Thursday, 30th November 2023


1 day ago
The Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr Aminu Maida, said that quality of service in the telecommunications sector is non-negotiable as he called for industry collaboration to make this a reality.
2 days ago
The United Nations arm in charge of global communications, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), has disclosed that the Fifth Generation (5G) network has reached 40 per cent of the eight billion people on earth, since launch in 2019.
25 Nov
MultiChoice , Africa’s leading entertainment company, took a bold step to address the rising challenges of piracy by hosting an anti-piracy roundtable event tagged ‘Piracy Untells Our Stories.’
24 Nov
Intellectual Property Law Association of Nigeria (IPLAN), Directors’ Guild of Nigeria (DGN), Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) and Multichoice Nigeria have canvassed establishment of an Intellectual Property..
17 Nov
The Senate, yesterday, confirmed Dr Aminu Maida as substantive Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The confirmation during plenary followed adoption of report of the Committee on Communications that screened Maida on Wednesday, November 15. Panel chairman and former Minister of Communications, Senator Ikra Aliyu Bilbis, urged the…
16 Nov
The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Aminu Maida as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC).
9 Nov
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said effective application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is critical in combating financial crimes by enabling real-time surveillance, regulatory compliance and secure data processing...
1 Nov
Former Special Adviser to the former Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr Ernest Ndukwe, Ayoola Oke has suggested that the Central Bank of Nigeria should collaborate with Nigerian Export-Import (NEXIM), African Export-Import (AFREXIM) and Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to provide financial support for small Information Technology (IT) Operators in Nigeria.
1 Nov
Notwithstanding the investments that have gone into Nigeria’s data centre sub-sector, there are concerns that capacity utilisation of these facilities remains very poor when compared to other countries within the region, including South Africa, Kenya and others.
1 Nov
Telecoms operators in Nigeria and other parts of the region are expected to spend $75 billion on their networks from 2023 to 2030, mostly on 4G technology.
1 Nov
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated its commitment to further stimulate the development and growth in the Fintech sector through regulatory interventions.
29 Oct
The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has described the Financial Technology (FinTech) industry as a major driver for financial inclusion of the underserved and unserved communities across the country.


17 mins ago
Nigerian comedy maestro AY Makun and his wife, Mabel, are basking in the joy of reaching a remarkable milestone—15 years of marital bliss. The celebrated couple, known for their enduring love story, took to social media to express their gratitude and affection for each other on this special occasion. AY Makun, a prominent figure in…
26 mins ago
The European Parliament and EU member states agreed draft new rules on Thursday that are intended to protect journalists and activists from abusive lawsuits used to silence public criticism. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on X, formerly Twitter, that she welcomed the agreement to "protect those who try to reveal inconvenient truths".…
28 mins ago
The Delta Government says it is earmarking the sum of N150 billion for its Works sector in the 2024 fiscal year. The State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, announced this in Asaba on Wednesday while presenting the 2024 budget to the State House of Assembly. According to him, the sum of N150 billion has been earmarked for…
31 mins ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday said every former governor and indeed any individual with corruption cases will face the anti-graft agency's investigation. The commission's zonal commander, ACE Aliyu Yunusa said this at the opening of a one-day EFCC Civil Society Organisations engagement organised in Sokoto. Yunusa said no one is an…
36 mins ago
The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned that the agency will not tolerate any sabotage of its fight against drug abuse. Marwa issued the warning on Thursday in his address at the passing out ceremony of additional 2,500 cadets of Senior Officers Basic Course…
43 mins ago
Nigerian singer Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, has announced the cancellation of all his scheduled performances for December. The singer, who was set to embark on a tour of Lagos, Abuja, and Benin, cited health concerns as the reason behind the decision. "It breaks my heart to say that I won't be performing anywhere…
50 mins ago
Uncertainty hovers over what major oil-producing nations -- collectively known as OPEC+ -- will decide when they meet on Thursday in a bid to halt a continuous slump in prices. Amid stuttering global economic growth, analysts expect OPEC+ -- the 13 OPEC members headed by Saudi Arabia and 10 partners led by Russia -- to…
51 mins ago
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says President Bola Tinubu’s 2024 Appropriation Bill of N27.5 trillion should not fail to truly renew Nigerians’ hopes. The Southwest Zonal Secretary of the party, Mr Femi Olaniyi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that there must be a departure from the non-performing budgets of…
1 hour ago
A Berlin court on Thursday ruled that the German government had failed to put forward sufficiently effective measures to meet its own climate goals in the transport and building sectors. A day before Chancellor Olaf Scholz was due to travel to the COP28 UN climate summit in Dubai, the judges said in their ruling that…
1 hour ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has tasked its members of staff to be patriotic and dedicated to duty at all times. Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony, the secretary, INEC, said this at the send forth for eight retired staff of the commission in Abuja. Oriaran-Anthony urged the staff to emulate the retirees by adopting hard work…