Tag Archives: NCC

Pantami Launches Improved NIN Slip, Mobile App

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has approved the development and release of an improved National Identity Number (NIN) slip and a Mobile App. This is part of the Federal Government’s policy to improve the process of obtaining NIN and linking it to SIM, …

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In 5 Years, NCC Remitted N362.34bn Revenue to FG

The Executive Vice Chairman, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Umar Danbatta, on Friday said the Commission remitted over N362.34bn as revenue in five years to the Federal Government’s consolidated revenue account. Danbatta made the disclosure in his presentation to Course 29 Participants at the National Defence College Abuja. In …

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Average Cost of Internet Data Reduces to N487.18 in 2020

The average cost of 1GB of data has reduced from the January 2020 cost of N1,000 to N487.18 in November, 2020, a report by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) submitted to the Minister Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has revealed. A statement by Dr Femi Adeluyi …

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AfCFTA: Stakeholders Target African Digital Market by 2030

Stakeholders in Nigeria’s information and communications technology sector have expressed confidence that beyond achieving the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, Africa could succeed in having a single digital market by 2030 if all hands are on deck to build infrastructure that would position the Continent as the top …

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MTN, 9mobile Get Trial Approval for 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, beginning from August 1 and ending on October 31. Ikechukwu Adinde, NCC Director, Public Affairs, said this in a statement on Sunday …

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Buhari Sacks Copyright Commission’s Chairman, Clinton Jaja

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Chairman of the Governing of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Dr. Tony Clinton Jaja. Dayo Apata, Solicitor-General of the Federation, conveyed Buhari’s directive in a letter dated 15 October, 2020, and forwarded to Jaja himself. The body of the letter reads: “I have been …

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Danbatta Cautions Nigerians on Cybersecurity

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said the need to be cybersecurity-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 …

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Nigeria’s Active GSM Subscribers Now 199mn

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says active GSM subscribers in the country have increased from 184 million in December 2019 to 199.3 million in May 2020. Danbatta made the disclosure at the virtual launch/award ceremony of the COVID-19 Research Grant presented to three startups, by …

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