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1 Jul 2019
In the mid-day, she walked into the newsroom. The young mother clad in a dark colour linen gown was overwhelmed with anguish. Sadness was written on her face as she sat perplexed. Her countenance, which was not welcoming, reflected the agony in her. Sawari Bolanle is a victim of Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) swap fraud.    
10 May 2019
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will soon begin the second phase of its audit of Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) registration data and processes across all mobile network Operator (MNO) platforms. NCC stated yesterday that the audit would not prejudice the on-going “backend verification and scrubbing” of SIM registration data already submitted by MNOs. The audit is…
6 May 2019
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday said it was working with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to hamonise data nationwide. The telecoms regulator also dismissed insinuations that 95.7 million Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) data had been invalidated. It stressed that it was a continuous exercise because new SIMs “are added daily to the networks.…
27 Mar 2019
Sharp practices in Africa’s telecommunications sector are not abating as the menace of SIM boxing, Call masking, and refilling appeared to be on the upward swing. While Nigeria had been battling the menace for the past two and half years, which had impacted negatively on security and costing the country about N3 billion loses, according…
14 Dec 2018
Telecommunications operators and commercial banks are denying involvement in SIM swap frauds as Nigerians continue to lose millions of naira to fraudsters who use mobile numbers and short codes to empty unsuspecting victims’ bank accounts. SIM-swap fraud, is a type of phishing fraud that poses a serious threat to customer and bank security. The fraudster…
23 Nov 2018
Smile Nigeria, leading 4G LTE telecommunications service provider has taken steps to further delight its teeming customers, to signpost the festive season in a most customer friendly manner. This time around, the company has introduced the All-in-One SIM offer in such a manner that customers can connect and enjoy free Smile to Smile voice &…
31 Aug 2018
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday warned subscribers of telecommunications services in the country to ensure they have their Subscribers Identity Module (SIM) cards registered before using the telephone lines. Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau of the NCC, Felicia Onwuegbuchulam, who spoke at the 41st edition of the consumer town hall meeting in Ekpoma, Edo State,…


1 Jan 1970
Industrial stability in the education sector this year will solely be dependent on the implementation of the tenets of the negotiated agreements with the organised labour, the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), has said.
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Bayern Munich's record-setting striker Robert Lewandowski retained FIFA's top men's player title Monday at "The Best" of 2021 ceremony as Barcelona captain Alexia Putellas collected the award for best women's player.
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At least 26 people were killed after an earthquake hit western Afghanistan on Monday, an official said.
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Cameroon captain Vincent Aboubakar scored his fifth goal of the Africa Cup of Nations as his already qualified side were joined by Burkina Faso on Monday in the second round.
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JOHANNESBURG,South Africa, 16 January 2022/African Media Agency (AMA)/ – The New York-based The Africa Center, narrative change organisation Africa No Filter, Media Monitoring Africa and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have joined forces to develop the Global Media Index that will track and measure the way Africa is covered by top global media outlets.  The Global…