5G Technology To Be Test-Run In Nigeria Soon – NCC

5G Technology To Be Test-Run In Nigeria Soon - NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is working in partnership with stakeholders to ensure the safety of 5G networks in Nigeria in preparation for the launch of the technology. The Executive Vice President, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said the government had started working on a policy that would drive the deployment of 5G. The EVC spoke at a tech forum themed ‘Multi-stakeholder approach to National Recovery Post-Pandemic.

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Remmy Nweke Inducted Into ICT Hall Of Fame

Remmy Nweke Inducted Into ICT Hall Of Fame

Lead Consulting Strategist and Group Executive Editor, ITREALMS Media group, Mr. Remmy Nweke has been inducted into the Nigeria @60 ICT Hall of Fame, hosted by Titans of Tech, an initiative of TechTV Network in collaboration with TechEconomy.ng. Nweke was among over 60 other ICT industry players recognized at the event held at Virgin Rose Resort, Victoria Island Lagos for their various contributions since independence and precisely in the last 20 years which saw to the blossom of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) following the deregulation of the telecommunications sector…

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9Mobile In Massive Nationwide Customer Loyalty Reward Campaign

9Mobile In Massive Nationwide Customer Loyalty Reward Campaign

In a bold move to further strengthen its customer experience niche while also rewarding and empowering its subscribers especially in the wake of the economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, Nigeria’s leading customer-centric telecommunication company, 9mobile, has continued to reward customers with millions of naira and smartphones across the country. So far, the promo has rewarded over 59 customers with N1million each and given out 3,000 smartphones and counting to lucky winners. The promo, designed to reward 90 lucky customers with N1 million daily, will also give out two smartphones…

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NCC: Internet Users In Nigeria Stand At 149.8m In August, 2020- Danbatta

NCC: Internet Users In Nigeria Stand At 1.49.8m In August, 2020- Danbatta

Prof. Umar Danbatta, the executive vice-chairman, EVC of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said internet users across mobile networks in Nigeria stand at 149.8 million as of August 2020. Danbatta, who stated this while declaring open the commencement of a series of enlightenment and awareness campaign activities being embarked upon by the commission for this year’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month, NCSAM, noted that more users were expected online as services in different sectors of the economy were becoming digitalized. He stated that the increase in digital financial ”It…

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FG Denies Plan To Target Radio Biafra Spectrum

IPOB: FG Denies Plan To Target Radio Biafra Spectrum

The Federal Government has stated approval of hybrid Radio Spectrum Monitoring Equipment for the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy was not targeted at the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) or any socio-cultural group in the southeast. It said the approval was granted for the release of N654 million by the Federal Executive Council for additional spectrum monitoring equipment to be sited in Anambra to address the challenge of overstretching the ones designated for Abuja and Ogoja stations. A statement by the Deputy Director of Press in the…

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NCC Drawn Public Attention On Cloned Facebook Account

NCC Drawn Public Attention On Cloned Facebook Account

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has drawn the attention of the general public, especially telecoms consumers to a fraudulent and cloned Facebook profile account opened with a name similar to the Commission’s official name on the social media site. Dr. Ikechukuw Adinde, director, Public Affairs, NCC, aid that the Commission, upon detecting the fake Facebook account with the name “NIGERIA COMMUNICATION COMMISSION OFFICIAL WEBSITE”, deems it fit to inform members of the public that this account is fake and fraudulent. “From our findings, the fake Facebook group account was created a…

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Cybersecurity Is Everyone’s Business – NCC Boss

Cybersecurity Is Everyone’s Business – NCC Boss

Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice-chairman (EVC) and chief executive officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said the need to be cyber security-conscious to guarantee online safety for Internet users is everyone’s business and not reserved for a group of people. Danbatta stated this to herald the commencement of a series of enlightenment and awareness campaign activities being embarked upon by the Commission for this year’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). The month of October every year is NCSAM globally, aimed at raising awareness about cybersecurity, and to…

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NCC Alerts Public On Cloned Facebook Account…

NCC Alerts Public On Cloned Facebook Account…

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has drawn the attention of the general public, especially telecoms consumers to a fraudulent and cloned Facebook profile account opened with a name similar to the Commission’s official name on the social media site. Dr. Ikechukuw Adinde, director, Public Affairs, NCC, aid that the Commission, upon detecting the fake Facebook account with the name “NIGERIA COMMUNICATION COMMISSION OFFICIAL WEBSITE”, deems it fit to inform members of the public that this account is fake and fraudulent. “From our findings, the fake Facebook group account was created a…

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Listing MTN In Capital Market, To boost Dividends To Shareholders- NCC

Listing MTN In Capital Market, To boost Dividends To Shareholders- NCC

The regulatory action taken by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to facilitate the listing of MTN Nigeria on the country’s stock exchange market has continued to bring economic gains to Nigeria and Nigerians in terms of boosting market capitalization and yielding dividends to shareholders, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said. Market analysts report that MTN investors have raked in approximately N1 trillion in price appreciation and dividends since April 2020.  The listing of MTN as a result of NCC’s effective regulatory action taken…

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Cybersecurity Is Everyone’s Business – NCC Boss

Cybersecurity Is Everyone’s Business – NCC Boss

Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice-chairman (EVC) and chief executive officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said the need to be cyber security-conscious to guarantee online safety for Internet users is everyone’s business and not reserved for a group of people. Danbatta stated this to herald the commencement of a series of enlightenment and awareness campaign activities being embarked upon by the Commission for this year’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). The month of October every year is NCSAM globally, aimed at raising awareness about cybersecurity, and to…

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