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Month: October 2020


How NCC Increased FG’s Revenue by N344.71bn in 5 Years – Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has told the House Committee on Telecommunications how the telecoms agency contributed to the revenue drive of the Federal Government by generating and remitting N344.71 billion…

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ATCON sets to hold AGM, elect new executives

The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has finished plans to hold its 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM), during which it would also elect new executives. The AGM, which was earlier scheduled to hold in April was postponed due…


Danbatta restates NCC’s tradition of providing media partners with required knowledge and skills

Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has said it is the tradition of the agency to ensure that its stakeholders and partners from the Media are well equipped with the knowledge and necessary…


Danbatta Rounds up 2-Day Working Visit to Kano with Meeting with Salafiyya Clerics

…Says peace key to socio-economic development The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has met with some Salafiyyah clerics as he rounded off his two-day working visit to Kano State at the weekend. Danbatta’s last port of…


Why Airtel’s Touching Lives won Marketing Edge Innovative CSR Leadership Award

It was glitz, glamour and elegance at the Marketing Edge Awards Night as distinguished Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) and media practitioners recently converged at D’Podium International Event Centre on the highbrow Aromire Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos. As expected, the Marketing Edge…


MTN Nigeria names Karl Toriola as CEO Designate

MTN Nigeria today announced the appointment of Mr. Karl Toriola as the CEO designate. His appointment is effective 1st March 2021, providing enough time for an orderly handover. Mr. Toriola is currently the Vice President: West and Central Africa (WECA),…

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NCC approves MTN, 9mobile for National Roaming Service

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval for two mobile network operators (MNOs) to carry out trial on National Roaming Service for a period of three months, commencing from August 1, 2020 and to end by October 31, 2020….


Pantami, Agencies, Industry Stakeholders vote for Digital Economy

The Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, agencies under the Ministry and industry stakeholders have re-emphasized their unflinching commitment to support the drive by the Federal Government to leverage Information and Communication Technology (ICT)…


Danbatta Visits Emir of Kano, calls for Peace

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has today paid a courtesy visit to the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, where he urged the people of the state to continue to…

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ALTON absolves members of poor nationwide telecoms networks

In light of the events of the last 24 hours, we, the Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), are compelled to issue this communique. ALTON regrets the reports of recent incidents of violence across the country. The wanton…