Child online abuse is a societal concern which is being exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries are developing measures to address and provide significant assurance of online safety for children, their families, and society at large. Let us be clear, online safety is not the non-existence of harm or risk, rather...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) has expressed delight over the strides that have been made by the Executive Governors of Kaduna, Imo, Katsina and Plateau States with respect to Right of Way (RoW) charges. The Technical Assistant, Information Technology to the Minister of...
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, is set to be confirmed by the Senate for his reappointment by the President for another five-year term in office as the country’s chief telecoms regulator. This followed the acknowledgement...
The Nigerian Senate, the country’s upper legislative chamber, has officially confirmed the nomination of Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta for reappointment as the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The Senate confirmed Danbatta’s reappointment during its plenary on Tuesday, July 21, 2020...
The Nigerian Communications Commissions (NCC) is committed to the creation of an enabling environment for competition among operators in the industry to ensure the provision of qualitative and efficient telecoms services as stipulated in Nigerian Communications Act (NCA), 2003. In order to further ensure transparency and accountability in regard to...
The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has described the role of media as critical to achieving the digital Nigeria drive of the federal government. Prof. Danbatta disclosed this Wednesday, August 12, 2020 during the virtual meeting with the online partners of the NCC. Represented...
A recent statement made by the Nigeria Finance Minister, Mrs. Zeinab Ahmed, on Politics Today on Channels Television that if the current Coronavirus pandemic, CONVID-19, is prolonged in containing, the economy may once again slip into another recession. The Honourable Minister was only being economical with the truth. The Minister...
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has clarified that no license has been issued for 5G deployment in the country. Dr. Pantami said, the clarification was necessary because of the public concern about the health implications of the deployment of Fifth Generation Mobile Networks...
The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has disclosed that over 1,500 COVID-19-related calls were received and processed through the Commission's Emergency Communications Centres (ECCs) in the peak of the pandemic in Nigeria. The Director, Public Affairs, NCC,Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde in a statement...
The Kaduna Emergency Communication Centre (ECC) built by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), alongside five Information Technology projects by other agencies under the Ministry Communications and Digital Economy have been commissioned by the Hon. Minister Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami. The NCC’s ECC project, which makes it possible for people...