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    Cyber security ventures are suggesting that damage by global cybercrime would hit six trillion dollars annually by 2021, Mr John Bray, U.S. Consul-General in Nigeria, has said. Bray made the disclosure at the opening of a two-day conference organised by Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN) in Lagos on Wednesday. The News Agency of ...
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    Telecommunications operators on Wednesday called on the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to look into the indebtedness of smaller telecom operators and support them to survive competition. Mr Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman, Association of Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), made the call at a telecom stakeholders’ forum in Lagos. The forum organised by NCC was to discuss ...
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    KEN UGBECHIE  In this season of gloom and glum, death and harvest of deaths, the nation can still boast of some positives. There is still something edifying to report about Nigeria. The telecom sector has provided watchers of the nation’s political economy something to cheer. A couple of days back, the nation’s telecom regulatory chief, ...
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    The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) will not approve the sale of 9mobile to any bidder without a verifiable proof of technical competence, the Executive Vice-Chairman of the commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said on Monday. Danbatta gave the assurance at an interactive session with the media in Lagos. He said that a preferred bidder for 9mobile ...
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    In line with its mandate and to underscore the role of ICT in today’s digital economy, the Digital Bridge Institute, DBI, working with other stakeholders in the ICT industry says it has developed the National Occupational Standards, NOS in ICT Trade areas which upon approval by the National Board for Technical Education will become part ...
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    The government of Edo State and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have reaffirmed their commitment to work together to improve access to telecoms infrastructure and provide citizens of Edo State with world class telecoms and ICT facilities. This commitment was made during a meeting between the Executive Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari has  joined members of the All Progressives Congress and the National Assembly to congratulate Sen. Olabiyi Durojaiye, the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners  of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, on his 85th birthday. President Buhari, in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, felicitated with family members, friends and professional colleagues ...
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    BY THERESA IGATA Following the initial stakeholders’ meeting in February 2017 for the determination of termination rates for telecom companies, the NCC says a new study to determine the mobile voice termination rate which has kicked off will come up with a new rate that will take effect from  March 1, 2018. This was disclosed ...
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    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Tuesday clinched the “Best Website Award’’ in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) category of the Web Jurist Awards 2017. The telecom regulator has won similar award in the past for the responsiveness, dynamism and interactiveness of its website. The Head, Information Technology, NCC, Mr Abraham Oshadami, disclosed to ...
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    The Nigerian Communications Commission will impose the maximum possible penalties on any of its licensees implicated in the practice of masking of international telephone calls. As such, it is likely that the operating licenses of some of the interconnect exchange and other licensees involved in the practice would either be revoked or suspended in the ...