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Lagos Nigeria; September 16 ,2014: Etisalat Nigeria has announced partnership with mobile phone manufacturers Samsung Mobile, TECNO Mobile and others to deliver the Biggest Smartphone offer in the telecommunications industry in Nigeria. The partnership would see Etisalat customers become proud owners of trendy 3G Smartphone devices of their choice for as low as N7,000. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 15, 2014: The consistent thrill and excitement of the Etisalat youth empowerment programme tagged Cliqfest is set to storm the Federal Polytechnic Nekede as innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria plans to visit the campus on the 18th and 19th of September. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 8, 2014: In line with its commitment to constantly show appreciation for customers’ loyalty, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat has announced the first cycle of reward redemptions for its high value customers. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 8, 2014: Defending champions, Etisalat FC, proved that they are still the best when they defeated MTN 3-0 and emerged winner of the 2014 Nigeria Telecommunications Games. The much anticipated final held on Sunday, September 7th at the Legacy Pitch, Lagos National Stadium. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 5, 2014: After the successful launch of Cliqlite, the fun and learning product for kids/teenagers, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, recently sponsored children to the 2014 edition Camp HYPE, Nigeria’s first Indigenous residential and highly sought after summer camp. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 3, 2014: Nigeria's most reliable and innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, and global leader in technology, Samsung Electronics West Africa today announced their support to the Ebola Containment Trust Fund, in a bid to curb the spread of the deadly virus in Nigeria. Read more
Abuja, Nigeria; September 2, 2014: In its move to promote home grown musical talents and provide exclusive content to its customers, most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria last weekend hosted a section of its high value customers in Abuja to a night of live performances during its unique music event, Cloudnine. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 26, 2014: Etisalat’s pact with the Nigerian youths came to the fore when it took its youth empowerment programme, Cliqfest, to Delta State University, (DELSU), Abraka last weekend, for the second time. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 20, 2014: Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Oluseguin Aganga has commended Etisalat Nigeria, Pan Atlantic University and the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) for consistently promoting initiatives aimed at the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises in the country. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 19, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat has assured that it would continue to sustain its quality of service and on-going investment in network infrastructure to consistently deliver excellent all-round experience to its customers. Read more
Abuja, Nigeria; August 11, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, last weekend, commissioned a world class flagship Experience Centre in Abuja. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 7, 2014: Etisalat Nigeria has once again partnered with Thistle Praxis Consulting on the fifth edition of the quarterly sustainable conversations, themed “ICT for Sustainability Development: Aligning Challenges with Potential”. A panel of discussants in the ICT industry were present to discuss issues facing ICT development and to proffer possible solutions. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 7, 2014: Etisalat Nigeria today announced the sale of 2,136 of its towers to IHS Holding Limited (“IHS”) as part of a broader strategy to drive improvements in the quality of its network performance and to accelerate roll out of 2G & 3G coverage and new services to its customers. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 31, 2014: The hunt is still on for the best and brightest African innovators as Etisalat Nigeria is still receiving entries for the 2014 Etisalat Pan-African Prize for Innovation. The prize is awarded in two categories; the most innovative product/service and the most innovative idea. Winners will receive cash prizes of $25,000 and $10,000 respectively.
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Lagos, Nigeria; July 21, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company Etisalat is out to excite customers in the Nigerian telecoms market with a special video ringtone service called ‘Vringo’. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 11, 2014: Most Innovative Network Etisalat Nigeria, today, Friday 11th July 2014 announced the judging panel for the second edition of its prestigious literary prize the Etisalat Prize for Literature. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 10, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company Etisalat has again demonstrated its commitment to youth development through education with the 11th edition of its Career Counselling programme for secondary school students held recently in Festac Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 03, 2014: In line with its innovative DNA and the desire to continuously delight subscribers with value offerings, Etisalat Nigeria has introduced two more plans on its Easybusiness package called Super BB and Super Data Plan. Read more
Port Harcourt, Nigeria; June 30, 2014: The ambience at Lamborghini Lounge, GRA, Port Harcourt, aptly caught the theme of the night, last weekend as Etisalat treated select high value customers to an exclusive live music session. The night featured unique music performances from one of Nigeria’s most celebrated highlife musicians, Bright Chimezie alongside a rising star in the Nigerian music industry, PatoRanking. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June, 25, 2014: The Board of Directors of Etisalat Nigeria today announced the appointment of Matthew Charles Willsher as its new Chief Executive Officer. Willsher previously held the position of Chief Commercial Officer and Acting Chief Executive Officer replacing previous CEO Steven Evans in August 2013. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 24, 2014: Most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat, has earned accolades for its new education package designed for children aged 8 to 15 called Cliqlite. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 19, 2014: Etisalat Nigeria today announced call for entries for the 2014 Etisalat Pan-African Prize for Innovation. The Etisalat Pan-African Prize for Innovation introduced in 2012 rewards the most innovative mobile broadband product, idea or service that positively impacts on African mobile users and demonstrate a valuable socio economic benefit to customers. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 13, 2014: Driven by the need for innovative ways to revolutionize learning in Nigeria, fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, has yet again proven its position as the most innovative telecommunication network in Nigeria with the launch of its unique and child-friendly educational product called Cliqlite. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 9, 2014: The Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol Season IV has come to an end. This season, 23 year old Zibili Evelyn Ibhade also known as “Evelle” emerged winner of the competition, smiling home with the star prize of N7.5million, a brand new SUV and a mouth watering recording deal with Universal studio. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 6, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunication company, Etisalat, recently announced the receipt of the ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management system Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 4, 2014: As part of efforts to track performance on customer satisfaction, fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat has taken its customer feedback initiative known as the Etisalat Customer Forum to Calabar, Cross River State. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; June 2, 2014: The fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications services provider in Nigeria, Etisalat has emphasized its commitment to the development of the Small and Medium Enterprise sector through its sponsorship of the “The Remarkable Leaders’ Conclave with Brian Tracy” billed to hold at The Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Monday, June 9th 2014. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; June 2, 2014: Etisalat today announced it will offer iPhone 5s, the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world to customers beginning on the 16th of June. For more information on iPhone, please visit: www.apple.com/iphone. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 30, 2014: A crop of elite and discerning telephone subscribers in Nigeria are taking advantage of the mobile number portability policy, to avail themselves of quality and value by porting their mobile numbers to the Etisalat network. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 30, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunication company, Etisalat, is set to introduce an affordable roaming offer for the upcoming global football tournament slated for Brazil from June 1st through July 31st. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 19, 2014: The frenzy of excitement and keen competition among the contestants that has characterized the Etisalat sponsored Nigeria Idols Season Four from start assumed fever pitch level as the last four contestants put up great performances in a battle for the top three spots. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 15, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has signed-up as the lead event partner of the third Mobile West Africa, a highly acclaimed technology conference, which held from May 13 through 16, 2014 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Victoria Island. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 15, 2014: To further provide convenience and value for money to its subscribers, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat, has introduced daily and weekly data roaming plans for its subscribers when roaming and connected to etisalat UAE, etisalat Egypt, Mobily Saudi Arabia or Ufone Pakistan. