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MTN N330bn Fine: Nigerian gov. okays N500m legal fees for lawyers

MTN N330bn Fine: Nigerian gov. okays N500m legal fees for lawyers

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the payment of N500 million legal fees to lawyers for the recovery of N330 billion fine from the Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN).

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MTN was fined by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in 2017 for breaching directives on SIM registration.

The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Malam Abubakar Malami, said this while briefing State House Correspondents on the outcome of the FEC meeting.

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