The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has denied claims that it planned to disqualify Nigerians below 18 years of age from getting Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards. A media report Wednesday claimed that the NCC was planning to stop Nigerians, under 18 years, from having access to SIM cards. The Commission said parents and guardian can…
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has disclosed that Nigeria now has the wherewithal to produce SIM cards and smart phones.
Dr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, says Nigeria has the capacity to produce SIM cards and Smart phones for the African continent.
With over two months into the ban on activation of new Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards in the country by the Federal Government, calls for a review of the process have continued to resonate.
A Federal High Court Lagos on Monday, adjourned until Feb.22, a suit challenging the linkage of the National Identification Number
About nine thousand new National Identification Number (NIN) enrolment centres are expected to commence operation this week, The Guardian has learnt.
Telecommunications operators have said that they have been granted permission to carry out SIM replacement upon verification of the customer's National Identity Number (NIN).
16 Dec 2020
The Federal Government’s directive, which bars the activation of new Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards, may pitch telephone users against Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in the country, especially those who have genuine reasons for the purchase of new SIM cards.
17 Aug 2020
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.
9 Mar 2020
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.
6 Feb 2020
In a bid to improve security in the country, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, yesterday directed the Nigerian Communications Commission
24 Jan 2020
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.