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: May 13, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunication company, Etisalat, has reiterated its commitment to Nigerian youth as the telco stormed The Tai Solarin University of Education, (TASUED), Ijebu Ode, Ogun State last week with its youth inspirational programme, tagged Cliqfest. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 13, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat is reinforcing its strong support for the small and medium enterprises sector by offering free phones to its subscribers on the easybusiness premium and complete packages who pay their monthly subscription fee upfront for at least 6 or 12 months. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 12, 2014: Etisalat Nigeria, today announced the call to entry for the 2014 Etisalat Prize for Literature, the second edition of the much celebrated innovative literature prize launched in 2013. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 12, 2014: The excitement in the ongoing Etisalat sponsored Nigeria Idol Season 4 still continues. Over the weekend on the Nigerian Idol stage at Dream studio, Lagos, the top 6 contestants sang to please not just the studio audience but the firm Nigerian Idol judges and the viewers at home, as they performed celebrated Nigerian songs. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 7, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunication company, Etisalat, has strengthened its route to the market with its 2014 Distribution Partners Awards tagged Heroes Awards, held in Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 6, 2014: The Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol Season IV has reached a delicate stage as contestants are now faced with the reality before them and more conscious of the possibility of being evicted by viewers who have continued to vote to save their favourite contestants. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: May 5, 2014: Still reeling from last week’s shocking results, the judges were thrown into another round of emotional turmoil as the results revealed another shocking turn of events as Miss Oge, Nyro Love, and Antwon were in the bottom three. Surprisingly, Miss Oge and Nyro Love were announced as the second set of contestants to be evicted from the Top 12 in the Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol season IV. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 2, 2014: FBN Insurance Limited, a member of FBN Holdings Plc and Etisalat, Nigeria most innovative telecoms company today announced the launch of ‘Sure4Life”, an airtime-based insurance product designed to increase penetration and consumer access to affordable insurance products via the mobile telephone. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 2, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunication company, Etisalat, has made a strategic move to boost the small and medium business segment with its Market Access Lite, an exclusive business networking event targeting CEOs and top level management. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 29, 2014: Etisalat, Nigeria’s most innovative telecom service provider today announced that it has hit the 19 million subscriber mark. The company has achieved this feat in just over five years of its operations in Nigeria’s highly competitive telecommunications industry. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 28, 2014: The suspense at the Dream Studios, Ikeja, Lagos was intense when Nigerian Idol host, Ill Rhymz, called out the names of contestants voted by the public to advance to the next stage of the Etisalat-sponsored reality show last Saturday. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 24, 2014: Fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat has restated its commitment to customer satisfaction through its customer feedback initiative tagged the Etisalat Customer Forum, which held in Akure recently. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 21, 2014: After auditions in 5 cities across Nigeria and down to top-30 Nigerian youths giving their best to be Nigeria’s next big super star, the Etisalat sponsored Nigerian Idol season 4 has finally announced its Top 12 contestants. Read more
Lagos; Nigeria; April 17, 2014: The 2013 edition of the Etisalat Easybusiness Millionaires Hunt initiative came to a riveting climax last weekend when the top ten winners were announced at a grand event at The Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 14, 2014: Winner of the maiden edition of the Etisalat Prize for Literature, NoViolet Bulawayo has, in a genuine demonstration of sportsmanship, gifted her runner-up, Yewande Omotosho the Fellowship attached to her winning. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 10, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat, is extending access to its Easyblaze high speed HSPA+ data service. The company announced that customers who purchase 1.5GB data plan or more from any Etisalat Experience Centre from April 4, 2014, will receive a free USB modem & Data SIM card, loaded with a 12 month free internet offer. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 8, 2014: Following the announcement of Nex2, Miss Oge and Xolani as the second set of three contestants to make it to the Top 12 stage in the ongoing Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol season IV, the competition went into high gear when the last group of 10 contestants performed at a night which could best be described as electrifying. Read more
Awka, Nigeria; April 2, 2014: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat, has made 40 undergraduates of various institutions of higher learning in Nigeria proud owners of brand new cars through its student empowerment initiative, ‘Cliqfest’. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 31, 2014: Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company Etisalat has further demonstrated its commitment to the development of the Nigerian student with the hosting of a Career Counselling programme for students of nine secondary schools drawn from different parts of Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 31, 2014: In recognition of the role of women in nation building and their contribution to world development, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat is championing positive change for women. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; March 29, 2014: It was a day of mixed feelings, tension and surprises, as the first three contestants to make it to the Top 12 in the Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol season 4, were chosen by viewers. The lucky three: Lisa Omoregebe, Jesse Okonkwo and popular Elvis Ejiro, were among the first group of 10 who slugged it out last weekend during the first Top 30 stage performance. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 28, 2014: Nigeria’s Most Innovative Telecommunications Company, Etisalat, has introduced a unique service known as the Prepaid Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) Menu with the aim of easing and providing prompt subscriber access to its network. Read more
Lagos,Nigeria; March 28, 2014: Etisalat Nigeria, fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, recently carried out a 5-day capacity building training session for the successful top 50 candidates of the Etisalat EasyBusiness Millionaire Hunt at the Enterprise Development Centre, Pan-Atlantic University, Victoria Island, Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: March 25, 2014: The Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol season 4, last weekend, thrilled spectators and lovers of music and entertainment as the first round of 10 contestants in the top-30 phase took to the stage to secure a position in the next round of the competition. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 19, 2014: In a bid to deliberate and map out ways through which Nigeria can turn her economic potentials into social and political wealth, the fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, is partnering with The Economist as a platinum sponsor of the 2014 Nigeria Summit slated for March 24th and 25th at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 18, 2014: As part of its commitment to supporting fiction and other forms of literary works, fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat, sponsored the 2014 edition of the Woman Rising Initiative held last weekend at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Lagos. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; March 4, 2014: The fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications services provider in Nigeria, Etisalat has emphasized the importance of sustainability and integration of Corporate Responsibility practices in business practices by all organizations, at the recent Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Masterclass organised by the Etisalat CSR Centre of the Lagos Business School, Pan-African University. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 3, 2014: Students of Imo State University (IMSU), will tell tales long after the electrifying concert, raffle draws, exciting football match and motivational seminar wrapped together in the Etisalat CliqFest, the education and entertainment event powered by EasyCliq, which began on Wednesday, 26th February on the IMSU campus. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 3, 2014: Fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat says its continued sponsorship of Nigerian Idol is based on its avowed commitment to Nigeria’s entertainment industry, as well as youth development and empowerment. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; February 26, 2014: Auditions for Etisalat-sponsored TV reality music show, Nigerian Idol 4, come to an end with a three-day session in Lagos last weekend. Read more
Lagos Nigeria: February 25, 2014: In furtherance of its commitment to empowering businesses and contributing to the economic development of Nigeria, the nation’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, hosted distinguished professor of innovation and leadership at INSEAD Business School, France, Prof Hal Gregersen, at the 2014 BusinessDay Competitive Strategy MasterClass organised by BusinessDay Media Ltd, on February 19, at the InterContinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: February 24, 2014: On Saturday, February 15th Nigerian R&B singer Darey Art-Alade delivered the second edition of his “Love Like A Movie” concert at the Ocean View grounds, Victoria Island, Lagos. Read more
Barcelona, Spain; February 24, 2014: During his keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Group and member of the GSMA Board, praised the UAE Government initiative to provide its citizens with world class Smart Government services.
