NCC bars all promotions and lotteries in Nigeria

Posted: November 12, 2012 in Metro, News
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Nigerian Communication Commission, early today, announced the immediate ban on all promos and lotteries by mobile networks Operators in the country.

In the light of the announcement, several Operators in the country has suspended all promotions and freebies including the popular X5 promo ran by both MTN and Airtel.

The announcement came when Nigerians were just begining to enjoy the benefits from subscribing to this operators.

The MTN Nigeria’s Wonder promo also recieved the hit, being the 1st of it’s kind in the country with a grand prize of an Aeroplane or it’s value in cash among other over 200million Naira cash prizes.

Also affected is the Glo promo that is geared towards entrepreneurship in the transport sector, with a grand prize of 3 Luxury buses and several executive taxis.

This news has left Nigerian in a state of awe, not at the news itself but at the speed at which these Telcom Operators shut down the promos. One might even consider it a relieve for the Operators, seeing that they were eager to stop the promos even before the announcement was over.


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