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It’s Official! Etisalat Nigeria Now 9Mobile

Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), which previously traded as Etisalat Nigeria, has confirmed the changing of its trading name to 9mobile. In a statement released on Tuesday, Boye Olusanya, the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), described the new name, which is due for official unveiling on Wednesday, as presenting its “0809ja heritage” and “our…

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Etisalat Nigeria says Change of Name Will Not Affect Operations

Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Ltd. (EMTS) trading as Etisalat Nigeria on Tuesday informed its customers that the change of brand name will not affect its operations. Mr Ibrahim Dikko, the Vice President, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, EMTS made this known in a statement. Dikko said that EMTS was aware of recent news reports regarding Etisalat…

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Etisalat Pulls Out of Nigeria, Set to be Phased Out in 3 Weeks

Etisalat has terminated its management agreement with its Nigerian arm and has given Etisalat Nigeria three weeks to phase out the brand in the country. The decision of the Abu Dhabi owned telecommunications networks resulted after its $1.7 billion loan talks collapsed. Chief executive of Etisalat International, Hatem Dowidar said on Monday that the there was…

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Etisalat Nigeria Directors Resign En Masse

Directors of Etisalat Nigeria, except its chairman, Hakeem Belo-Osagie, have resigned from the network operator’s seven-man board in a move seen as an attempt to absolve themselves of criminal and civil liability for the non-payment of a $1.2 billion loan taken from 13 Nigerian banks. Following Etisalat Group’s disclosure on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange…

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Access Bank, Others Take Over Etisalat Nigeria Over N541Bn Debt

There are very strong indications that Access Bank PLC and other Nigerian and foreign banks have taken over the management of Etisalat Nigeria. According to Premium Times, the takeover came on the back of a futile effort by Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services (EMTS), promoted by-one time Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Hakeem Bello-Osagie, to reach…

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Etisalat Celebrates Customers with ‘Love & Recession’! Udoma Udo Udoma, Patrick Utomi, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva Attend

Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat, during the yuletide season demonstrated its leadership in customer-centrism by sponsoring the hit stage play ‘Love & Recession’ produced by iOpenEye Limited. The Play, Love & Recession, is a comedy with enthralling themes woven intricately around various issues that the society grapples with. Love & Recession highlights the current…

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Nollywood Actress Eniola Badmus Snags Endorsement Deal

  Plus sized Nollywood actress Eniola Badmus is the latest celebrity to join the brand ambassadorial bandwagon. The controversial actress has been unveiled as one of the brand endorsers of telecommunications company, Etisalat. She shared the good news on her Instagram page where she wrote: “New Week ,New Blessings @etisalatnigeria Enjoy the massive Bonus buy a…

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Etisalat Takes MTN To Court For Acquiring Visaphone

  South African telecoms giant MTN, has been taken to court again, this time by another telecommunications firm, Etisalat. Following MTN’s acquisition of the last surviving Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) operator, Visafone Communications, Etisalat has reportedly instituted a legal action against MTN over its acquisition of Visafone’s 800MHz spectrum. According to reports, Etisalat is…

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