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N1.3bn Debt: FCDA Threatens To Shut Glo Offices

Oluwasina Phillip The Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), in Nigeria’s capital city Abuja, has threatened to seal off all Globacom Nigeria Limited offices in the nation’s capital over non-payment of over N1.3 billion telecommunication duct debt. Accordingly, the Authority has issued a 7-day ultimatum to the telecom to comply with …

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Safety Of Nigerians, Not Economy Is Our Priority– Pantami

Ebuka Daniel Isa Pantami, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has said that the telecommunications sector values the safety of Nigerians far more than the economic proceeds. Pantami said this during the official launch of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Strategic Vision Plan (SVP) 2021-2026, podcast and a compendium …

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AFREXIMBANK Invests In African Telecommunications Firm

Oluwasina Phillip The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a minority investment by the Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) into Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid), a pan-African telecommunications technology group. This is the first investment made by FEDA, a development impact-oriented subsidiary of Afreximbank, which provides equity and quasi-equity …

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Telecos to be sanctioned N200,000 for not verifying NIN – NCC

Oluwasina Phillip The Nigerian Communications Commission has proposed a fine of N200,000 for mobile communications services providers that fail to verify and validate biometric, National Identity Number and other personal information of each subscriber to their services. This was contained in a proposed draft regulation on registration of telephone subscribers …

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FG Yet To Approve Spectrum Auction For 5G Deployment

Ebuka Daniel The Federal Government is yet to approve the Spectrum Auction For Fifth Generation (5G) Deployment in Nigeria two months after the committee was inaugurated by the Nigerian Communications Commission. The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta revealed the development in a …

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Nissan boss tasks Nigeria, others on auto industry

Oluwasina Phillip Managing Director, Nissan’s Africa regional business unit, Mike Whitfield, has urged Nigeria and other African nations to put in place an Automotive Industrial Development Plan towards unlocking the economic benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement. Whitfield, who is also the president of the Association of African …

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