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NCC fast tracking two out of its strategic 8-Point Agenda—Danbatta

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The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta has revealed that the Commission has started fast tracking two leading points in the launched 8-Point Agenda which is designed to drive the agency until 2020. The 8-Point Agenda launched about a year ago included to Facilitate Broadband Penetration; Improve Quality of Service; Optimize Usage and Benefits ...

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Banks yet to consider Etisalat’s parent group’s proposal on debt restructuring

NCC Etisalat

It is not yet uhuru for Etisalat Nigeria as the new deal proposed by its core investors, the Etisalat Abu Dhabi, is yet to be considered by13 creditor banks. Business Hilights gathered that the parent company, Etisalat Abu Dhabi, had during its courtesy visit to the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta indicated readiness to ...

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Danbatta in Lagos, renews caution on ‘WannaCry’ Virus to operators, subscribers

NCC Interaction

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has renewed the official caution sent out to telecoms operators on the wake of the weekend’s merciless global Ransomware Virus attacks code-named “WannaCry”. Speaking in Lagos on Tuesday during an interactive media meeting with select editors and publishers, he stressed that the caution has become necessary to give ...

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NCC remains the most consumer-centric agency in Nigeria— Abdullahi Maikano

NCC Maikano

There is no gainsaying the fact that since the emergence of GSM revolution in early 2000, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been on the toes of operators for the satisfaction of the Nigerian consumers. In this expansive media chat on television monitored in Lagos, by Business Hilights, the Director, Consumer Affairs at NCC, Abdullahi Maikano gives insights on the ...

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NCC identifies core challenges of telecoms subscribers’, ready with solutions soon

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has identified improper and inadequate information, coupled with the appropriate channel through which unsatisfied telecommunications subscribers can voice out their grievances as key issues frustrating subscribers in the industry. Explaining more on the issue during the recent declaration of 2017 as the year of the consumers in Abuja, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, ...

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Relief underway for Etisalat as NCC rallies CBN, affected banks Friday for talks

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has made apparent inroad over the possible amicable settlement of the multi-billion non-performing loans owed three banks by Etisalat Nigeria. This indication is coming after a meeting Thursday afternoon in Abuja between the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele and his team, ...

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NCC declares ‘state of emergency’ on QoS, asks CBN to ease forex access for telecoms

NCC Danbatta

Lead regulator of telecoms activities, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has declared State of Emergency on Quality of Service (QoS) provided by Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and other service providers. This is coming against the background of rising frustrations suffered by subscribers in accessing services in the last one month and beyond. As part of measures to cushion the situation ...

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