Friday, 9th June 2023

Etisalat Nigeria changes name to 9Mobile

The Nigerian Communications Commission has been notified of Etisalat Nigeria's new name, 9mobile and approved it.


21 Jun 2017
Etisalat has been instructed to transfer its 45 percent stake in Etisalat Nigeria to a loan trustee after debt restructuring talks with lenders failed.
22 Jun 2017
Etisalat - reminding the consortium of banks the telecoms firm is indebted to, that it cannot take over Etisalat's operating licence without its approval.
3 Jul 2017
Etisalat Nigeria's loan saga has led discussions about Nigeria's telecoms sector in the last few weeks, but what are the implications of this for the sector?
19 Jul 2017
The Nigerian Communications Commission has been notified of Etisalat Nigeria's new name, 9mobile and approved it.
20 Jul 2017
Following the exit of the UAE's Mubadalah Group from Etisalat Nigeria, the telco has formally launched itself with the brand 9Mobile.
27 Jul 2017
According to sources quoted by Reuters, 9mobile formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria has appointed Citigroup and South Africa’s Standard Bank to manage the sale process for a stake in the telecoms company.
26 Oct 2017
The Senate on Tuesday resolved to intervene in the $1.2 billion debt crisis rocking Nigerian telecommunications company, Etisalat, now known as 9mobile.
22 Nov 2017
Barclays Africa has pulled out as the financial adviser over the sale of 9mobile, this came after the Central Bank of Nigeria questioned the bank’s transparency in the bidding process of the telecommunication firm.
15 Jan 2018
NCC's January 16th deadline for bids to acquire 9mobile is fast approaching. Olusola Teniola, President of the Association of Telecommunications of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss the progress that has been made so far.
16 Jan 2018
Reps begin a public hearing to unravel causes of Etisalat's collapse.
3 Dec 2018
Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission says the commission is yet to issue a new operating license to Teleology while responding to questions raised by a House of Reps committee over the takeover of 9mobile by Teleology.
8 Apr 2019
The Federal High Court in Abuja says the sale of EMTS, the managers of 9mobile to Teleology Nigeria should not have proceeded. Lami Adekola, Co-founder and Director of Hamilton and George join CNBC Africa to explain the legal issues around the sale of the telecoms company.