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NCC strengthens cyberspace security to protect telecoms consumers

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has initiated actions to strengthen cyberspace towards protecting telecoms consumers across the country against hackers and cyber criminals that have been deploying sophisticated systems to swindle Nigerians.

NCC advances measures to check pirated books

The Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) says it has advanced strategic measures to check circulation of pirated books in the country.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

Additional 6.7 million mobile lines ‘now properly registered’ – minister

An additional 6.7 million mobile telephone lines (SIM cards) have been properly registered out of the estimated 9.2 million ‘not properly registered’ as recently disclosed by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC).
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

Minister: Why we ordered immediate disconnection of 9.2 million SIM cards

The Minister of Communications Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim, has explained that he ordered the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, to ensure all mobile network operators block all SIM cards that do not meet proper registration standards until users comply with proper reregistration procedures because of their security risk.

NCC warns internet users against fraudsters

In response to the increase in cybercrime around the world, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has warned internet users and other users of telecommunication in the country to guard against being defrauded by internet fraudsters known as “yahoo yahoo boys”.

NCC uncovers 9.2 million improperly registered SIM cards

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday uncovered 9.2million improperly registered subscriber identity module (SIM) cards in use across the networks in the country.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says a total of 95.7 million SIM cards being used by subscribers were not properly registered.

Federal government to block nine million unregistered SIM cards

There were indications on Thursday that the Federal Government is set to block about nine million unregistered mobile telephone SIM cards in the country.

Tribunal verdict shows judiciary can’t fall for cheap blackmails – group

The National Coalition for Change (NCC) says the verdict of the presidential tribunal shows that the judiciary cannot be threatened.
President Buhari at the event

Tech expert lauds President Buhari on Executive Order 5

An indigenous technological innovator, Sqn Ldr Adefolajuwon Amoo (rtd), has lauded the effort of President Muhammadu Buhari in driving indigenous innovations through the implementation of Executive Order No 5.

Africa, excellent continent for 5G investments – NCC chief

The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, said that Africa provided fertile ground for 5G investment.

Minister: ICT may displace oil, gas

The Minister of Communications, Dr Ibrahim Pantami, has said the contribution of the information communication technology (ICT) may displace that of the oil and gas sector in two years’ time if the tempo of its growth is sustained.

NCC promises more support to researchers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it will offer more research fellowship positions to researchers in the tertiary institutions.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

Minister tasks chief executives, directors under communications ministry on improved performance

The Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has set targets for the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of the parastatals under the Ministry as well as the Directors of the Ministry.

Airtel emerges Nigeria’s second largest network

The second-largest telecommunications service provider position in Nigeria has been taken from Globacom by Airtel Nigeria.

NCC warns on health risks of using sub-standard telecom devices

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned Nigerians that using sub-standard telecom devices could adversely affect their health.

NCC to partner with security agencies to stop spread of fake handsets, devices

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) says that it is collaborating with national security agencies and other stakeholders to put an end to the proliferation of fake and counterfeit products in the country.

NCC approves spectrum for 5G trial in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has approved spectrum for the trial of 5G services in the country. The Commission has also concluded negotiations on the counterpart funding to the infrastructure companies.

Airtel Africa exceeds 100 million subscriber base

Airtel Africa, a major telecommunications services provider with operations in 14 countries across Africa, Wednesday announced that it has crossed the 100 million customers mark across its operations.

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