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    Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Monday said that the organisation would give preference to the physically challenged in employments. Danbatta made the promise when members of the Association of Physically-Challenged Applicants and Workers (APAW), visited him at the Commission’s Headquarters in Abuja. He said that the decision ...
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    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned Nigerians that using sub-standard telecom devices could adversely affect their health. Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman, said at a sensitisation workshop for stakeholders that using sub-standard and counterfeit telecom devices was dangerous to human health and safety. The workshop had as theme: “Hazardous Effect of Non ...
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    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the spate of vandalisation of telecoms infrastructure across the country has resulted in slowing the pace of growth of services. The Director, Zonal Operations, NCC, Mrs Amina Shehu raised the concern on Friday at a programme to sensitise the Eggon community, near Lafia, Nasarawa, to protection of telecoms infrastructure. ...
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    Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),  Prof. Umar Danbatta, says the N500 million NCC Special Social Intervention Fund is yet to be accessed by public schools in the country. Danbatta said this on Tuesday in Kano at the opening of a  2-day Kano Social Influencers’ Summit organised by the Centre of Information Technology and ...
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    The Digital Bridge Institute (DBI) says it is collaborating with the Cisco Networking Academy to intensity awareness on cybercrimes. The Acting Administrator, DBI, Mrs Viola Usoro, said this on Tuesday in Lagos, during the 2019 Cisco African Academy Cyber Security Conference for English West and Central Africa. Usoro said that as more and more organisations ...
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    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday said it had established an Internet Industry Code of Practice for internet service providers in the country to secure the country’s cyber space. The Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, made this known during the 106th edition of the Consumer Outreach Programme (COP) held ...
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    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says that Mobile Broadband is economically cost effective and encourages private sector participation better than fixed broadband. Mr Sunday Dare, Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management, NCC, said this during an interactive session with the Nigerian information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA) in Abuja. Dare said the National Broadband Plan had both mobile ...
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    The Federal Government says it will revisit the National Economic Council Resolutions on Right of Way (RoW) in the telecommunications industry. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, stated this in Lagos on Thursday at the Nigerian Telecom Leadership Summit 2019 organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) with the theme, ‘Repositioning the Nigerian Telecom Industry ...
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    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it recently re-aligned the computation of the country’s teledensity with the latest population figure of 190 million, as stipulated by the National Population Commission (NPoC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the current figure was given by the NPoC from the 140 million populations of 2006. Telephone ...
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    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Tuesday lamented that in spite of enlightenment efforts, some customers still deal in unregistered SIM cards. Mr Sunday Dare, Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management , NCC, said during a North East regional sensitisation workshop in Gombe that Nigerians must appreciate the dangers associated with fraudulently activated SIM cards. “As we ...