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Lagos, NIgeria; February 20, 2014: Most innovative and fastest growing telecoms company, Etisalat Nigeria has taken customer experience to a different level with the launch of the first ‘Gold Series’ experience centre situated at 43 Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; February 20, 2014: The final leg of the Nigerian Idol 4 auditions will hit Lagos State at the Dream Studios in Omole, on the 22nd and 23rd of February. Season 4 of the reality TV music show, sponsored by Etisalat Nigeria, has been on the search for Nigeria’s best voices since the New Year began and the audition train has moved through Benin, Calabar, Port Harcourt and Makurdi. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: February 18, 2014: The Vice Chancellor, Kogi State University, Ayingba, Kogi State, Professor Hassan Isah and students of the institution have commended Etisalat Nigeria for its youth-centric and educative initiative that supports all-round development of the Nigerian youth called Etisalat Cliqfest. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; February 18, 2014: As a reward for prowess in innovation, the fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat was awarded two Kalahari Awards for “Best Mobile Money Innovation” and “Best Industry Collaboration in the Mobile Money Space in Nigeria” at the just concluded 4th Mobile Money Expo held at Oriental Hotel, Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; February 14, 2014: In further demonstration of its commitment to helping the youth achieve their dreams, the fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat has sponsored the maiden edition of the Abuja Inter-school Performing Arts Competition held at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja on Friday February 7. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; February 12, 2014: As part of its commitment to advancing educational development in Nigeria and Africa, fastest growing and most innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat Nigeria, recently co-hosted experienced leaders in the education sector to engage in frank, productive and solution-oriented conversations at the just concluded 4th edition of Thistle Praxis Consulting Sustainable Conversations in Lagos. Read more
Calabar, Nigeria; February 11, 2014: Following the success of auditions in Benin and Port-Harcourt, it was the turn of Calabar, the third city in the series of auditions for exceptional music talents, to be a part of the Etisalat-sponsored music reality show, Nigerian Idol. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: February 10, 2014: As part of its commitment to support endeavours and discussions that will promote the nation’s development, most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria is set sponsor the BusinessDay Competitive Strategy Master Class 2014, which comes up on February 19, 2014, at InterContinental Lagos, Victoria Island, Lagos Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; February 7, 2014: It was a dream come true for Avwuriekaye Macaulay, an ND2 Accountancy student of the Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State, as Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat, instantly transformed him into a proud owner of a new Hyundai i10 car, during the Etisalat Cliqfest Seminar/Concert, recently held at the school premises. Read more
Port Harcourt, Nigeria; February 6, 2014: Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State was agog recently when the search for the next set of super music talents arrived at the Garden City for the auditions of the Nigerian Idol Season 4, proudly sponsored by Etisalat Nigeria. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; February 3, 2014: In continuance of its commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainable national development, the fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications services provider in Nigeria, Etisalat has partnered ThistlePraxis Consulting for the fourth edition of the thought leadership session, Sustainable Conversations slated for February 8, 2014 in Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; February 3, 2014: Most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications services provider in Nigeria, Etisalat, has resolved to empower its distribution partners with the requisite knowledge; skill and resources that will help boost their business operations. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; January 28, 2014: The curtain is about to fall on entries for Etisalat Nigeria’s Easybusiness Millionaire Hunt Promo aimed at empowering Small and Medium Enterprises in Nigeria with grants, training, office equipment and expertise support to actualise their business ideas. Read more
Benin City, Nigeria; January 27, 2014: The much anticipated Nigerian Idol season 4 held its first round of auditions on Saturday, January 25th in Benin City, the Edo state capital. The competition which is sponsored by most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, recorded a large pool of talented youths who came out to take their shot at musical stardom. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; January 23, 2014: In its commitment to constantly deliver value to its customers, by offering them convenient plans and affordable tariff structures, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat has introduced three new bundles namely Flex 4000, Flex 10000 and flex 20000, to the Easyflex bouquet. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; January 22, 2014: Innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat, today announced the 2013 shortlist for the Etisalat Prize for Literature. On the shortlist are Bom Boy by Yewande Omotoso, Finding Soutbek by Karen Jennings and We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo.
