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NCC warns against damage of infrastructure

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned against vandalism of telecommunication infrastructure, stressing that the act is compromising federal government’s efforts toward achieving 30 per cent broadband penetration in 2018.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo tasks Canadian investors on opportunities in Nigeria

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Canadian investors to explore the opportunities that abound in Nigeria’s education, health and transport sectors.

NIDA set to celebrate icons, catalysts of infrastructural devt in Nigeria

Leading players in infrastructural development, top government functionaries, industry leaders, eminent personalities, development experts, technocrats and diverse economy sectorial leaders both in the public and private sectors of the economy will gather in Lagos to celebrate the best of Nigeria’s icons and catalysts of infrastructural development.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

Umar Danbatta charges academia to focus research on issues peculiar to Nigeria

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, has challenged the academia in the country to focus their research on the impact of various practices and issues peculiar to the Nigerian operating environment.

Judiciary backs review of NCC Act, calls for legal empowerment

Judges under the National Judicial Institute (NJI) have thrown their weight behind the review of NCC Act, which created the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in 2003, insisting that the commission needs more legal powers to address issues emanating from technology evolution that were not captured in the Act, 15 years ago.

Police arraign man, who climbed telecom mast in Abuja

The Police on Wednesday arraigned Iliyasu Lawal, 28, Nura Iliyasu, 29, and Idris Suleiman, 28, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court FCT for allegedly trespassing the premises of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NCC develops 622 toll-free lines for customers to lodge complaints

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has developed the 622 Toll-Free Line through which customers can easily lodge their complaints.
China's President Xi Jinping

China: No strings attached to Africa investments – Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping told African counterparts and business leaders Monday that China’s investments on the continent have “no political strings attached”, even as Beijing is increasingly criticised over its debt-heavy projects abroad.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC boss wants right policies to fast track digital growth in Africa

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, has called on stakeholders in the telecommunication sector to put in place right polices to fast track digital growth in Africa.

Customers urge NCC to facilitate more friendly telecoms services

Mobile telecommunication customers in Sokoto state have urged National Communication Commission (NCC) to facilitate more friendly services to them and assist in tracking insecurity in the industry.

India to block Facebook, WhatsApp in cases of misuse

India has asked its telecom operators to find ways of blocking applications such as Facebook and messaging app WhatsApp in the case of misuse, according to a document seen by Reuters on Tuesday.
Nigeria’s High Commissioner to India, Retired Major General Chris Eze

Envoy promises to strengthen Nigeria-India relations

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to India, Retired Major General Chris Eze, has pledged to deepen existing relations between the two countries by breaking new grounds in trade, culture and economy.

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.

Ugandan lawmakers to review social media tax

Ugandan lawmakers will on Wednesday review the recently imposed controversial government tax on the use of social media and mobile money transactions, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.

NCDMB: Oil firms attempting to sabotage local content initiative

Nigerian Content Development Management Board, NCDMB, yesterday, stated that it would not be deterred by the antics of oil and gas companies trying to sabotage local content initiative of the Federal Government.

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.

NCC urges telecom customers to use 622 toll-free-line for complaints

The Nigerian Communication Commissions (NCC) has urged customers of telecommunication operators to lodge their complaints of unsatisfactory services through its 622 Toll-Free-Line.

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.

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Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi warns employers over rejection of corps members

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, warned employers of labour over rejection of corps members posted to their organisations by the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.

Police nab four suspected robbers in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.

Abdulfatah Ahmed alleges APC importing unknown persons to disrupt Kwara by-election

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.

Teleology takes over 9Mobile

Teleology has formally taken over control of Nigeria’s troubled telecommunication company, 9mobile, by appointing a new board of directors, headed by 54 year-old Nasiru Ado Bayero.