How we clone SIM cards to transfer money from bank accounts of deceased VIPs, syndicate confesses
Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) at the weekend, botched the transfer of N25 million from a local bank account and $220,000 from an international account with the arrest of a seven-man fraud syndicate based in Lagos.
NCC claims deactivation of improperly registered SIM cards
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said that it had successfully deactivated all improperly-registered Subscribers Identification Modules (SIM) cards across all Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in the country.
SIMs are national resources, Telcos have right to reassign inactive lines, says NCC
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said the telecommunications companies have the right to reassign SIM cards once they’re inactive for a maximum of 180 days.
NCC commited to end use of pre-registered SIM cards in Nigeria
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is committed to clamping down on the sale and usage of pre-registered SIM cards in the telecommunication industry.
Telecoms operators rectify 6.7m of 9.2m irregular mobile lines
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed that 6.75 million of the 9.2 million SIM cards with improper registration have been rectified with some 2.42 million others yet to be addressed by telecommunication operators. The Minister of Communications, Isa Ali Pantami, had given operators till September 25 this year to regularise all improperly registered mobile…
X-raying the fight against menace of pre-registered SIM cards
As part of efforts targeted at mitigating and possibly eliminating the various security challenges occasioned by fraudulently-activated Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been exploring different regulatory interventions and striking collaborations with necessary agencies and stakeholders in the country. A pre-registered SIM card is a fraudulently-activated or…
NCC to criminalise sale of pre-registered sim cards
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is working with the National Assembly to criminalise mobile phones sim card infractions, according to Mr Efosa Idehen, director, Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement of NCC, Idehen, at the regional sensitisation workshop with stakeholders in Enugu, said, it was the responsibility of NCC to ensure that Nigerians were safe using mobile phones.…
NCC warns subscribers against buying pre-registered SIM cards
The Nigerian Telecommunications Commission (NCC) has warned Nigerians against buying pre-registered SIM cards, saying the dangers inherent in such act is enormous. The commission gave the warning yesterday during the 102nd edition of its Consumer Outreach Programme, which had the theme: “Mitigating Effects of Cybercrimes: Roles of Telecoms Consumers” at Mapo Hall, Ibadan, the Oyo…
NCC claims upper hand in fight against pre-registered SIM cards
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says its awareness campaigns against the menace of pre-registered SIM cards, which has been a recurring trend in the country’s telecom sector is yielding results. Mr Salisu Abdu, head, Enforcement Unit of the commission, who made this known in a statement in Lagos on Sunday, said that the commission had carried…