The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has constituted a committee to review the framework for the licensing of Infrastructure Companies (InfraCo) and recommend sustainable funding options for effective implementation of the proposed national fibre project. The constitution of the committee was sequel to the requirements of the new Nigerian National Broadband...
-As Danbatta urges Operators to settle huge debt The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has re-emphasized the resolve of the Federal Government, through the Ministry, to continually advance the digital economy agenda of the country. Pantami stated this while delivering a keynote address at the...
The Federal Executive Council approved the Policy on Virtual Engagements for the Public Service at its meeting on the 14th of October, 2020. This followed the presentation of the draft policy by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), and the Head of the...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has reiterated the importance of collective efforts by all stakeholders toward enhancing the security of cyberspace for Nigerians, who now depend increasingly on digital tools and platforms to carry out their daily activities. The Director, Public Affairs, NCC,...
The commitment of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to stop the use of unregistered SIM cards to perpetrate cybercrime and other criminal activities in the country is yielding results. The Commission, through concerted enforcement efforts with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), as well as the Department of...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has disclosed that the effective implementation of the National Data Protection Regulation from 2019 to 2020 by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has earned the country over N2 billion and created 2686 direct jobs. Dr. Pantami...
The Board members of the Ni Nigerian Communications Commission(NCC) led by its Chairman, Prof. Adeolu Akande, recently paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Governor of Imo State, His Excellency, Senator Hope Uzodinma. The visit was part of the Commission’s strategic efforts to strengthen collaboration and partnership with state governments...
Subscriptions to broadband or high-speed Internet services in Nigeria have increased significantly to a peak of 82.7 million as at the end of August, 2020, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission. The Director, Public Affairs, NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde in a statement quoted the Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission,...
The regulatory action taken by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to facilitate the listing of MTN Nigeria on the country’s stock exchange market has continued to bring economic gains to Nigeria and Nigerians in terms of boosting market capitalisation and yielding dividends to shareholders, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC)...
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said the need to be cybersecurity-conscious to guarantee online safety for Internet users is everyone's business and not reserved for a group of people. The Director, Public Affairs, NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu...