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NCC Sets To Deactivate Unlinked SIM Cards By February Ending

NCC Sets To Deactivate Unlinked SIM Cards By February Ending

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Aminu Maida has said the National Identity Numbers (NIN)-unlinked SIM cards will be deactivated by the end of February. Maida who…

NCC Partners Security Operatives To Tackle Insecurity

NCC Partners Security Operatives To Tackle Insecurity

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), led by Dr Aminu Maida, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO on Tuesday said the commission is collaborating with security agencies and other relevant stakeholders to tackle the issue of insecurity…

FG Fines British American Tobacco $110m

FG Fines British American Tobacco $110m

British American Tobacco (BAT) has been directed by Nigeria’s Competition Commission (NCC) to pay a $110 million penalty for allegedly abusing market dominance and violating public health standards. This was contained in a statement released…

Telecoms Operators To Withdraw USSD Service Over N200bn Debt

Telecoms Operators To Withdraw USSD Service Over N200bn Debt

Due to the backlog of debt owed by the Nigerian banks, the Association of Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) on Thursday threatened to withdraw Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD). Speaking in a statement issued by the…

JUST-IN: Senate Confirms Maida As NCC Boss

JUST-IN: Senate Confirms Maida As NCC Boss

The Upper Chamber of the National Assembly on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Dr Aminu Maida as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC). This followed the presentation and adoption of a…

Nigeria Calls For Free, Secure Internet Access

Nigeria Calls For Free, Secure Internet Access

The Federal Government (FG) of Nigeria, through the Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr Bosun Tijani has advocated for a free and secure internet across Africa. Tijani, who championed this position at the…

NCC Announces Change To Fixed Lines Numbering Format

NCC Announces Change To Fixed Lines Numbering Format

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Tuesday announced a new numbering format for fixed lines. The Commission said Nigeria’s Fixed-Lines Numbering Format has changed from eight digits to 10 digits by just adding the “02”…

NCC Reveals Number Of 5G Network Subscribers

NCC Reveals Number Of 5G Network Subscribers

The Executive Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has given an update on the number of subscribers for the Fifth Generation network (5G). According to Danbatta, Nigeria’s Fifth Generation network subscription…

NCC To Sanction Telemarketers Who Obtain Phone Numbers Illegally

NCC To Sanction Telemarketers Who Obtain Phone Numbers Illegally

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stated that it will penalise telemarketers who get unauthorised access to telecom subscribers’ phone numbers for use in their businesses. This was as the NCC described as untrue the…

Tijani Assumes Office As Minister Of Communications, Innovation, And Digital Economy

Tijani Assumes Office As Minister Of Communications, Innovation, And Digital Economy

Hours after being sworn in as Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani resumed duty. New Telegraph reports that Tijani was one of the 45 ministers that President Tinubu swore in on Monday…