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Lagos, Nigeria; January 15, 2014: Players, officials and parents of Keke Senior High School, Ifako-Ijaiye yesterday returned to Lagos, Nigeria after beating Al Yasmina School, Abu Dhabi 2-0 in an international friendly match put together by Etisalat and played in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; January 13, 2014: Coach of Keke Senior High School, winners of the 2013 Etisalat/FC Barcelona U-17 Schools Cup, Ojo Afolabi, has promised victory over their opponent, Al Yasmina School, Abu Dhabi in today’s international friendly between the two schools at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; January 6, 2014: The most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat has finalized arrangements for the winners of the 2013 Etisalat FC Barcelona U-17 School Cup, Keke High School, Ifako-Ijaiye, Lagos, to travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to lock horns with Al Yasmina School, Abu Dhabi. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; December 31, 2013: Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat has commended the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Federal Ministry of Communications Technology for policies implemented in 2013 that will help drive broadband penetration and strengthen competition and in the long run, shape the Nigerian telecoms industry. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; December 23, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications services provider, Etisalat has formally unveiled winners of this year’s edition of the Etisalat Prize for Innovation to the media. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; December 13, 2013: Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat restated its commitment to the development of the Nigerian youth through empowerment and identifying with their goals and passion. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; December 11, 2013: It was an unforgettable night of glitz, glamour, good music, reminiscences and vibrant celebration of old and new generations of Nigerian music when Etisalat brought together one of the country’s legend’s, Sir Victor Uwaifo and rising pop star, Emma Nyra at the Etisalat Cloud 9 concert, held at Blu Cabana Restaurant and Café, Abuja last weekend. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; December 9, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications operator, Etisalat has moved decisively to bring her exciting telecommunications services closer to the doorsteps of her customers with the opening of 35 additional mini experience centres located within Total Service Stations across Nigeria. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 29, 2013: Ten young African writers had a chance to improve their creative skills recently when they spent a day at a workshop organized by fastest-growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, as part of activities for its Prize for Literature Week. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 29, 2013: In fulfilling its commitment to celebrate and reward innovative talents, most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat, recently awarded winners of its Etisalat Photography competition; organized as part of the activities of the LagosPhoto Festival. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 28, 2013: The last edition of the Etisalat Market Access for 2013 put together by Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications operator, and the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan-Atlantic University, to support growth of small and medium enterprises witnessed a turnout of almost 1000 entrepreneurs in Lagos on November 21. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 28, 2013: Fans, friends and associates of Chocolate City Records rapper, Ice Prince Zamani, were last weekend thrilled at a concert held at the expo hall of the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos to launch his new album, titled Fire of Zamani (FOZ) sponsored by Etisalat Nigeria. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 26, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat has reassured Nigerians of its commitment to enhancing customer experience on its network through constant engagement with its customers. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 22, 2013: Etisalat Nigeria in partnership with the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University, last week held the 2013 edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), targeted at youths and young entrepreneurs in the country, to help improve their chances of succeeding in their various chosen businesses Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 15, 2013: Etisalat Nigeria has once again demonstrated its industry leadership and continuing support to the growing community of local application developers in the country by partnering with 70THPrecinct on the maiden edition of the Nigeria App Summit 2013. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 14, 2013: Most innovative telecommunications services provider in Nigeria, Etisalat Nigeria has unveiled the top 20 finalists shortlisted for the social media driven Flash Fiction Prize built into the Etisalat Prize for Literature, and slated for presentation in January 2014. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 14, 2013: In line with its reputation as Nigeria's most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat has announced its sponsorship of this year’s annual convergence of the global information and communication technology (ICT) community, tagged International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecoms World, scheduled to hold between 19th and 22nd November, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 13, 2013: Genii Games and Efiwe Mobile Application have emerged winners of the second edition of the ‘Etisalat Pan-African Prize for Innovation’ organized by Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 8, 2013: Fastest growing telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat, restated its commitment to customer experience at a Customer Forum held at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja recently. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 8, 2013: Fastest growing telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat, restated its commitment to customer experience at a Customer Forum held at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja recently. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 7, 2013: Etisalat Nigeria has been announced as sponsor of the first-of-its-kind reality model show in Africa, Africa’s Next Top Model as plans are being concluded for the premiere of season one starting from Sunday, November 10th, 2013. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 6, 2013: Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, has announced the shortlist of nominees for the second edition of the ‘Etisalat Pan-African Prize for Innovation’ ahead of the Africa Com awards Gala Dinner to be held in Cape Town South Africa on the 13th of November 2013. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 5, 2013: Nigeria's most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat has launched a new high value proposition tagged “Etisalat GEM” as it celebrated its fifth anniversary in Nigeria with a cocktail party attended by over 200 of its high value customers last weekend at the pool side of Radisson Blu Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 4, 2013: Nigeria's fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat has lent its support to the third West African Safety Health Environment and Quality (WASHEQ) Conference held in Lagos recently. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; November 4, 2013: In furtherance of its Corporate Social Responsibility, fastest growing and leading telecommunications network, Etisalat Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to the development of qualitative educational development and equipping students with technical skills and knowledge for nation building. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; October 30, 2013: As part of its commitment to promote the expansion of the nation’s cultural heritage, fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat, has called for revitalization of talents among Nigerian youth in arts and culture at the just concluded, Saro, The Musical. Read more
Kaduna, Nigeria; October 30, 2013: Nigeria's most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat has applauded all teams that competed in the just concluded 2013 African Patron’s Cup Polo Tournament, held at the Fifth Chukker Polo and Country Club in Kaduna State last weekend with Fifth Chukker Polo and Country Club emerging winner. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; October 30, 2013: Etisalat Nigeria, has reiterated its commitment to talent discovery and development in the country’s sport sector. Director, PMO and Operational Support, of the company, Ndidi Okpaluba made this known at the Grand Finale of the 2013 edition of the Governor’s Cup Lagos International Tennis Championship, held at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, last weekend. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; October 30, 2013: The Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Centre in Onikan, Lagos, was alight with jazz, drama, dance and classical music, for 10 days in October in celebration of its annual Music Festival which coincided with its 30th anniversary. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; October 30, 2013: Etisalat Nigeria in partnership with the African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) last weekend organized a private preview of the fourth edition of its annual festival, LagosPhoto, at Ocean View Restaurant, Victoria Island Lagos. Read more
Abuja, Nigeria; October 24, 2013: Nigeria’s innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, has posited that great economies of scale can be achieved through standardization in the industry and this can be obtained when there is cooperation across stakeholders. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; October 22, 2013: Fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat Nigeria, in staying true to its customer-centric strategy, has stated that customers must come first on quality service delivery at the maiden Customer Centricity Summit held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lagos recently. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; October 22, 2013: Academics and student community of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State have commended Nigerias most innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat for showing genuine interest in youth development in the country. Read more
