• NCC approves Visafone’s share to MTN, not licence – Official

    NCC approves Visafone’s share to MTN, not licence – Official

    According to reports, the Nigerian Communications Commission says it has approved the transfer of Visafone’s shareholding to MTN Nigeria, and not the licence.

    Tony Ojobo, NCC’s Public Affairs Director, said in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday that a decision to transfer Visafone licence to MTN has not been taken.

    Ojobo said that this was contrary to the speculation that NCC had foreclosed the release of the spectrum held by Visafone to MTN.

    He said that the clarification was to allay the fears […]