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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 receives ‘Best Regulatory Agency’ award

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has received an award for being Nigeria’s Best Corporate Governance and Regulatory Agency.

Report: Broadband penetration to rise to 55% by 2025

The “Nigeria Mobile Report 2019” released at the weekend by Jumia Nigeria has stated that the nation’s mobile broadband penetration is forecast to rise to 55 percent of its population by 2025.

NIGCOMSAT expresses concern over inability to achieve 30% broadband penetration

Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd has expressed concern over inability to achieve its earlier intended 30 per cent broadband penetration to ease internet access in the country.
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NSCDC arrests five hawkers of SIM cards

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Kwara has arrested five suspects for allegedly hawking SIM cards and registering patrons without being accredited to do so.
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NSCDC collaborates with NCC on sale of registered sim cards

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, is collaborating with the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) to stop sellers and buyers of registered SIM cards in the state.

NCC warns telecom service providers against unwholesome practices

Nigerian Communication Commission Thursday cautioned telecom service providers against embarking on unwholesome practices in order to ensure sustainable growth and further development of the sector.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

US, UK say MTN’s troubles discouraged potential investors

John Bray, US consul general, and Laura Beaufils, British deputy high commissioner to Nigeria, say the issues faced by MTN in recent times sent bad signals to foreign investors.

NCC swoops on pre-registered SIM card dealers in Lagos

The enforcement team of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has clamped down on dealers of pre-registered SIM cards in some major markets in Lagos and made some arrests.

Nigerian Defence Academy to graduate 365 cadets

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), says it will graduate 365 cadets of its regular course on Oct. 6, to be attended by President Muhammadu Buhari.

NCC to sanction telecom operators for ‘call masking’

The Nigerian Communication Commission, says it will impose appropriate sanctions on any telecom operator that allows the illegal masking of international calls.

NCC, states meet over telecom operators multiple taxation, right of way

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has convened a meeting with state representatives to discuss multiple taxation and issues of Right of Way for telecom operators in the states.
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Leo-Stan Ekeh: Technology can boost Nigerian economy if well utilised

Leo-Stan Ekeh, the Chairman of Zinox Group, has said that technology was the fastest way Nigeria could become one of the richest countries in the world, if it was well utilised.
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NGF meets to discuss minimum wage, security, stamp duties

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Wednesday night met in Abuja to discuss issues of minimum wage, insecurity and other matters of interests for the development of the country.

Minister: Federal government evolving new strategies for safe schools

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, on Monday said that the Federal Government was evolving new strategies to ensure safe schools in the country.

NCC: Active mobile telephone lines hit 160 million

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) says active mobile telephone lines in Nigeria rose from the 149 million in March to 160 million in April, indicating an increase of 11, 226, 713 million.

NCC, CBN sign MoU on payment system

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday in Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on payment system.

NCC: Nigeria’s GSM subscribers hit 140 million

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has said there are 140m GSM subscribers in the country as at September 2017.

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