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NCC harps on robust infrastructure to boost innovation

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says robust telecommunications/broadband infrastructure is fundamental baseline to engender innovations that will drive economic growth in Nigeria.
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Minister-designate bows out as Masters Energy repositions

The board of Masters Energy Group has constituted a new management following the resignation of Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah from the board.

NCC: 40 million denied access to telecoms services

About two decades after the telecoms revolution, over 40 million Nigerians are still unable to access to telecoms services, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said on Wednesday.

Nigeria to host African telecoms regulators conference

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to host the Conference of African Telecommunications Regulators on Consumer Affairs (CATCO) in Abuja from August 20 to 22.

APM Terminals Apapa employs six female crane operators

The Managing Director, APM Terminals, Mr Martin Jacob, says the firm has employed six female crane operators within the last six months to encourage female participation in the maritime industry.

NCC launches second phase of SIM registration verification and compliance audit

To provide further assurance on the integrity of its Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) registration database, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will shortly begin the second phase of its ongoing audit of SIM registration data and registration processes across all Mobile Network Operator (MNO) platforms.

NCC hosts second emerging telecoms technologies forum

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is set for the second edition of its Emerging Telecoms Technologies Research and ICT Innovation Forum.

Interconnect debt: NCC reassures telecoms consumers of protection

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reassured the over 174 million telecoms consumers of their protection from suffering any service disruption as a result of the ongoing regulatory intervention towards resolving the rising interconnectivity debts among telecoms operators in Nigeria.

MTN board: Stakeholders commend Ernest Ndukwe’s appointment as chairman

Stakeholders in the telecom industry have commended the emergence of seasoned telecommunications technocrat Mr. Ernest Ndukwe has the Chairman of the Board of Directors of MTN Nigeria.
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NNPC to resume cash-call payments to Eni/Agip

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has promised to work closely with ENi/Agip to speedily resolve all pending issues that led to the suspension of cash-call repayment.

Broadband: NCC to ensure availability of spectrum infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.

NCC vows to checkmate cyber crime

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Danbatta, has declared in Kano,that the issue of Cyber Crime in the country would soon come to an end,as punitive measures are been put in place to checkmate the trend.

NCC sets up committee on manufacturing, R&D in telecom sector

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has commissioned a Research steering committee to join in steering ICT innovations in the country.

NCC: Cyber crooks threaten Nigeria’s digital transformation

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, yesterday warned that the digital transformation of Nigeria into a network society is under threat due to the activities of cybercriminals.

NCC advocates broadband development to drive industrial revolution

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stressed the need for broadband development to drive 4th Industrial Revolution in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the country.
L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Presidential Task Team on Restoration of Law and Order in Apapa (Traffic Gridlock Resolution), Mr. Kayode Opeifa during the Vice President’s inspection tour of the Apapa Traffic Situation on Saturday, June 22, 2019

VP Osinbajo: Decongestion of Lagos ports on course

Efforts to decongest ports in Lagos State have been intensified, with a visit to Apapa by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday.

Airtel Nigeria files application for listing on NSE

Airtel Nigeria has officially filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the listing of its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Presidential task force gets two weeks more to decongest Apapa traffic

The Federal Government has extended by two weeks, the time given the Presidential Taskforce on the Apapa traffic gridlock to resolve the matter following a request for extension by members of the taskforce and other stakeholders.

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Nigerian oil field sale triggers police raid on Brazil’s largest bank

Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

Minimum wage negotiations to continue September 4

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
Vehicles seized by the military for transporting Boko Haram insurgents’ fishery products to Maiduguri markets

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.