- Chairman of Globacom Limited, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr, has received the Silverbird Man award for 2009. The Silverbird Man of the Year award was conceived and initiated in 2005 to celebrate the Nigerian who, in the past year, most positively touched the lives of other Nigerians.

- The Nigerian regulator’s CEO Ernest Ndukwe is leaving NCC next month. There has been no announcement as to who his successor will be but he will be a hard act to follow.