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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.

Nollywood stakeholders task NCC for dedicated broadband

Principal players in the nation’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have intensified calls for the 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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Election: INEC inaugurates team to track campaign finance

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated an inter-agency campaign finance monitoring group ahead of the general election.

INEC moves to monitor election spending

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated a 10-member Inter-agency Campaign Finance Monitoring Group.

Elections: NCC suspends ban on unsolicited text messaging

The Nigerian Communications Commission has announced the temporary suspension of the Do-Not-Disturb facility on mobile networks.
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 Nigeria drags Kogi government to court, claims N5 million damages

MTN Nigeria has instituted a legal action against the Kogi State Government, claiming N5 million damages, an official said on Tuesday.

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.
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Ex-NCC chief calls for 5G spectrum policy with minimal constraints

The former Acting Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Chairman of the Commonwealth ITU Group, Dr Bashir Gwandu, has said it is important that Africa has access to the right 5G Spectrum and also minimal constraints for its use.

Kogi government shuts down MTN services over N120 million debt

The Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KSIRS) Thursday shut down the telecom service provider, MTN, in the state over alleged refusal to pay N120 million debt.

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.

John Asein named new NCC director-general

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has appointed John Asein as its director-general.
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 faults Femi Falana’s claim of annual N600 billion revenue loss

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has faulted the claim by Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, (SAN) that the country was losing about N600 billion from the telecommunications industry.

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
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NCC: How telecom subscribers used the internet in 2018

The Nigerian Communications Commission in its latest monthly subscriber data enumerates how Nigerians browsed the Internet in the year 2018.

CPC lauds NCC’s threat to sanction network providers over illegal deductions

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has welcomed and lauded the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) announcement to sanction Mobile Network Operators with respect to unsolicited value added service subscriptions and unlawful deductions from consumers.
9 Senator Godswill Akpabio addressing a large crowd of youths at Ikot Ekpene plaza who turned out to receive him on his return from Enugu where he had gone to bury his grand mother-in-law. It turned out to be a political rally.

Youths, students warned against being used as tools for political violence

A University don and distinguished Nigerian scholar, Prof. Olu Obafemi, has cautioned youths particularly students not to make themselves available as tools for violence before, during and after the 2019 general elections.

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.

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DMO: Investors bid N234 billion for N150 billion bonds offer

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the Federal Government’s February bonds received over N234 billion from investors for the N150 billion that was offered.

Zambia opposition to report President Lungu’s ‘violence’ to ICC

Opposition parties in Zambia said Wednesday they would report President Edgar Lungu to the International Criminal Court in The Hague for alleged political violence against his rivals.
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Party leaders sign loyalty pledge to ex-president Kabila

Democratic Republic of Congo ex-president Joseph Kabila, who yielded power to Felix Tshisekedi after December elections, moved Wednesday to assert his political clout, making the leaders of his FCC coalition sign a loyalty pledge.
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Election: PDP advises General Buratai not to drag military into politics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, not to drag the military into politics.

Elections: INEC promises automatic employment to exceptional NYSC members

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has pledged automatic employment to members of the National Youth Sevice Corps, NYSC, who are outstanding during the general elections, starting from Saturday.