ABUJA COURT DISMISSES SUIT SEEKING TO REVOKE MTN LICENCE AN PAY 1.04 TRILLION NAIRA FINE

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit seeking an order revoking the operating licence of the telecommunication company, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, and another compelling it to pay to the Federal Government the total sum of N1.040trn imposed on it by the  Nigerian Communications Commission as fine in 2015. The N1.04trn fine was imposed on MTN for allegedly violating section 146(1) and (2) of the Nigeria Communications Act and sections 20(1) and (2) of the NCC (Registration of Telephone Subscribers) Regulations 2011, by…

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