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Today's Headlines: South-East Leaders Drag Buhari, Nigerians Without NIN Won’t Get Passports - NCC

2023 presidency: South-East leaders drag Buhari, Federal Character, others to court Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, some political leaders from the South-East have dragged President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Character Commission to court. Also joined as defendants are the Federal Character Commission, the Attorney-General of the Federation, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: South-East Leaders Drag Buhari, Nigerians Without NIN Won’t Get Passports - NCC

MILITARY

Why Bandits Terrorising North West may Soon Lay Down their Arms

Winning war over insecurity in 21st century requires tactical move by the federal government, state government and security personnel. The tactics covered getting necessary tools that will facilitate smooth operation of the troops. The North West region of the country has been grossly affected with bandits operation in the last few months.

  11 months ago ago
Why Bandits Terrorising North West may Soon Lay Down their Arms

POLITICS

What will happen as Senate adopts electronic transmission of election results

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday empowered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to transmit election results electronically. With this new development, voting under the bill will be conducted in accordance with the procedure determined by INEC. There are two things to learn from the new development.

  10 months ago ago
What will happen as Senate adopts electronic transmission of election results

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: 5G Deployment Is 97% Ready - NCC; Uzodimma Demands Return Of 43 Oil Wells royalties awarded to Rivers

5G Deployment Is 97% Ready – NCC Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) readiness to begin full deployment and implementation in the country is at 97 percent, Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said. Danbatta re-affirmed the status of the Commission’s 5G technology deployment at the annual African Tech Alliance Forum (AfriTech 2021) held in Lagos on Wednesday, with the overarching theme: “Embracing Changes and Digital Transformation in the New Normal,” a statement by NCC said on Thursday.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 5G Deployment Is 97% Ready - NCC; Uzodimma Demands Return Of 43 Oil Wells royalties awarded to Rivers

ENVIRONMENT

Where Did The Bandits That Ran Away From Zamfara State Go?

It has been reported that bandits operating in Zamfara State in the Northern region of Nigeria are on the run. They are fleeing their camps as a result of security measures taken by the state government and the ongoing military operations in the Northern region. (Photo Credit - Google)

  11 months ago ago
Where Did The Bandits That Ran Away From Zamfara State Go?

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

5G Network: Key Things The Minister Of Communication Pointed Out About The Network

It is a progressive development that the government under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the need for an upgrade in network technology following its demand in contemporary Nigerian society. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami has revealed that the spectrum for the deployment of 5G Network in the country has been made available.

  10 months ago ago
5G Network: Key Things The Minister Of Communication Pointed Out About The Network

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

NCC Report On Virus Stealing Bank Details On Android Phone And Why Nigerians Should Be More Careful

In a recent report from the Punch News, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has gotten wind of a new high-risk and damaging malware known as Flubot which is targeting Android users in Nigeria. This information was revealed in a statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs, Ikechukwu Adinde.

  9 months ago ago
NCC Report On Virus Stealing Bank Details On Android Phone And Why Nigerians Should Be More Careful

SOCIETY

People In Zamfara State Now Write Letter Due To Network Blackout.

On Sept. 3, the Nigerian Government directed one of its regulatory agencies, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to instruct all telecommunication service providers in the country to shut down telephone services in Zamfara State, Northwest, for two weeks. According to the government, the decision was made to step up operations against terrorists in Zamfara and other parts of Northwestern Nigeria who use telecommunication services to plan attacks and arrange ransom payments.

  11 months ago ago
People In Zamfara State Now Write Letter Due To Network Blackout.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

FluBot: How to prevent malware from hacking phones, draining your bank account- NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says there is a new malware designed to target and steal personal information from android phone users. It said information such as online banking login details, credit card data, and important passwords are at risk of being stolen when FluBot has access to one’s phone.

  9 months ago ago
FluBot: How to prevent malware from hacking phones, draining your bank account- NCC

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

No More Extension: NCC Issues Final Warning And Deadline To Nigerians Yet To Link Their SIM With NIN

The Federal Government's effort to build a database for all the Citizens of Nigeria is quite impressive despite many are yet to enroll for the program. Federal Government confirmed that the program is enjoying rapid progress with an estimated value of 190 million SIM linked to NIN already.

