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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says a total of 95.7 million SIM cards being used by subscribers were not properly registered.

NCC: Over 60 million mobile subscribers’ data verified

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says over 60 million subscribers’ biometric and personal registration information submitted to teleçom operators hàve been screened and verified.

Kaduna government establishes e-library, seeks banks, mobile networks support

The Kaduna State Government has solicited the support of Central Bank of Nigeria, commercial banks and mobile network providers for internet data subscription to connect its newly established E-Library.
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NCC: Internet users hit 114.7 million in February

Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to more than 114,752,357 million in February 2019, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.

NCC to increase broadband penetration to 70 percent in five years

The National Communication Commission has said that the Federal Government has targeted increase of the National Broadband penetration from 33 per cent to 70 per cent in the next five years.

NCC: Nigeria to hit 70% broadband penetration by 2024

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has disclosed that the next national Broadband plan will see the country achieving 70 per cent broadband penetration by 2024.

Company denies forfeiture order against Ecobank

O & O Networks Limited has refuted reports claiming that the Federal High Court made a forfeiture order against Ecobank Nigeria Limited and ETI.

NCC: Internet users hit 113.8 million in January

Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to more than 113.8 million in January 2018, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said.

Nollywood calls for bundled broadband, local content

Principal players in the nation’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have intensified calls for government to make bundled broadband internet service widely available in its quest to diversify the economy and boost the emergence of local digital content.
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Red Cross releases toll-free lines, promises to assist vulnerable during elections

The Nigerian Red Cross Society has released toll-free lines for citizens to reach it in the course of the elections.

Globacom subscribers base rises to 45.2 million

Nigerian telecommunication multinational, Globacom Nigeria Limited has grown its subscribers’ base from 43,237,188 in November 2018 to 45,255,297, representing 26.24 percent of the total telecom subscribers in the country.

Telecom launches tax collection platform

Digital Afrique Telecom (DAT), currently operating in over 20 countries in Africa, has launched Tax Collect, an interoperable platform for collecting municipal taxes.

NCC: Nigeria’s internet users hit 111.6m in December

Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to more than 111.6 million in December 2018, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.
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Malawi vice president turns opposition candidate in election race

Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima has launched a bitter attack on his own government ahead of elections in May, when he hopes to win power as head of a new opposition party.
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How Atiku Abubakar will lose February 16 election

Get this straight: Atiku Abubakar will lose the presidential election on February 16. I’m not Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka or one of the tongue-in-cheek seers whose predictions you’ll be struggling to figure out after dropping your offering in the bag at midnight of December 31.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN, Globacom, Airtel, 9Mobile grow subscription base by 3.86 million

November statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on its website has shown that GSM operators, MTN, Globacom, Airtel and 9Mobile, grew their subscription bases by 3.86 million new subscribers.

NCC: Mobile porting activities decline by 53 per cent

The Nigerian Communications Commission has reported a decline of 53 percent in mobile number portability activities by telecommunications operators

NCC guarantees telecoms subscribers uninterrupted service despite disconnection notice

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has guaranteed that telecommunications subscribers in the country will enjoy uninterrupted service.

NCC: Internet users in Nigeria hit 108.5 million in November

Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to 108.5 million in November, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.

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