Port Harcourt, Nigeria; October 14, 2013: As part of efforts to strengthen the knowledge base of small, medium and growing businesses, with a view to boosting their operating capacity, Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat, last weekend held the Port Harcourt edition of its one-day business networking and knowledge impact seminar known as ‘Market Access.’ Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; October 14, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat has been commended for its efforts in supporting the Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria (DSFN), a non-profit organization supporting children born with down syndrome in Nigeria, at the just concluded Down Syndrome Awareness Week in Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; October 7, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, recently unveiled the judging panel for the second edition of its ‘Pan-African Prize for Innovation at a private dinner reception held at the Milano Italian restaurant in the prestigious Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; October 7, 2013: As part of efforts to strengthen its partnership with stakeholders in the business, Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat recently hosted its top distribution partners to a conference organized to review the performance and activities carried out in the last three quarters of 2013 as well as agree on plans and strategies for the final quarter of the year. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 30, 2013: Lovers of contemporary R&B, hip-hop and soul music were on Friday, September 27th treated to an unforgettable night of music and dance when American Queen of ‘Hip-hop soul’, Mary J. Blige stormed Lagos for the Etisalat’s sponsored ‘Sisters with Soul’ concert at the Expo Centre of Eko Hotel, Victoria Island. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 30, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and youth friendly network, Etisalat has once again restated its commitment to continually encourage and empower Nigerian youth as it storms Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, with its all round development and empowerment initiative known as Cliqfest. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 30, 2013: The 2013 Etisalat FC Barcelona promo came to a spectacular end last weekend, at the company’s head office in Lagos with prize presentation to the last batch of winners. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 26, 2013: Nigeria’s Most Innovative Telecommunications Company, Etisalat has been announced Platinum Sponsor of the cross-industry Customer Centricity Summit scheduled to hold from October 8th to 10th , 2013, at the InterContinental Hotel, Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 19, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat has highlighted strategies for improving quality of service in the industry, at this year’s Nigeria Com Conference and Exhibition. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 16, 2013: The search for the top five Etisalat Geek Force Interns came to an end recently with Muyiwa Iyowu, Victor Alayande, Onyemaechi Okafor, Peter Ndirpaya and Valentine Ubalua emerging as winners of the competition. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 12, 2013: More winners have emerged from the daily draws in the ongoing Etisalat/FC Barcelona Promo. At the prize presentation ceremony recently held at the Ikeja City Mall in Lagos, Shittu Shodeinde, Abolade Ridwan, Samuel Okosa, Omowunmi Akande, Eboreime Theo, Abayomi Lapite and Chukwujekwu Odum were among the lucky set of winners to go home with 500,000 naira each Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 12, 2013: More winners have emerged from the daily draws in the ongoing Etisalat/FC Barcelona Promo. At the prize presentation ceremony recently held at the Ikeja City Mall in Lagos, Shittu Shodeinde, Abolade Ridwan, Samuel Okosa, Omowunmi Akande, Eboreime Theo, Abayomi Lapite and Chukwujekwu Odum were among the lucky set of winners to go home with 500,000 naira each Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 12, 2013: As preparations for the 2013 edition of Governor’s Cup Tennis Championship gains momentum, Nigerian players billed to participate at the tournament have been challenged to strive for excellence and do the nation proud. Read more
Anambra, Nigeria; September 12, 2013: In keeping with its resolve to empower Nigerian youths, the fastest growing and most innovative network in Nigeria, Etisalat Nigeria, has trilled students at the Federal Polytechnic, Oko in Anambra State to a two-day festival of education, entertainment and fun during the telco’s campus youth empowerment programme, Cliqfest. Read more
Kaduna, Nigeria; September 4, 2013: Etisalat customers in Kaduna have lauded the company for its customer-centricity and innovative offerings. The customers made the commendation at the Asaa Pyramid Hotel, Kaduna, during Etisalat Nigeria’s customer feedback session tagged ‘customer forum’ held last weekend. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 2, 2013: Fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, is set to play a leading role as Host Operator Partner to over 700 telecom experts, including leading industry regional operators and regulators at this year’s NigeriaCom, the country’s leading event for telecoms, media and ICT on the 17th & 18th September 2013. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 2, 2013: In pursuit of its core vision of encouraging and inspiring creativity, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has announced the launch of its Flash Fiction Category in the ongoing Etisalat Prize for Literature. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; September 2, 2013: Nigeria’s Most Innovative Telecommunications Company, Etisalat in partnership with Brimass Limited last week at the Intercontinental hotel, Lagos hosted a section of entrepreneurs, executives, business owners and other decision makers to an interactive leadership seminar with Leadership Expert and Business Coach, Mr. Brian Tracy. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 28, 2013: Etisalat Nigeria, has announced the end of August as the closing date for the submission of entries into the Debut Fiction category of the Etisalat Prize for Literature. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 27, 2013: Most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria today announced the launch of the 2013 edition of the ‘Etisalat Pan-African Prize for Innovation to reward the most innovative mobile broadband product, idea or service in Africa. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 27, 2013: Fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, has announced another amazing promo for its customers travelling for this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 19: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, recently stormed the Enyimba City with its student empowerment initiative, ‘Cliqfest’. The event held at the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, recently. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 18, 2013: Keke Senior High School, Ijaiye Estate in Lagos made history on Saturday, August 17, 2013 as it became the first school to win the maiden edition of the Etisalat FCB Under-17 School Cup. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 16, 2013: The Easyblaze Experiential Lounge by Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, has ignited Port Harcourt and Abuja with an experiential campaign of its 3.75G High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) broadband service known as Easyblaze. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 15, 2013: In further demonstration of its commitment to empower young people through quality education, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, partnered with the Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, through sponsorship of their science camp for girls. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 14, 2013: After a thrilling semi final games, Keke High School, Ifako-Ijaiye and Anthony Village Senior High School have booked a place in the finals of the maiden edition of the Etisalat FC Barcelona Under 17 football competition. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 13 2013: Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, has unveiled a new mobile data feature, the Multi-Device Plan, to complement the Easyblaze mobile internet service. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 13, 2013: In continuous demonstration of its commitment to providing better service and customer satisfaction, Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat recently hosted its customers to the second leg of its Customer forum held at The Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 12, 2013: Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, has demonstrated its support for the communities where it operates with donation of equipment to Imo State Government. Read more
Lagos, NIgeria; August 12, 2013: The quarter-final matches of the ongoing Etisalat FC Barcelona U-17 Schools’ Cup lived up to expectations of fun, excitement, and display of talents. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 2, 2013: Fun, excitement and display of talents are some features football lovers can look forward to as Etisalat Nigeria today announced the launch of the Etisalat FC Barcelona U-17 School’s Cup; a 5-A-Side football competition for secondary schools in Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; August 1, 2013: Nigeria’s fastest growing Telecommunications Company, Etisalat Nigeria has further cemented its reputation as the most innovative brand in the industry with the introduction of its latest innovative and value added service known as the Mobile Assistant. Read more
