Category: IT & Telecoms News

FG AFFIRMS RIGHTS OF CITIZEN TO ACCESS SOCIAL MEDIA- SHITTU

L-R: Managing Director Galaxy Backbone, Mr. Yusuf Kazaure, Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Nkechi Ejele, Minister of Communications, Dr. Adebayo Shittu and other dignitaries at the National Social Media Retreat on the theme “Social Media for Good Governance” in Abuja The Minister of Communications, Dr. Adebayo Shittu has urged Nigerian citizenry to feel free to discuss government…

Active lines increased to 165m in October – NCC

Active telephone lines in Nigeria increased from 162,058,918 in September to 165,239,443 in October 2018, the Nigerian Communications Commission,has said. The commission, according to the News Agency of Nigeria, made this known in its Monthly Subscriber/Operator Data published on its website on Thursday. The regulatory body said that the lines increased by 3,180,525 from the…

NCC rules out new mobile licences

The Nigerian Communications Commission on Tuesday ruled out the likelihood of issuing any other mobile licence to another operator to serve the Nigerian market. Speaking at a one-day workshop on the Impact of Counterfeit/Substandard Mobile Devices in Abuja, Head, Wireless Network Unit at the regulatory agency, Mr Chukwuma Nwaiwu, said even if a new operator…

1000 PARTICIPANTS FOR NATIONAL SOCIAL MEDIA RETREAT

Federal Ministry of Communications is expecting over one thousand (1000) participants at its National Social Media Retreat on use of social media for good governance, slated for December 4-5, 2018 at the NAF Conference Centre, Abuja. The Ministry of Communications in collaboration with all other Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are organizing National Social…

NCC, telcos disagree on SIM swap fraud

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday in Lagos, faulted attempt by the telcos in the country to absolve themselves of complicity in ongoing subscriber identity module (SIM) swap fraud. Speaking at the inauguration of the newly elected executives of Industry Consumer Advisory Forum (ICAF),  the Executive Secretary, Association of Licensed Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ALTON),…