  10 months ago ago
No More Extension: NCC Issues Final Warning And Deadline To Nigerians Yet To Link Their SIM With NIN

SOCIETY

Police Prohibit Illegitimate Installation Of Cyber Networks In Zamfara State

After the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) suspended all mobile network in the entire state, a measure which was taken to stop communication between bandits and their associates that had facilitated the attack on community. The police and other security agencies had confirmed that some persons and groups were violating the measures so far taken by the authorities to tackle activities of bandits in the state.

  10 months ago ago
Police Prohibit Illegitimate Installation Of Cyber Networks In Zamfara State

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Phone Network Shut Down In 13 Katsina LGAs

At least 13 government Areas are suffering from the event which can not be unconnected with the continued security operations against bandits within the North West. The affected LGAs are Sabuwa, Faskari, Dandume, Batsari, Danmusa, Kankara, Jibia, Safana, Dutsin-Ma and Kurfi that are on the fringes of the Ruggu forest where most of the bandits are hiding.

  11 months ago ago
Phone Network Shut Down In 13 Katsina LGAs

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Nigerians under the age of 18 are barred from obtaining SIM cards - NCC

Anyone under the age of 18 is barred from registering and owning a Subscriber Identity Module in Nigeria, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission. According to a draft copy of the modified Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations posted on the commission's website. In the revised regulations, the NCC restricted telecoms subscribers to those over the age of 18.

  10 months ago ago
Nigerians under the age of 18 are barred from obtaining SIM cards - NCC

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Nigerians below 18 not qualify to get SIM cards- NCC

Published on the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) website, is a draft copy of the modified Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulation stating that any Nigerian below the age of 18 is now disqualify from owing and registering a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card in Nigeria. The new regulation was made in line with Section 70 of the Nigerian Communications Act, 2003.

  10 months ago ago
Nigerians below 18 not qualify to get SIM cards- NCC

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Twitter Ban: Checkout How Much Nigeria's Economy Has Lost In 100 Days

Nigeria's social media users [mainly youths] have seen the ban of Twitter for about 100 days since the official announcement. The ban which led to difficulties in accessing the social network had led many Nigerians to resort to the use of other digital means to bypass the ban in order to access Twitter.

  11 months ago ago
Twitter Ban: Checkout How Much Nigeria's Economy Has Lost In 100 Days

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

NCC warns Nigerians against new computer virus, that targets bank details; gives safety measures.

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), has drawn the attention of Nigerians to the existence of a new high risk and damaging software, called Flubot. The commission said the the malware is capable of obtaining someone’s bank and social media details, once it is installed in the person’s computer or smart phone.

  9 months ago ago
NCC warns Nigerians against new computer virus, that targets bank details; gives safety measures.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

NCC Warns: The Newly Discovered Android Phone Virus That Is Used by Fraudsters to Hack Bank Details

Different strategies are adopted by fraudsters to financially exploit vulnerable Nigerians daily. Several reports of bank accounts being hacked have been made. The strategies adopted by these fraudsters usually involve impersonating banks representatives, however, as people are aware of these tricks, other avenues have been adopted.

  9 months ago ago
NCC Warns: The Newly Discovered Android Phone Virus That Is Used by Fraudsters to Hack Bank Details

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

NCC warns Telecommunication consumers to desist from installing unprotected apps

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted Telecommunication Consumets in Nigeria of the existence of a new and extremely-damaging malware system known as "Flubot."  The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) made this known in a statement signed by the Commission's Director of Public relations, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde on, Friday, the 22nd of October, 2021.

  9 months ago ago
NCC warns Telecommunication consumers to desist from installing unprotected apps

SOCIETY

Nigerian Communication Commission Disqualifies Nigerians Below 18 From Getting SIM

In line with the power conferred upon the commission by section 70 of the Nigerian Communication Act 2003, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), has disqualified anybody below the age of 18, from registering, and, owing a subscriber Identity Module in Nigeria. Quoting from the NCC's own statement as related to the news:

  10 months ago ago
Nigerian Communication Commission Disqualifies Nigerians Below 18 From Getting SIM

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

NCC Issues Warning About New Virus That Targets Bank Information.

According to the Nigerian Communications Commission, a new high-risk and harmful malware known as 'Flubot' is targeting Android smartphones with false security updates and application installations. Malware is a generic term used by the commission to describe a virus or software that is designed to disrupt, damage, or obtain unauthorized access to a device.

  9 months ago ago
NCC Issues Warning About New Virus That Targets Bank Information.