Abuja, Nigeria; July 26, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat celebrated academic excellence in the northern part of the country by rewarding 72 university undergraduates through its education empowerment scheme, the Etisalat Merit Awards at a presentation ceremony held at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja last week. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 26, 2013: In line with its ongoing commitment of offering its customers, particularly the youth, a chance to join its workforce, Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat recently unveiled the Top 10 Finalists of its Geek Force Internship contest at a media event held at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 26, 2013: A 26 year-old mechanic, Stephen Mbah has emerged the first star prize winner in the monthly draw of the 2013 FC Barcelona promo put together by the most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat to forge brand affinity with its customers. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 25, 2013: In a bid to sustain its revolution of the mobile broadband market in the country, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, starting this week will embark on a 24-state experiential tour campaign of its 3.75G High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) broadband service popularly referred to as Easyblaze Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 24, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications services provider, Etisalat, has been commended for its role in the adoption of the ISO 26000 by the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) and ThistlePraxis Consulting Limited. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 22, 2013: In a clear demonstration of willingness to continue offering best customer satisfaction, the most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat, has collaborated with leading mobile device manufacturer TECNO for the 2013 Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) Week. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 22, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat last week announced the launch of its Daily Instant recharge bonus promotion. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 15, 2013: Etisalat Nigeria has assembled a strong panel of judges for the maiden edition of its pan-African prize for literature tagged “Etisalat Prize for Literature.” The panel of four is chaired by Pumla Gqola, an associate professor in the department of African Literature at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 11, 2013: Etisalat Nigeria in collaboration with Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) and ThistlePraxis Consulting Limited today announced the launch of NIS: ISO 26000 at an event held at the Southern Sun Hotel, Ikoyi. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 9, 2013: Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, has kept its promise of giving its customers and fans of FC Barcelona an exciting time by rewarding the first set of winners in the daily draw category of this years’ edition of the Etisalat FC Barcelona promo. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 9, 2013: Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives can only make the desired impact on people, community, environment and business if sustainability measures are strategically built into them and implemented. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 5, 2013: Most Innovative Telecommunications Company in Nigeria, Etisalat, has once again thrown its weight behind the African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) for the 2013 edition of the Lagos Photo Festival with theme: ‘The Megacity and non-city’. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 4, 2013: The Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Nigeria, Mr. Steven Evans, confirmed yesterday that it had fully complied with the NCC deadline of disconnecting all unregistered SIM cards by midnight on the 30th June 2013. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; July 3, 2013: Most Innovative Telecommunications Company, Etisalat Nigeria, has introduced a first-of-its-kind retail offer called the Recharge and Refuel promo. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 27, 2013: The most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat displayed some of its innovative qualities at the just concluded second Nigerian Telecom Trade Fair at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos with its Geeks on hand to solve customer issues. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 27, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, through its CSR Centre in partnership with the Lagos Business School (LBS) of the Pan Atlantic University, today converged stakeholders in the sustainability business to the 2013 edition of the International Sustainability Conference with theme, ‘Sustainability Management in Growing Emerging Markets’. Read more
Ibadan, Nigeria June 27, 2013: Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, has reaffirmed its commitment to the satisfaction of its growing customer base through the continuous provision of innovative products and services to its subscribers. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 27, 2013: Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has once again restated its support for the Federal Government’s cashless policy through innovative mobile solutions that support cashless payments and transactions for the benefit of all Nigerians. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 25, 2013: In a bid to sustain its revolution of the mobile broadband market in the country, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, starting this week will embark on a 24-state experiential tour campaign of its 3.75G High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) broadband service popularly referred to as Easyblaze. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; 18 June 2013: Seven weeks into Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in Nigeria has seen the fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat already taking a huge lead with almost 50 per cent of ported numbers coming its way. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 17, 2013: Just a few months after he became the first male winner of the Etisalat Nigeria sponsored Nigerian Idol Season 3, Moses Obi-Adigwe is set to release the first set of his singles. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 17, 2013: Etisalat Nigeria has announced the extension of its Geek Force Internship contest for another one week starting from the 17th of June 2013 to June 24th, to allow for more participants to apply for a chance to become an Etisalat ‘Geek’. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; 17, 2013: In its determination to continuously provide its teeming customers with the best products and services to satisfy their communication needs, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat has partnered with one of the leading mobile phone brand in Africa, TECNO to launch a new Android Smartphone, TECNO Phantom A into the Nigerian market. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 14, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has announced a partnership with Konga.com, in a bid to offer more Nigerians, especially the online community, the advantage of its high quality services. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 12, 2013: Fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, has announced the kick-off of its Roaming Summer Offer which is designed to keep its customers in touch with family, friends and business associates while away on holiday this summer by providing huge discounts on Voice and SMS roaming rates. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 10, 2013: The most innovative network in Nigeria, Etisalat, together with leading mobile phone manufacturers, Samsung, kicked-off the 2013 Samsung Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Week on June 7th to last till June 27th, 2013, at selected Etisalat Experience Centres nationwide. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 10, 2013: Etisalat Nigeria has once again lived up to its reputation of being a telecommunications company that is bold, daring and truly innovative when it took advertising to a whole new level with its new Easyflex television commercial that features Nigerian-born Hollywood actor, Hakeem Kae-Kazim. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 7, 2013: Fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has expressed its satisfaction with the increased interest and enquiries made by customers in the ongoing Mobile Number Portability Process which kicked off a few weeks ago. Read more
Zaria, Nigeria: 7 June, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat has continued to receive commendations and endorsements from leaders and citizens across the country for its unique products, services and quality network coverage in all regions of the country. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 6, 2012: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, recently thrilled the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ife, community with the easycliq seminar laced with entertainment, called cliqfest. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; June 5, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company Etisalat, in line with its vision of promoting passions, nurturing talent and providing a platform for communicating ideas today announced the first edition of the Etisalat Prize for Literature aimed at recognising and celebrating writers and other members of the literary community across Africa. Read more
Lagos, June 3, 2013: Nigeria’s leading innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, is creating more mobile value and fun for its music-loving customers with Nigeria’s first branded Spinlet music application called the Etisalat Spinlet Digital Music App, in partnership with international digital music download service, Spinlet. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: 30 May, 2013: Fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria’s corporate social responsibility efforts in Nigeria recently received an executive endorsement from the nation’s number two citizen, Arch. Namadi Sambo. Read more
Lagos, May 28th, 2013: As part of its efforts to contributing to the growth of young businesses in the country, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications, Etisalat recently lent its support to the Rise, Raise and Give (RRG) initiative at the maiden edition of its networking event in Lagos held last weekend.
