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NCC holds stakeholders forum on emerging 5G technology

Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector on Tuesday in Abuja held a one-day stakeholders forum to brainstorm on Nigeria’s readiness for 5G and High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) technology.

House of Reps faults Teleology takeover of 9mobile

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Telecommunications on Wednesday told the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to stop Teleology from claiming ownership of 9mobile.

How regulation, policy reform can boost digital economy

Global Systems Mobile Association (GSMA) says modernised regulation and policy reform are crucial to boosting Nigeria’s digital economy and accelerating internet access through increased mobile broadband penetration.
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Nigeria testing 5G network for 2020 rollout

Nigeria has started trial testing of the rollout plan of 5G networks with the 26GHz, 38GHz and 42GHz spectrum bands beginning with the Eko Atlantic Project.

NCC warns telecom service providers against unwholesome practices

Nigerian Communication Commission Thursday cautioned telecom service providers against embarking on unwholesome practices in order to ensure sustainable growth and further development of the sector.

NASENI solicits NCAA support to build made-in-Nigeria helicopter

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, is seeking the support of Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, in its plan to achieve a made-in-Nigeria helicopters.

Umar Danbatta: NCC committed to funding innovative telecom research proposals

Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Wednesday says the commission is committed to funding research proposals from the academia that will improve the telecommunication sector and boost businesses.

NCC establishes industry code to regulate internet access

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has concluded plans to establish internet industry code of practice to regulate internet access and services in the country.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

Umar Danbatta charges academia to focus research on issues peculiar to Nigeria

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, has challenged the academia in the country to focus their research on the impact of various practices and issues peculiar to the Nigerian operating environment.
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Kaduna commission adopts five-year peace strategies to tackle crisis

The Kaduna State Peace Commission and stakeholders have adopted a five- year multi-disciplinary peace strategic document to tackle the main drivers of violent conflicts in the state.

NCC vows to protect consumers from exploitation by service providers

The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigeria Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, says the commission is committed to protecting telecom subscribers from being exploited by service providers.
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Bunu Sheriff-Musa hails military’s exploits in North East

A former minister, Ambassador Bunu Sheriff-Musa, on Wednesday hailed the exploits of the Nigerian military in the North east, saying they have rescued people in the area from annihilation by Boko Haram.

Umar Danbatta proffers pathway to Nigeria’s e-health system

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has expressed optimism that Nigeria will, in the near future, join other nations where e-health thrives.

Nigerian Defence Academy to graduate 365 cadets

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), says it will graduate 365 cadets of its regular course on Oct. 6, to be attended by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Federal government, China sign agreement on oilfield services

In what could be described as a strong move to develop Nigeria’s oilfield services and boosting research and development in the oil and gas industry, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in China with the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).

NCC: Broadband access critical for communication infrastructure policy

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of Nigeria Communication Commission, says broadband access is an important feature in communications infrastructure policy and should be treated as a key economic indicator.

Federal government committed to digital economy – minister

The Minister of Communication, Dr Adebayo Shittu, says the Federal Government is committed to the digital economy to bridge the gap between Nigeria and the rest of the world in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

NCC moves to regulate use of satellite communications services

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, said the commission would create a legal framework to regulate the use of satellite communications services and networks.

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CAF to decide new AFCON hosts on January 9

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Uche Nwosu: No amount of blackmail can stop my support for Muhammadu Buhari

The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), Uche Nwosu, has restated that no amount of cheap blackmail will dissuade him and his followers from supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection.
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Abilola Ajimobi: Post-primaries disaffection in APC not intractable

Governor Abiola Ajimobi, Chairman of the North-West National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that the post-primaries disaffection among members of the party is not intractable.