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NCC BOSS, MAIDA COMMITS TO PRESIDENT TINUBU’S VISION ON DIGITAL ECONOMY 

The new Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, has said he would align the Commission’s regulatory focus to achieve the promises of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Renewed Hope agenda to advance the nation’s digital transformation agenda.  Maida, who spoke to the Senior Management team of the Commission at the Commission’s Head Office in Abuja Tuesday, said there is a need to ensure that the NCC strategically focuses on ensuring all Nigerians have access to affordable and reliable broadband services. Part of this is...
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NCC RESTORES GLOBACOM REGULATORY SERVICES

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has restored regulatory services to one of its licensees, Globacom Limited after it successfully cleared its outstanding debt obligations to the Commission for unpaid Spectrum Fees, Numbering Fees, and Annual Operating Levy (AOL). According to the NCC Director of Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka, in a statement, “The Commission also stepped down planned enforcement action against Globacom over its breach of extant regulations by failing to pay its debts despite several demand notices. “The Commission had temporarily withdrawn the suspension of regulatory services to Globacom in...
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NCC EXTENDS SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FOR HACKATHON

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has extended the deadline for submission of applications and entries into the 2023 Talent Hunt through Hackathon to Saturday, September 30, 2023. To this end, the deadline for application/entries into the contest, which opened on September 1, 2023, and initially closed today (September 22, 2023), has now been extended to close on the last day of September 2023. According to the Director, Public Affairs of NCC, Reuben Muoka, in a statement on Friday, the approval of the extension window by the Commission is to give...
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NCC OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR 2023 TALENT HUNT RESEARCH THROUGH HACKATHON

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has kicked off activities for the third edition of its Talent Hunt Research through Hackathon as part of giving expression to its Strategic Vision Plan 2023-2025, which is to encourage the development of new technologies and indigenous content through cutting-edge research. The goal of this initiative is to stimulate sustainable economic growth and development in Nigeria. Disclosing this in a statement by the Director, Public Affairs of NCC, Reuben Muoka, the Commission, therefore, has invited Tech Hubs, and Innovation-Driven Enterprises (IDEs) in Nigeria to enroll...
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DANBATTA COMMENDS SWEDISH GOVERNMENT, ERICSSON FOR SUSTAINED, REMARKABLE PARTNERSHIP

L-R: Country Manager and Managing Director, LM Ericsson Nigeria Limited, Peter Ogundele; Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta; Swedish Ambassador to Nigeria-Ghana and Cameroon, Annika Hahn; Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, NCC, Ubale Maska and Director, Special Duties, NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde at the workshop engagement for regulators in the West African region organized by Ericsson and Swedish Programme for ICT in Developing and Emerging Regions (SPIDER) at the NCC’s Annex Office, Mbora, Abuja. The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,...
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NCC TO SHOWCASE INDIGENOUS TELECOM ACHIEVEMENTS AT NTICE 2023 EXPO

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to showcase achievements so far recorded in the promotion of indigenous content in the telecommunications sector at the second edition of the Nigerian Telecommunications Indigenous Content Expo (NTICE 2023), which holds in Lagos from August 22-24, 2023, at Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. NCC Director of Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka, in a statement, said the Commission is mobilizing stakeholders for a remarkable outing, following a very impressive showing at the maiden edition of the event last year. The NTICE 2023, with the theme:...
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MAFAB HAS LAUNCHED 5G SERVICES IN NIGERIA – NCC 

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has dismissed misleading information on social media that MAFAB Communications has not rolled out the Fifth Generation (5G) licences granted to it by the Commission. NCC’s Director of Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka, in a statement said, MAFAB publicly launched its services in Abuja on January 24, 2023, and in Lagos on January 26, 2023. At launch, the services were targeted at six cities - Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Enugu, Kano, and Kaduna. The statement reads: “The attention of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been drawn...
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PUBLIC ALERT ON FRAUDULENT LINKEDIN ACCOUNT IMPERSONATING EVC OF NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has cautioned the public about a fraudulent LinkedIn Account created to impersonate, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta. Director, Public Affairs of the Commission, Reuben Muoka, in a statement, said the account was obviously created by some unscrupulous and criminal elements with a view to defrauding unsuspecting members of the public and users of social media who may think that such an account belongs to the EVC of NCC. The statement further reads: “The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) wishes to...