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27 Jul 2021
The Deputy House leader, Mr. Peter Akpatason offers an insight into how lawmakers from the oil-rich Niger Delta region failed to live up to the expectations of host communities in the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). He also told ADAMU ABUH why the House decided to enforce the usage of electronic transmission of results in the…
31 Jul 2020
Competition continued on a high note in June in Nigeria's $80 billion telecommunications sector, as more people came online, with broadband users at 78.8 million with 41.27 per cent penetration.
30 Aug 2019
Nigeria’s digital economy is set to receive a major boost when 5G services begin in the country by 2020. Nigeria’s Communications Commission (NCC) this week approved the spectrum for the trial of 5G services in the country. 5G networks are the latest generation of mobile internet connectivity. They offer faster speeds and more reliable connections…
20 Dec 2018
The Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, has canvassed more protection for communication subscribers in Nigeria.  Gambari, who is also the Chairman of Kwara State Traditional Council, said any unjust addition to the economic hardship of any Nigerian should not be contemplated.  He spoke recently in Ilorin during the Consumers Conversation Forum organised by the…
22 Oct 2018
Players of Offikwu Team at the weekend continued their quest to clinch this year’s Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) Tennis League title, as they whipped Next Generation in exciting matches played at the Package B of the Abuja National Stadium Tennis Complex. Sylvester Emmanuel drew the first blood for Offikwu when he hit Sanni Musa Babajo…
7 Jun 2018
The NCC Director of Public Affairs, Mr Tony Ojobo, said this at a three-day Digital Pay Expo 2018, describing digital economy as an inevitable phenomenon of growth, which nations of the world could not resist.
16 Dec 2017
The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) is set to harmonise all short codes and USSD in use in Nigerian telecommunication industry. The plan for the harmonisation was recently unveiled to stakeholders in the industry at a stakeholder’s forum organised by the NCC at the Digital Bridge Institute, Lagos.
9 Dec 2016
Adebayo Shittu, communications Minister has asked Nigerians to brace for a price rise while making a case for telecom service providers, which according to the minister ...
9 Dec 2016
The utilisation of Nigeria’s Internet Exchange Point (IXP) by telecommunications operators is saving the country N2 billion yearly.
19 Oct 2016
The Federal Government has the capacity to raise a digital dividend of $1 billion from the sale of spectrum emanating from the Digital Switch Over (DSO) from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting.
7 Sep 2016
Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has carried its enlightenment campaign to Jos, Plateau State capital, as it organised its 21st edition of Consumer Town Hall Meeting (CTM) held at the Ayo Kehinde Multi ...
26 Aug 2016
Fear of internet protocol version four (IPv4) shortages has pushed some organisations in the country to creating and adopting several new technologies ...

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