The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has applauded the Anambra State Government for waiving the Right of Way (RoW) charges for the deployment of broadband services in the state. Prof. Danbatta gave the commendation in a Goodwill Message delivered at the Anambra State...
Two directors of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Bako Wakil and Oluwatoyin Asaju have been conferred with the Fellowship of the Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (FNIEEE). Wakil, is the Director, Technical Standards and Network Integrity, while Asaju is the current Director, Spectrum Administration Department at the Commission. The...
The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation is to explore areas of partnership with Galaxy Backbone for the mutual benefit of both Agencies. Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris said this when the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Galaxy Backbone, Prof Muhammad Bello Abubakar, visited him in...
MultiChoice will be terminating the Eva channel from AMC Networks International by March. Subscribers have been informed that EVA and EVA+ will both be disconnected from the DStv and GOtv pay-TV service across Africa on Monday, 22 March as MultiChoice no longer has airing rights. Sbu Mpungose disclosed during a...
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has congratulated Mohammed Babajika, Director, Licensing and Authorisation Department of the Commission on his recognition by the League of African Development Students (LEADS) as ‘’Africa’s Patriotic Personality’’. According to LEADS Africa, Babajika was considered worthy of...
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has declared that it is remains the only federal agency permitted by law to collect Stamp Duties on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria. Director, Communications and Liaison, FIRS, Abdullahi Ismaila Ahmad disclosed this in a statement, Tuesday in Abuja. TheFact Nigeria observes that...
Effective from Today, March 16, 2021, USSD services for financial transactions conducted at Deposit Money Banks and all CBN - licensed institutions would be charged at a flat fee of N6.98 per transaction. This was disclosed in a joint statement issued by the Ag. Director, Corporate Communications, Central Bank of Nigeria...
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has concluded its investigation process on the personal data breach by Electronic Settlement Limited. The investigative process involved an analysis of the company’s applications and websites; visit to the company’s office in Lagos, review of its technical documents as submitted to the Agency...
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has hinted that the commission was concluding processes to issue regulation on Electronic Waste and tackle plastic pollution in the country. Prof. Danbatta spoke in Abuja Today in a Press Conference organized by the commission to...
After a successful tenure as 1st vice chairman of West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA), Nigeria has unanimously and by consensus emerged as Chairman of WATRA for 2021 at the 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Assembly on Thursday, March11, 2021 in Abuja. Also voted in as Executive Secretary...