10th, Aug 2023

Bole Festival lights up PH City

In a burst of vibrant colors, rhythmic beats, and mouth watering aromas, Nigerians will always come together.

Bole Festival in partnership with MTN, held yet another edition in Port Harcourt city on the 5th and 6th of August. This two-day extravaganza showcased the rich cultural tapestry of Nigeria while highlighting the significance of collaboration in fostering community spirit and celebration.

But what would be a festival without music and comedy? Johnny Drille, Odumodu Black, Ric Hassani, Romeo WJ, Nedu Wazobia, Pencil D Comedian, and many more were present at the festival.

This partnership aimed to further portray MTN as not just a network providing business but as one who aims at building a community for its customers. Reliability comes with the services we provide, which means we will be available at every nick and turn where our customers reside to provide them with nothing short of excellent services.

The Bole Festival, held in collaboration with MTN, stands as a shining example of how culture, collaboration, and community can intersect to create a memorable and impactful event. Beyond the mouthwatering Bole dishes and vibrant festivities, this celebration serves as a reminder of the importance of preserving and cherishing cultural heritage. As the festival continues to grow and evolve, it not only highlights the beauty of Nigeria’s diversity but also inspires a sense of pride and togetherness among its people.

03rd, Aug 2023

Y’ello Hollo Tour; Exploring the Musical Journey

The advent of 5G technology has revolutionized the digital landscape, opening up new possibilities for connectivity, entertainment, and communication. Hence, we have taken a unique approach to celebrate the rollout of its 5G network by organizing special musical tours featuring some of the country’s top talents. From the vibrant streets of Lagos to the cultural richness of Enugu, these MTN 5G tours have not only showcased the power of technology but have also celebrated the diversity of Nigeria’s musical scene.

Abuja: Praiz and Johnny Drille Unite for a Spectacular Show

The nation’s capital, Abuja, sets the stage for the inaugural stop of the MTN 5G tour. R&B sensation Praiz and the soulful Johnny Drille come together to mesmerize the audience with their soul-stirring performances. Against the backdrop of Abuja’s iconic landmarks, this musical extravaganza underscores the harmony between technology and creativity.

Kano: Hamisu Breaker Amplifies Tradition with 5G Beats

The tour heads north to Kano, a city known for its rich cultural heritage. Hamisu Breaker, a rising star in the Hausa music scene, takes center stage. Blending traditional rhythms with contemporary 5G-infused beats, Breaker’s performance bridges the gap between the old and the new, showcasing the evolution of Nigerian music.

Enugu: Slowdogg’s Energetic Performance Ignites 5G Frenzy

Enugu comes alive with the fiery performance of local rap sensation Slowdogg. Against the backdrop of Enugu’s lush landscapes, Slowdogg’s high-energy act captures the essence of the city’s vibrant music scene. The integration of 5G technology elevates the experience, allowing fans to share the magic of the moment seamlessly.

Ibadan: Qdot’s 5G-Powered Grooves Shake the Ancient City

In the ancient city of Ibadan, Qdot takes the stage to deliver a pulsating performance that fuses Yoruba folklore with modern beats. The synergy between Qdot’s music and MTN’s 5G network creates an immersive experience for concert-goers, reaffirming the transformative potential of technology in the entertainment industry.

Lagos: Johnny Drille Returns to Wrap Up the Tour in Style

The MTN 5G tour comes full circle as it returns to the bustling metropolis of Lagos. This time, it’s Johnny Drille who takes the spotlight once again, delivering a

captivating encore performance. Amidst the glitz and glamour of Lagos, the tour’s closing act epitomizes the fusion of talent, technology, and entertainment.

MTN’s 5G-powered musical tours across Nigeria have transcended mere entertainment. They have become a celebration of the nation’s cultural diversity, a testament to the unifying power of music, and a showcase of the potential that cutting-edge technology like 5G brings to the creative arts. As these tours continue to inspire and captivate audiences, they mark a significant milestone in Nigeria’s journey towards a more connected and innovative future.

11th, Jul 2023

Make Music: Celebrating Artistic Talent and Community Spirit

The Make Music Lagos “Shut Down Concert” was a total party. With a lineup of talented artists from all over Nigeria, the concert had something for everyone. From the feel-good vibes of Johnny Drille to the hard-hitting beats of Young John, there was no shortage of energy in the air.

But the concert was about more than just the music. It was also a chance for people from all walks of life to come together and celebrate their love of music. The diverse crowd was a testament to the power of music to bring people together.

Of course, no party would be complete without some surprises. And the Make Music Lagos “Shut Down Concert” was definitely delivered. Special guests like Mike Frost and Femi Leye took to the stage, leaving the crowd in awe.

MTN Nigeria’s unwavering support for the music industry is no secret. The company has a long history of sponsoring music events and investing in Nigerian artists. The Make Music Lagos “Shut Down Concert” was just the latest example of MTN Nigeria’s commitment to promoting Nigerian music and culture.

If you missed out on the “Shut Down Concert,” fear not, there’s always next year! In the meantime, you can relive all the excitement by checking out the photo gallery.

24th, Jun 2021

Day 4- Music Business Conference at the Make Music Lagos Concert


We had an insightful day at the Make Music Lagos   Music Business Conference where MTN’s very own Funso Finnih, Senior Manager of Digital Products spoke on the role of telcos in the music industry post-COVID19!

We’re proud to be a sponsor of this week’s celebration of music in Nigeria. Stay tuned as we gear up for more exciting events this week! #MTNxMakeMusicLagos

21st, Jun 2021

MTN Sponsors Make Music Lagos In Commemoration Of World Music Day

In our bid to lead the forefront of the entertainment industry, we are sponsoring Make Music Lagos, an initiative from Lagos State to deliver memorable experiences to both our customers and Lagos residents. Make Music Day is celebrated around the world every year on June 21 in commemoration of  World Music Day.

Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it has become a global celebration held on the same day in more than 700 cities in 120 countries.

This event will hold in Lagos from June 21 – 26th, 2021.


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