In continuation of its efforts to support media professionals, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently organised a One-day Capacity Building Workshop for members of the Nigerian Information Technology Reporters' Association (NITRA), Abuja Chapter. The workshop was designed to deepen their knowledge and reportage of the Commission especially with regards to 5G...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced the process of conducting a study to assess the current level of competition in the colocation and infrastructure sharing (CIS) segment of the Nigerian telecommunications sector. Seventy-eight licensees are currently operating in that market segment. NCC said, the study was to enable the...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has tasked the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) on effective data protection, privacy and confidentiality in Nigeria. Pantami spoke at the official lunch of NDPB Logo, Website and Core values, on Tuesday in Abuja. He noted that the data protection should not...
The Federal Government has directed all Telcos to strictly enforce the NIN-SIM linkage Policy on all SIMs issued (existing and new), as part of efforts to curb the increasing security challenges in the country. With the directive, outgoing calls will subsequently be barred for telephone lines that have not complied...
The Federal Government has removed indefinitely the earlier deadline given for the NIN-SIM linkage. Recall, the federal government approved an extension of the NIN-SIM linkage deadline to the 31st of March, 2022. However, in a joint statement by the Head, Corporate Communications, NIMC, Mr. Kayode Adegoke and Director, Public Affairs, NCC,...
The Management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc (AEDC) has announced the appointment of Mr Adeoye Fadeyibi as its new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. Fadeyibi, a turn-around manager with over 20 years executive management experience, succeeds Engr. Akinwumi Bada, who served as the company’s Interim Managing Director since last year and...
Nigeria has announced its intent to be re-elected to International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Council during the forthcoming Plenipotentiary Conferences. The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta announced this while addressing global actors in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry at the ongoing Session of...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Lagos Business School of Pan-Atlantic University are considering forging a partnership that will result in developing customised capacity building interventions and overhauling of existing training courses offered by the LBS to address critical areas of needs of the Commission’s human capital development. The...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has embarked on the deployment of Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) solution across its Emergency Communications Centres (ECCs) in the country. NCC said, the move was in continuation with its vision and strategy to ensure promptness, effectiveness and efficiency in the handling of emergency call services...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), yesterday called on financial stakeholders to protect digital financial consumers from losses. The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made the call at the annual 2022 World Consumer Rights Day, celebrated on Tuesday in Abuja. TheFact Nigeria reports that Danbatta explicated that increased...