It was gathered that the customers were unable to use the mobile network operator’s call, data and SMS services.
Many MTN customers in Nigeria experienced service outage earlier today and were unable to connect with loved ones and business associates in parts of the country.
The PUNCH reports that the customers were unable to use the mobile network operator’s call, data and SMS services.
“Emergency calls only” showed on the screen of MTN users our correspondent spoke with as of the time of filing this report at 04:30pm on Saturday.
The users told our correspondent that they started experiencing the outage around 2:30pm on Saturday.
Some of the users, who also subscribed to other telecom service providers, have since switched over in the interim to link up with friends and family.
Efforts to MTN Senior Manager, External Relations, Funso Aina, proved abortive on Saturday.
Nigerians took to social media afterwards to lament over the situation.