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Nigeria surpasses broadband penetration target by 0.9 percent

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday disclosed that broadband penetration in the country has reached 30.9 per cent, thus surpassing the 30 per cent broadband penetration target by a margin of 0.9 per cent.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC seeks collaboration of academia, telecoms on innovation

Executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, has called on the academia and stakeholders in the telecommunications industry to collaborate to accelerate innovation, industrial growth and sustainable development in the Nigerian telecoms industry.

NCC set to deploy tech solution to combat fraud

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed plan to deploy a technological solution that will enable tracking of SIM boxes used to perpetuate the fraud.

IPOB warns police against interference in sit-at-home

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has warned police bosses in Igboland not to interfere in Wednesday’s proposed sit-at-home protest, saying that they have no right to determine how Igbos choose to honour their fallen hero.

Governor Bagudu to provide potable water to Fulani settlements

The Kebbi State Government will provide potable water to four Fulani settlements to encourage enrollment of their wards into formal education, the state Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, said.

15 killed as cult members clash in Awka

There was pandemonium in Awka, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State on Sunday during the Imo Awka annual cultural celebration, as cult members killed about 15 persons.

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.

Police arrest two teachers for alleged homosexuality in Delta

The Delta State police command has confirmed the arrest of two male teachers of a secondary school (names withheld) in Agbor who were allegedly involved in homosexuality.

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