ABUJA Feb 20 Nigeria urged South Africa's MTN
to list its shares on the local stock market, its
telecommunications minister said on Monday.
Africa's biggest mobile phone operator has said it aims to
list its Nigerian unit on the local bourse but has given no
"I want to appeal to you that you do the utmost and do the
needful to ensure that you get onto the Nigerian stock
exchange," Telecommunications Minister Adebayo Shittu told MTN
executives at a company event.
(Reporting by Paul Carsten; Writing by Ulf Laessing; editing by