July 21, 2017
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MTN Nigeria launches the MTN Mobile Newspaper

MTN Nigeria has launched the MTN Mobile Newspaper. The newly launched service provides an opportunity for Nigerians to receive alerts from some of Nigeria’s popular news services on the go.

According to MTN:

The service provides the most up to date news on the local and international scene, sports news, entertainment news, fashion news, Finance news, the latest Job vacancies and more.

MTN customers no longer need to buy and flick through newspapers or go to internet to check the latest events in any of the categories listed above. The messages are delivered in MMS format, with pictures included for maximum customer experience. Customers will therefore get the `newspaper experience` on their mobile phones courtesy of MTN Mobile Newspaper.

To subscribe to the “MTN Mobile Newspaper” text ‘HELP’ to 4900 to see the list of Mobile Newspaper products available. You can also text the keyword of your preferred service to 4900 to activate.

The table below shows the list of services currently available on MTN Mobile Newspaper. Simply text the keyword of your preferred service to 4900 to get started. Each product costs N120.

Category Product Description Keyword (Send to 4900) Costs
News  International News 


International news on politics, business and social activities. INM  

N120 monthly per product

Vanguard News The latest news on the local scene VNM
Entertainment   City People Local and international entertainment news CPM
Linda Ikeji The hottest gist in town on every topic imaginable, from entertainment, politics, news, sports and events LIM
Fashion Genevieve Magazine Fashion and lifestyle GMM
WOW Magazine Fashion and lifestyle WMM
Sports   Complete Sports 


Local sports news CSM
International sports Sports news from around the globe ISM
Finance BusinessDay Finance Information of local stock market, information of live price of certain stocks, information of local currency exchange, Information of global stock market, and global currency etc. BDM
Vacancies Scence Recruitment The hottest job vacancies SRM


  • To use this service, you should have an MMS enabled phone with the right MTN MMS settings. (If you have not received the configurations or have not activated MMS on your mobile phone, text SETTINGS to 3888 for free from your MTN line)
  • To receive the latest list of MNS products, send “HELP” to 4900 (for free).

Olawale Adeyina

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