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4 days ago
The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, was at the weekend in Lagos, decorated with the 2022 Regulator of the Year Award
14 Dec
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), having reiterated its commitment towards the licensing of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) in Nigeria, said it hopes to finalise everything about it before the end of the year.
3 Nov
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has stated that NCC will not relent in the promotion of latest and emerging technologies to energize business and the sector in Nigeria for the benefit of the country and its citizens. Speaking to a cross section of stakeholders at the…
12 Oct
Information and Communication Technology stakeholders, who converged at Union Bank Nigeria’s innovation Hub, SpaceNXT, have re-echoed that cooperative competition (Coopetition) will help innovators in Nigeria achieve more.
5 Sep
New statistics show that more Nigerians are making calls and surfing the Internet as telecommunications operators activated and reactivated 2.47 million telephone lines in July.
5 Sep
Over 50,000 cases of major destruction to telecoms infrastructure and facilities have been reported across the federation in the past five years, raising the alarm over the implication of these incidents to the quality of telecommunications services in Nigeria.
4 Aug 2022
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has rallied the academia and telecommunications industry to encourage commercialisation of indigenous technologies.
2 Jun 2022
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), alongside industry stakeholders, has charted a new path to effective telecoms regulation and industry growth in Nigeria.
13 May 2022
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have taken their collaboration further, by setting up a joint committee of senior and management staff of the two agencies towards the implementation of inter-agency strategies for enhancing national revenues in the telecommunications sector.
28 Mar 2022
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has urged the board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), to protect telecom consumers in the country.
26 Jan 2022
Nigeria currently accounts for 82 per cent of Africa’s information and communications technology (ICT) market. This was made known by the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission ...
22 Dec 2021
The preference for foreign products in Nigeria may not wane anytime soon, as 77 per cent of software in use in the country were imported.


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As the 2023 general elections approach, the Sultan of Sokoto and the President of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA), His Eminence, Muhammed Abubakar the III, and the President, of the Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN), Archbishop Daniel Okoh, have called on Nigerians to eschew ethnoreligious sentiments and vote credible candidates that will revive the economy and ensure fairness and justice in the country.
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Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has died in Dubai aged 79 after a long illness, the army said Sunday.