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NCC, NESG design partnership to drive Telecoms Impact on Nigeria’s Economy

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) are considering possible areas of increasing collaboration to enhance the impact and contribution of telecommunications sector on Nigeria’s socio-economic development. This was the crux of deliberations during a…


NIN-SIM integration deadline still sacrosanct—NCC

Regulator of the nation’s telecoms industry, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said the earlier given deadline for disconnecting SIMs without NIN still stand as the government is yet to issue another statement announcing any shift. Business Hilights recalls that the…

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No 5G Licences Issued Yet, Says NCC

The attention of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been drawn to a mischievous statement making the rounds on social media like Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, LinkedIn and other sites that the Nigerian telecoms industry is going to switch on Fifth…

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Business Hilights review of key regulatory feats by NCC in 2019 (Part 2)

In line with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) rated policy of consumer protection, it stepped up consumer complaints resolution management throughout 2019 with excellent results. For instance, the Commission received a total of 19,841 complaints from telecoms consumers across its…

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Blame your agency, others for e-Waste dump in Nigeria, expert tells Danbatta

A top official of one of the indigenous Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), has traced the prevalence of electronic wastes, especially used telecommunications devices and mainly refurbished smartphones to the regulatory weaknesses of relevant federal agencies including the Nigerian Communications Commission…

Emefiele’s exit hoax, simply means Buhari won’t renew his tenure—Ohaneze chieftain

Fresh interpretation has emerged on the viral rumour trending on social and conventional media since Monday suggesting that the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has been issued a memo from the presidency to proceed on terminal…


MTN denies NLC claims, says it does not coerce employees, hails concerns but…

As the week rolls by, the management of MTN Nigeria has noted that “The events of this week have been difficult and disruptive. However, this has in no way impacted our continued commitment to our people, our customers and this…


ATCON, Koenig Solutions India plan international summit on cyber security

Leading telecoms pressure group, the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has concluded arrangement with Koenig Solutions Limited India to hold a 3-day intensive International Workshop on Cyber Security with the theme Emerging Cyber Security Threats and Countermeasures, slated…

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Facebook, CC-Hub unveil first Community Hub in Nigeria

Leading global social media giant, Facebook on Wednesday, announced a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria to further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and across the continent. Before now, there had been rising agitation by industry players in…

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How pressure weakened NCC to dump cost-based research on DPF

Revelation have emerged implying that pressure from a section of the Main Network Operators (MNOs) and lack of independence in policy implementation by the telecoms regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is currently causing shocks in the telecom’s data segment…