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NCC sets to improve online transactions, launch automated numbering system 

(L-R):Engr. Bako Wakil, Deputy Director, Technical Standards, NCC; Engr. Ubale Maska, Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, NCC; Engr. Kenneth Uzoekwe, Zonal Controller Lagos, NCC The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) In a bid to strengthen the online payment systems and other telecom services, will soon dump the paper numbering system for the automated numbering system.   The Commission…

NCC contributes about 9.5% to Nigeria’s GDP in the second quarter of 2017 says Danbatta

To demonstrate the resilience of the telecommunication sector even in the face of challenging economic climate, Danbatta stayed that the sector contributed about 9.5% to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product in the second quarter of 2017 and credited the Nigerian telecom consumers with the successes recorded because of their patronage. The rise in the tempo and…

NCC, Nigerian SMEs bag awards at ITU Telecom World 2017

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and three Nigerian Small and Medium Enterprises won several awards at the just concluded International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017, Busan, South Korea. NCC was named the most Valuable Partner by the ITU for its commitment and participation at the events over the years.  The NCC was also awarded…

Danbatta Calls  to include ICT contents in academic curriculum

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)  Prof Umar Danbatta has called for a review of the academic curriculum of most courses  to include Information and Communication  ( ICT )contents in tune with the realities of the digital age. EVC/CEO, NCC, Danbata Umaru Speaking at the first International ICT Capacity Building Conference…

NCC directs all telecom operators to be inline with industry’s CCG to protect multi billion dollars’ investments

Umar Danbatta, NCC Boss. The management of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has mandated all Mobile Network Operators (MNO) and Internet Service Providers (ISP) to fully integrate the industry’s Code of Corporate Governance (CCG) towards sanitizing the sector, particularly to protect the sectorial multi billion dollars’ investments. The Board and Management of NCC, during the week,…

NCC to reprimand telcos over pre- registered sim cards

The managment of Nigerian Telecommunications Commission (NCC) has ordered mobile telecommunications firms to block pre-registered SIM cards, believed to be what criminals, especially kidnappers, armed robbers and fraudsters are using to perpetuate crime across the country. Ismail Adedigba, NCC deputy director, Consumer Affairs Bureau,made it clear that severe punishment awaits any provider whose network is…