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Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Umar Danbatta,

Why Africa must be involved in 4th industrial revolution – NCC chief

The executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said Africa must take cognizance of the digital economic eco-system as the world gears up for the 4th industrial revolution.

NCC: We cannot regulate OTT’s activities in isolation

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it cannot unilaterally regulate the activities of Over-The-Top (OTT) technology service providers deployed by fintech operators in the country.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC boss wants right policies to fast track digital growth in Africa

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, has called on stakeholders in the telecommunication sector to put in place right polices to fast track digital growth in Africa.

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.

DSO: Governor Ugwuanyi offers free 10,000 setup boxes

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has offered to distribute 10,000 setup boxes valued N15 million free to low income households in rural areas to enable them access digital television.

House of Reps caution agencies over selective implementation of budgets

The House of Representatives Committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics and Values has called on government agencies to refrain from selective implementation of their budgets.

United Nations defines standards for global flight tracking

The United Nations has defined new technical standards to guarantee the seamless tracking of aircraft and to prevent flights from disappearing off the radar.

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Adel al-Jubeir: Turkey not blaming Mohammed bin Salman over Jamal Khashoggi’s killing

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Xi Jinping walks past a guard of honour on his arrival in Manila, the first state visit by a Chinese president to the Philippines in 13 years [Erik De Castro-Reuters]

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Federal government reiterates commitment to tackling Noma disease

The federal government has reiterated its commitment to tackling Noma disease and has given hope to children born with the disease in the country.