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Lagos, Nigeria: 28 May, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria recently hosted international and local marketing experts and practitioners at the second edition of Digital Marketing Conference and Exhibition Read more
Lagos, May 21, 2013: Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Ltd (EMTS), trading under the name of Etisalat Nigeria, is pleased to announce the signing of a US$1.2 billion medium term syndicated loan facility. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; May 20, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria brought joy to thousands of its subscribers in Asaba, Delta State with the third edition of its Easy Starter fiesta held with funfair at the St Patrick’s School Complex. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: 16 May, 2013: Nigeria’s education system today witnessed a landmark achievement when the country’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, launched a Masters course in Telecommunications Engineering, known as the Etisalat Telecommunications Engineering Programme (ETEP). Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: May 14, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat has simplified data bundle purchase and usage for customers, with the creation of special recharge vouchers called the Direct Data Voucher. Read more
Lagos, May 13, 2013: Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, has once again demonstrated its commitment to empower young persons with quality education through the 8th edition of its career counseling programme for secondary school students held in Ikeja, the Lagos State capital, on Thursday, 9 May, 2013. Read more
Calabar, Nigeria; May 13, 2013: Etisalat, Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, in partnership with the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan African University, with support from the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and the Ministry of Trade and Investment have flagged-off this year’s edition of Market Access Nigeria Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: 8 May, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat, has partnered with Simon Page Business School for the second consecutive year to bring together international experts and local marketing key decision makers at the second edition of Digital Marketing Conference and Exhibition Read more
Lagos, May 7th, 2013: In line with its continuous effort to provide products and services that best satisfy the needs of its customers, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat has partnered with one of the fastest growing mobile phone brands in Africa, TECNO and Qualcomm Incorporated, a global leader in next-generation mobile technologies to launch a new smartphone, the TECNO P3 Smarthphone in the Nigerian market. Read more
Lagos, May 7, 2013: The most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat Nigeria has reinforced its customer-centric posture with a relaunch of its popular 9ja free credit promo. Read more
Lagos, May 3, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria is collaborating with All Amber for a second year through its sponsorship of the third Mobile Web West Africa Conference. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 29th , 2013: Fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat once again lived up to its reputation as a youth-friendly brand in the country, as it stormed Ekiti State University (EKSU) Ado - Ekiti with its youth empowerment, and entertainment programme, Cliqfest which featured several activities aimed at all round development of students in tertiary institutions. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 29, 2013: As part of its commitment to continually empower Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and guide them to maximize their potentials for growth, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat Nigeria, recently hosted SMEs at the 2013 SME Toolkit Nigeria Conference in partnership with the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC), of the Pan African University. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; April 29, 2013: Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Nigeria, Steven Evans has counseled telephone users in Nigeria who desire better quality of services than they are currently receiving to take advantage of the Mobile Number Portability policy promoted by the Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC to port into Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 26, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has announced a partnership with Konga.com, in a bid to offer more Nigerians, especially the online community, the advantage of its high quality services. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; April 23, 2013: Fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications services provider in Nigeria, Etisalat has commended the Dr. Eugene Juwah-led Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC for taking the bold step to flag off the Mobile Number Portability scheme in Nigeria, just as it threw its weight behind the process. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 19, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has announced a boost to access of Blackberry services. This move which is to ensure that those still keeping faith with legacy models of Blackberry derive more value from their devices with revamped Etisalat Blackberry Absolute and Blackberry Complete plans. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: 16 April, 2013: Etisalat sponsored Nigerian Idol season 3 finally reached the climax that millions of viewers home and abroad waited for, when Moses Obi Adigwe became the first male contestant to win the competition. He joins the likes of Mercy Chinwo and Yeka Onka, winners of seasons 1 and 2. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; 4th April 2013: With the end of the competition in sight, Safeeyah, Debbie Rise and Moses are leaving no stone unturned in the bid to become the winner of season three of the Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol competition. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; April 4, 2013: Alumni of King’s College, Lagos, under the umbrella of the King’s College Old Boys’ Association (KCOBA) converged recently to discuss ICT development in Nigeria at a Business and Networking Lunch at the Metropolitan Club, Victoria Island, Lagos, with Hon Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Mrs Omobola Johnson as guest speaker. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: March 26, 2013: The most deadly impact of corruption in any society is the income it takes away from various tiers of government that would have gone into proper funding of education, necessary to propel human capital development. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; March 26, 2013: Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat last weekend rolled out the drums as it celebrated its distribution partners at the fourth edition of the Etisalat Heroes’ Awards at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos. Read more
Lagos, 26th March 2013: It was a night of redemption for the Top 5 contestants in the ongoing Etisalat sponsored Nigerian Idol season 3, as contestants were given another opportunity to perform after Safeeyat was saved by the judges’ one and only card last week. This time it was a battle for the Top 3 spots. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: 24 March, 2013: Last week’s Top 5 eviction on the Nigerian Idol 3 appears to be the most tension filled of all. The audience, and quite interestingly one of the judges, begged for Safeeyat to be saved from being voted out. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; 24 March, 2013: Technology has been identified as the biggest driver of change for developing nations of the world, and has been instrumental in Africa’s transformation over the past decade. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: March 18, 2013: Efezino’s (real names Akpo Majiri) dream of emerging the third winner of the Etisalat sponsored Nigerian Idol TV music reality show was cut short following her not-too-impressive performance last week that saw her receive the least number of votes cast by the public. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 18, 2013: Employees of leading telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria have once again shown their support and care for the less privileged in Nigeria through a presentation of gift items to the Heart of Gold Children’s Hospice in Surulere, Lagos Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 18, 2012: Most Innovative Telecommunications Company in Nigeria, Etisalat, together with the Lagos State Ministry of Education has made a case for quality education, describing it as the only veritable tool for socio-economic advancement of any state or nation. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: 18 March, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria got one of its biggest endorsements recently as the most youth-friendly and customer-centric brand in the sector, when its Cliqfest train hit the University of Ilorin. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: March 12, 2013: From Ankara shoes to strictly local songs, contestants of Etisalat Nigeria’s sponsored reality TV show, Nigerian Idol 3 gave their ethnic best in celebration of the Nigerian Music Week during the Top 6 Gala Show. Sunday night’s show opened with laughter when the audience viewed baby pictures of the 3 judges and host, Ill Rhymz. Read more
