel Ltd., […]
Former military Governor of Kaduna State, Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (retd), has decided to sue MTN over unsolicited messages and fraudulent deductions by the telecoms giant.
Speaking on Saturday, Umar said he has briefed his lawyers to file the suit against MTN after complaining over unsolicited messages and deductions to no avail.
He said despite assurances that it will not happen again, he has started receiving unsolicited messages accompanied by deductions of money from his telephone line.
He forwarded two of the latest […]