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CBN: No position on crypto technology yet

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it acknowledged the existence and usefulness of crypto technology but hasn’t taken any official position on it.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says a total of 95.7 million SIM cards being used by subscribers were not properly registered.

NCC begins new round of SIM registration compliance audit

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has kicked off the second phase of its subscriber identity module (SIM) registration verification and compliance audit.
Telecommunications operators have blasted the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) over its threat to demolish about 7000 mast, largely owned by Global System for Mobile communication (GSM) service providers in the country.

Telecoms operators blast NCAA over plan to demolish 7000 masts

Telecommunications operators have blasted the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) over its threat to demolish about 7000 mast, largely owned by Global System for Mobile communication (GSM) service providers 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.

NCC: SIM registration of 95.7 million subscribers invalid

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says a total of 95.7 million SIM cards being used by subscribers were not properly registered.

NCC worries over fraudulent SIM registrations

Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, in March 2011 issued directives to telecom service providers to commence Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards registration nationwide.

NCC: Why SIM card replacement process is tough

The Nigerian Communications Commission has made the process of replacing lost, stolen or damaged Subscriber Identity Module cards more stringent in order to protect telecommunications consumers.

NCC: Cybercrime crippling Nigeria’s economy

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Saturday lamented the menace of cyber theft in the country, claiming that it had cost many Nigerians valuable property and money.

Akwa Ibom elections: Police arrest 42 persons for electoral offences

The police in Akwa Ibom said 42 persons have been arrested for electoral offences in the state during the just concluded general elections.

NCC begins campaign against cybercrime in Ekiti

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has begun a sensitisation programme for telecommunication consumers in Ekiti State on safety measures aginst cyber fraud.

Lagos RRS arrests seven suspected ‘Wazobia’ robbers

The Rapid Response Squad in the Lagos State Police Command has arrested seven suspected robbers, who belong to a group called the “Wazobia gang”.

UTME: JAMB records N1.2 billion revenue in one week

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that it made a total sum of N1.3 billion between January 18 and 24, 2019 as revenue.
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DR Congo internet restored after 20-day suspension over elections

The internet is working again in the Democratic Republic of Congo after being blocked since December 31 in a likely attempt to dampen speculation about the presidential election results.
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Canadian citizen, four others in court over Nairobi hotel attack

Five suspects, including a Canadian citizen, appeared in a Kenyan court on Friday in connection with an Islamist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that left 21 dead.

Huawei demotes two employees for sending New Year tweet via iPhone

Chinese telecom giant Huawei has demoted two employees for posting a New Year greeting on the company’s official Twitter account using an iPhone made by arch-rival Apple, an internal memo showed.

NCC: MTN, CBN dispute will be over soon

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has assured that the dispute between South African telecoms giant, MTN, and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) was being resolved and would soon be over.

Hate speech: Adebayo Shittu urges responsible political debate on social media

The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has called on Nigerians to engage in responsible political debates devoid of hate speech in the interest of peace and development.
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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.

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