Sunday, 3rd December 2023

Umar Danbatta

11 Oct
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has released new conditions for operators offering Closed User Group (CUG) services in the telecoms industry.
23 Sep
The African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) conference has ended in Abuja with a call to African leaders to ensure that the, “continent is connected with a free internet that is inclusive, safe and secure for all.” 
20 Sep
The federal Government’s plan to have an inclusive information and communications technology (ICT) sector, enhance the digital economy and see more contributions of the industry to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) may be hampered by the refusal of states ....
19 Sep
The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has stated that Nigeria can build a robust and inclusive digital payment ecosystem with active collaboration among key stakeholders Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof Umar Danbatta, while speaking at the 2023 yearly conference of the Finance Correspondent Association of Nigeria (FICAN) with the theme “Strengthening Digital Infrastructure for Efficient Innovative Payment System in Nigeria, held on Saturday in Lagos, said for Nigeria to advance its payment system, there is need for stakeholders to adopt a multidimensional collaboration in the system.
18 Sep
Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has urged telecom stakeholders to develop innovative solutions that would promote digital inclusivity, protect online freedom and ensure security of interconnected world.
8 Sep
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has confirmed that the impasse between telecommunication operators and deposit money banks (DMBs) over the accumulated N120 billion unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) debt has been resolved after the intervention of the Central Bank...
24 Aug
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) disclosed that a major key achievement of some of the policies initiated by it, especially as it relates to local content development, is the ban on the importation of whole-body subscriber identification module (SIM) cards.
4 Aug
To check rising energy costs ravaging the economy from which the telecoms industry is not immune, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) is on the verge of introducing policies that would encourage the sector to adopt clean and sustainable energy sources.
25 Jul
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has began a new roadmap to strengthen quality service regulations in the industry to meet up with the changes in technology development.
23 Jun
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called for stricter measures against rising telecommunications-linked financial crimes. NCC, therefore, directed telecoms operators to improve the security architecture of their networks to block unwarranted access.
15 Jun
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has charged Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Internet Service Providers (ISP) on the security and safety of their network for consumers.
14 Jun
The number of identified clusters across the federation without access to telecommunications services has reduced by 53.1 per cent as at the end of 2022.


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Captains of industry and prospective investors from South-East extraction have expressed readiness to key into the investment and economic growth plans of Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State. They expressed satisfaction with the administration’s effort at rallying local domestic business leaders and de-risking the state’s business environment, stressing that investments go to where the risks…
57 mins ago
Over 200 bags of grains diverted, rebagged SSA to Governor, one other in police net The Cabinet office, under the supervision of Secretary to Kano State Government is under investigation over palliative scandal involving officials in the cabinet. The probe follows the uncovering of about 200 bags of grains believed to have been hijacked and…
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An indigenous construction company, Sermatech Nigeria Limited, and the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) have lambasted a group under the aegis of Cross River South Consultative Forum for misinforming the public over the ongoing dualisation of a portion of the Odukpani-Itu highway being handled by different firms in the sector. The group had on November…
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The management of Golden Sugar Company, Sunti Division, at the weekend reiterated its commitment to the development of its host community through a well-defined funding programme to avail residents of technical expertise and opportunities in line with global best practices. General Manager of the Golden Sugar Company, Mr. Anlo Du Pisani, made the promise during…
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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has approved amnesty on penalties and interests for outstanding tax liabilities.
4 hours ago
Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the 38 chairmanship and 177 councillorship seats in Saturday’s council elections in Ekiti.
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Founder and Executive Director of Project Enable Africa, Olusola Owonikoko, has tasked stakeholders on unified efforts towards implementation of the Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) Prohibition Act. He made the call during the 5th Disability Inclusion and Leadership (DIAL) Awards and dialogue, at the weekend in Abuja. He pointed that it took Nigeria 18 years to…
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The Hamas-run health ministry on Sunday said 15,523 people had died in the Gaza Strip since the start of the war with Israel.