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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.

NCC threatens to sanction erring service providers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has threatened to penalise or sanction any service provider that failed to comply with its directive of ensuring effective service to the consumers in the country.

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.

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.

CSJ: Weak electoral laws responsible for vote buying in Nigeria

The poser now is whether there’s a monitoring mechanism in place between INEC and the political parties to verify if they do not receive funds from outside Nigeria and if they are under obligation to submit their detailed bank accounts for INEC’s scrutiny”.

NCC to penalise vendors of non-approved communication equipment

Any corporate entity found selling or installing communications equipment without obtaining the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) type approval test certificate would be liable to pay a fine of N100,000 or one-year imprisonment, an official warned.

NCC partners National Assembly to regulate, censor social media

The Nigeria Communications Commission has said that it plans to collaborate with the National Assembly in enacting a law that will regulate the social media platforms.

NCC moves to actualise 30 per cent broadband penetration by 2018

The National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers says Nigeria Communications Commission’s licensing of more infrastructure companies is a proactive step toward achieving the 30 per cent broadband penetration target.

MTN fine: PDP accuses presidency of corruption

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to clear the air over allegations of corruption that reportedly pervaded the fine recently imposed on MTN Nigeria.

NCC directs telecoms operators to commence data rollover June 26

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has directed operators in the telecommunication industry to begin data rollover from June 26.

Federal government gives telecom operators June 26 deadline to begin compulsory rollover of data

The federal government has directed operators in the nation’s telecommunication industry to begin data rollover from June 26.

Senator Araraume: We’ve resolved to stop Governor Okorocha from destroying Imo

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and governorship aspirant in Imo State, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, said that ‘’all well-meaning citizens’’ in Imo State are in agreement to stop Governor Rochas Okorocha from further destroying the state.

NCC urged to sanction erring service providers

As part of efforts to stem the tide of insecurity and fraudulent activities in the country, stakeholders in Bauchi State have called on the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to sanction erring service providers.

Deploy infrastructure in one year or lose licence – NCC tells Infracos

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has said that Infrastructure Companies (Infracos) must roll out visibly in one year after issuance of the licence, or they have their licences withdrawn.

NCC won’t approve 9mobile sale to bidder without technical competence

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) will not approve the sale of 9mobile to any bidder without technical competence, the Executive Vice-Chairman of the commission, Umar Danbatta, said on Monday.

Telecoms subscribers task network operators on privacy

The National Association of Telecoms Subscribers (NATCOMS) on Monday urged telecom operators to uphold the privacy of their subscribers.

Senator Araraume: We will deliver South-east to President Buhari, APC

The governorship contender said that his current major assignment in Imo was to reorganise APC, rekindle the hope of members that the party and Buhari mean well for the country, saying that, in spite of the anti-people policy and programmes of the present state government, the party would win future elections at all levels of government.

Teleology finalises takeover of 9mobile, pays $50m deposit

Teleology Holdings Ltd., says it is transferring a non-refundable completion deposit of 50 million dollars to the trustees of the bank syndicate presently holding ownership of 9Mobile.

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Court throws out Senator Aidoko’s suit in Kogi senatorial tussle

Efforts by the embattled senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Attai Idoko, to retain his seat on Thursday, suffered a setback as a Federal High Court in Abuja struck out his suit seeking to reopen the case decided against him up to the Supreme Court.