Lagos: March 12, 2013: Following the recent global launch of BlackBerry’s latest device, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has announced the availability of BlackBerry Z10 devices at its Experience Centres nationwide. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 11, 2013: True to its brand nature of innovation and commitment to development, Etisalat Nigeria last week hosted over 30 CEOs at a one-day forum to share ideas on the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with the theme ‘The Challenges of Sustainability in Emerging Markets’. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 11, 2013: As part of its drive to bring its unique products and services closer to its subscribers across the country, Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria on March 6, unveiled its state-of-the-art Mini Experience Centres at Total Nigeria’s Sura Service Station on Lagos Island. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; March 5, 2013: Etisalat Nigeria’s Chairman, Hakeem Belo-Osagie, and the telecommunication company’s Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Evans, are among eminent personalities that would be speaking at the Economist Nigeria Summit 2013 billed to hold from March 19 through 20 at Eko Expo Centre, Lagos. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: March 4, 2013: The most innovative telecommunications services provider, Etisalat Nigeria’s quest for increased channels of communication with its customers in Nigeria was at the heart of its sponsorship of the just concluded Social Media Week Lagos (SMW) 2013. Read more
Ibadan: March 2, 2013: Fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company in Nigeria, Etisalat unveiled its EasyStarter Football Fiesta in Ibadan last weekend, to engage with customers and leverage its association with FC Barcelona. The soccer fiesta a family-fun day integrating novelty football matches, music and raffle draws debuted at the Liberty Stadium, Ibadan. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; March 1, 2013: Determined to continually provide its customers with the best value for money, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has launched a new tariff plan. Known as Easyday, the new tariff plan enables subscribers on its easy starter and easy cliq packages enjoy lower tariffs based on their daily spend. Read more
Barcelona, Spain: February 29, 2013: Etisalat repeated last year’s success at the most important annual gathering of the telecommunications industry by winning a major award for innovation. The Middle East’s leading telecommunications operator won in the “Best Near Field Communication/Mobile Money Product” category at the GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards 2013 Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; February 26, 2013: Etisalat, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative company, lent its voice to the growing discussions on the exponential growth of the music industry in Nigeria and how social media directly impacts this growth at the Billboard Music Day conference of the recently concluded Social Media Week (SMW) Lagos sponsored by Etisalat. Read more
Barcelona, February 26, 2013: Etisalat Group, the leading telecommunications operator in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and FC Barcelona today announced the renewal of a four-year partnership agreement. The deal means the UAE-based company is FC Barcelona official partner in the UAE, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, the Ivory Coast, Benin, Togo, Niger, Gabon and Central Africa Republic. Read more
Barcelona, February 26, 2013: Millions of mobile users owning basic mobile phones across Africa and Asia are now able to join the online community using a new low-cost USSD messaging service from Etisalat. This will provide access to email, social networking and messaging services, to basic mobile devices and feature phones at very affordable prices. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: February 13, 2013: To facilitate easy access to its retail outlets, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, has announced the listing of its Experience Centre locations across Nigeria on Google Maps. Read more
Lagos: February 11, 2013: Etisalat’s Easywallet has been recognized as the 'Best Mobile Money SIM Application' by the grand jury of the Kalahari Mobile Money Africa at the 3rd Mobile Money Expo Conference held at Oriental Hotel, Lagos last weekend. Read more
Lagos: February 8, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunication company, Etisalat, today announced the launch of its pre-order campaign for the latest Blackberry Smartphones. The BlackBerry® 10 range of smartphones recently launched at an event in South Africa are re-designed, re-engineered, and re-invented BlackBerry platforms that create a new and unique mobile computing experience. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: February 8, 2013: Nigeria’s innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat, last weekend took time out to host its distribution partners at its 2013 Distribution Partners’ Conference in Lagos. The annual conference is organised to give both parties an opportunity to meet and discuss the performance of the previous year and to map-out the business objectives of the current year. Read more
Lagos: February 7, 2013: Winners of the 1st edition of the ‘Etisalat prize for Innovation’ were celebrated at a media event held at the FourPoints by Sheraton Hotel in Lagos yesterday. The winners who were announced at the Africa Com Gala dinner held in Cape Town last year will be supported by Etisalat in further developing the two winning entries for product/idea of the competition, Mobile Maths Practice and i-Connect. Read more
Lagos; February 5, 2013: The 7-day all expense trip for Etisalat’s customers to the Afcon 2013 football tournament in South Africa ended on a high with a visit to Soweto and tour of the Apartheid Museum on January 30, 2013. Read more
Lagos; February 5, 2013: Etisalat customers who were rewarded with a 7-day all expense paid trip to South Africa have described the Telco as a credible and customer-focused organisation. The trip to the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2013, Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; January 23, 2013:We are aware that you have been receiving Alerts on browsing charges while your blackberry subscription is active. This is necessitated by the Nigerian Communications Commission’s directive advising telecom operators to notify subscribers of all chargeable events. Etisalat now sends notifications for all airtime-data and voice charges in compliance with the directive. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; January 21, 2013: Leading Telecommunications Company, Etisalat Nigeria, starts the year on a high note as it rewards some of its loyal customers and best performing frontline staff of 2012 with an all-expense paid trip to South Africa to watch the Nigerian matches that will be played in the preliminary round of the 2013 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) competition. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: January 21, 2013: It was a day of mixed feelings and surprises as the first set of contestants to make it into the Top 12 of the third season of the Etisalat sponsored Nigerian Idol show were chosen by the viewers. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; January 14, 2013: Nigeria’s most innovative network operator Etisalat Nigeria has announced it has reached a subscriber base of 15 million at the start of January 2013. This milestone achievement represents a market share of over 15 percent in just over four years of operations, making the network one of the most successful late entrants globally. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: January 13, 2013: Nigerian Hip-Hop Superstar, Naeto-C at the weekend debuted at the Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol Season 3, guiding the contestants on what it takes to really become a superstar. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; January 8, 2013: In furtherance of its commitment to invest in its network for the purpose of providing the highest possible quality of service to its subscribers, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria on Tuesday December 18 signed another agreement with global leader in mobile, fixed, IP and optics technologies, Alcatel-Lucent. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; January 5, 2013: Determined to continually provide its customers with the best value for money, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria has launched a new tariff plan. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; December 31, 2012: In furtherance of its commitment to invest in its network for the purpose of providing the highest possible quality of service to its subscribers, Nigeria’s fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria on Tuesday December 18 signed another agreement with global leader in mobile, fixed, IP and optics technologies, Alcatel-Lucent. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; December 24, 2012: Nigeria's most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, has thrown its weight behind one of the nation’s first campaigns for increased broadband awareness, access and development through its sponsorship of the BusinessDay Broadband Summit 2012. Read more
Lagos Nigeria; December 23, 2012: On Saturday, December 22nd, the city of Lagos stood still for what could be described as the concert of the year as American pop recording artiste, Chris Brown, held the audience spell bound with his scintillating vocal and dance performances on-stage at the Expo Centre of Eko Hotel during his Lagos concert. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; December 20, 2012: Nigeria's most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, has thrown its weight behind one of the nation’s first campaigns for increased broadband awareness, access and development through its sponsorship of the BusinessDay Broadband Summit 2012. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; December 13, 2012: Etisalat Nigeria, recently hosted its customers in its ongoing Etisalat-Huawei Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Week, targeted at reaching current and prospective subscribers who have purchased or had enquiries about Etisalat products originally manufactured by Huawei. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; December 13, 2012: As a build up to the December 16th television broadcast of episode one of Nigerian Idol season three, a cocktail reception was organized recently at the Oriental hotel in Lekki to formally introduce this season’s judges to the media. Read more
Lagos, Nigeria; December 11, 2012: In line with its reputation as Nigeria's most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria, last weekend endowed a brand new award category in the annual Nigeria Media Merit Awards (NMMA). Read more
Lagos, Nigeria: 11th December 2012: Leading Telecommunications Company, Etisalat Nigeria has rewarded 70 more university undergraduate students through its education empowerment scheme, the Etisalat Merit Awards. Read more