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Endless wait for NASS on CNI Bill forcing FG to invoke Executive Order

…As Minister gives update on resolution of RoW issues with governors Strong indication has emerged revealing that the Federal Government may have shifted attention away from the National Assembly to invoking Presidential Executive Order for the protection Critical National Infrastructure…

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Expedite action on CNI Bill, NCC Board chairman, Sen Durojaiye begs NASS

…As Commission, stakeholders’ brainstorm on regulation of drone deployment    The Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, in Lagos Wednesday, called on the National Assembly to deploy the same speed it…

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(Revealed) How Ganduje used Drone to ‘Kidnap’ kidnapper’s mother, achieve results in Kano

One of the best advantages of drone technology was revealed in Lagos Wednesday by the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye. Declaring open a one-day stakeholders’ consultative forum on regulation of…

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NCC’s key target in 2020 is to deepen cyber optic cables across 774 LGAs— Durojaiye

Chairman, Board of Commissioners at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, has revealed development plan of action of the Commission for next year, saying “NCC in the coming year is to drive the cyber optic cables all over…

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NCC to host maiden Telecom Leadership Summit in Lagos next week

In its renewed industry awareness programmes, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set for the maiden edition of Nigerian Telecom Leadership Summit (NTLS 2019) which will hold at the Grand Ball Room of Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos…

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9Mobile: Is NCC’s technical evaluation on Teleology becoming endless?

…Nigerians worried on dearth of information on 9Mobile’s acclaimed bid winner Whereas the consortium of banks that raised the over $2.1bn facility which 9mobile, formally Etisalat Nigeria defaulted, are running out of patience, telecoms industry players are also becoming apprehensive…

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Titi Omo-Ettu heads inaugurated new board of Digital Bridge Institute

Board chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, weekend inaugurated the new board of the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI) in Abuja. This followed the naming of the board members who will be chaired by pioneer telecoms stakeholder…

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Confusion imminent as 90-day payment window for Teleology on 9mobile draws near

Having met the initial payment of compulsory $50m following its declaration by Barclays Africa as bid winners in the sale of troubled 9mobile, all eyes are now on Teleology Holdings Limited to come up with the final payment very soon…

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Only enforcement of CGC can effectively resolve teething interconnection debt—Teniola

Beyond rhetoric and bulk-passing currently trailing the high debt pile up on interconnection fees, payable by telecoms operators amongst themselves, the President of Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Mr. Olusola Teniola, called on the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)…

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Etisalat Experience forcing NCC board to think stress test for telecoms

Considering the near financial insolvency troubling Etisalat Nigeria in the last couple of months following its inability to pay back $1.2bn syndicated loan from a consortium of 13 banks, the Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is currently looking…