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DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Nigerians To Pay Less For Data As FG Gives New Directives To Network Providers

Nigerians To Pay Less For Data As FG Gives New Directives To Network Providers. The Nigerian Communication Commission has given telecommunication companies new directives on data depletion and wrong credit deduction from customers. The executive vice-chairman of the commission, Professor Umar Danbatta, said network providers must reduce their data rates and look into the issue of wrong credit deduction of their customers. He added that customer protection is very important to NCC. He said the commission will

  1 year ago ago
Nigerians To Pay Less For Data As FG Gives New Directives To Network Providers

ECONOMY-FINANCE

BREAKING: FG Gives Yet Another Good News On NIN

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for the provision of National Identification Number by telecommunication service subscribers. This was contained in a statement on Monday by the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. The statement titled, ‘Extension of Registration Period and Cancellation of USSD and Verification Fees’, was jointly signed by the Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Umar Danbatta; and Director-General, National Identity Management Commission,

  1 year ago ago
BREAKING: FG Gives Yet Another Good News On NIN

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Good news to Nigerians as Federal Government extends provision of NIN by telecom service subscribers

The Federal Government has broadened the cutoff time for the arrangement of National Identification Number by media transmission administration endorsers.  This was contained in an assertion on Monday by the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.  The assertion, named: "Augmentation of Registration Period and Cancellation of USSD and Verification Fees," was together endorsed by the Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Umar Danbatta; and Director-General, National Identity

  1 year ago ago
Good news to Nigerians as Federal Government extends provision of NIN by telecom service subscribers

CRIME

Breaking: NEWS In Nigeria This Morning, (4th, November 2020)

Nigeria needs $5bn to implement broadband plan —NCC To implement the Nigerian National Broadband Plan 2020-2025, Nigeria needs between $ 3.5bn to $ 5bn, the Nigerian Communications Commission announced on Tuesday. Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Umar Danbatta, disclosed this in Abuja on the sidelines of the first stakeholder consultation with telecommunication industry players on the implementation of the NNBP 2020-2025. The NNBP was inaugurated in March last year and had set new national broadband targets for

  1 year ago ago
Breaking: NEWS In Nigeria This Morning, (4th, November 2020)

EDUCATION

Meet Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, The Current Vice Chairman And Chief Executive Officer Of The NCC

Umar Garba was born January 22, 1959, in Danbatta, Kano State Nigeria.He received bachelor's and master of sciences and engineering from the Technical University of Wrocław.Umar further bagged a PhD of science and technology from the University of Manchester.

  1 year ago ago
Meet Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, The Current Vice Chairman And Chief Executive Officer Of The NCC

POLITICS

SIM Registration: Federal Government Extends The Deadline For NIN Update, See The New Date

The federal government have deemed it necessary to extend the the duration for the registration of the SIM with NIN. This now gives people more opportunity to take time in linking their SIM with their national Identification Number. Based on the Statement titled 'Extension of Registration Period and Cancellation of USSD and Verification Fees’, which was signed by the Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Umar Danbatta; and Director-General, National Identity Management Commission, Aliyu

  1 year ago ago
SIM Registration: Federal Government Extends The Deadline For NIN Update, See The New Date

POLITICS

If You Have Not Registered For NIN, Please Read This Announcement From The Federal Government.

If You Have Not Registered For NIN, Please Read This Announcement From The Federal Government. It could be recalled that in respect to the increase in insurgency and insecurity in the country, the federal government had ordered that all SIM owners register their National Identification Number (NIN) with their telecommunication providers. In the light of the prevailing novel virus, COVID-19 and the inability of SIM users to meet up with the deadline as slated before, which was 30th December, 2020 the Nigerian

  1 year ago ago
If You Have Not Registered For NIN, Please Read This Announcement From The Federal Government.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

BREAKING: FG Gives Yet Another Update On NIN, SIM Blocking

The Federal Government has extended the deadline issued to all telecommunications operators in the country to block all Subscriber Identification Modules (SIMs) without National Identification Number (NIN).This was contained in a statement on Monday by the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. The statement titled, ‘Extension of Registration Period and Cancellation of USSD and Verification Fees’, was jointly signed by the Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Umar

  1 year ago ago
BREAKING: FG Gives Yet Another Update On NIN, SIM Blocking

SPORTS

SIM Registration: FG Extends Deadline For NIN Update, See New Date

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for NIN Update (linking with SIM Card) from 30th December 2020 to 19th January 2020, about three weeks extension of the deadline. This was contained in a statement from the ministry of communications and digital economy. The statement was signed by the executive vice chairman of Nigerian communications commission, Umar Danbatta and the director general of the national Identity Management Commission (NIMC) among others. The NIMC also has stooped operations due

  1 year ago ago
SIM Registration: FG Extends Deadline For NIN Update, See New Date

CRIME

Major NEWS In Nigeria This Evening 2nd, November 2020

NCC approves e-SIM trial for MTN, 9mobile The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Monday said it has granted approval for two mobile network operators (MNOs), MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile, to carry out trial on the workability of embedded Subscriber Identification Modules (e-SIM) Service in Nigeria. The regulatory body added that the trial would run for a period of one year, noting that it would involve testing 5,000 e-SIMs by the two networks. A statement by the Public Affairs Director of NCC, Dr Ikechukwu

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Major NEWS In Nigeria This Evening 2nd, November 2020

POLITICS

JUST IN: FG Takes New Decision On NIN, SIM Blocking

The Federal Government has extended the deadline issued to all telecommunications operators in the country to block all Subscriber Identification Modules (SIMs) without National Identification Number (NIN). The Executive Vice-Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Danbatta, and the Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Aziz, confirmed the extension of the deadline in a statement released at the end of the meeting. Based on the endorsement

  1 year ago ago
JUST IN: FG Takes New Decision On NIN, SIM Blocking

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Elon Musk's SpaceX Wants To Secure Licence To Fully Launch Its Satellite Internet Service In Nigeria

The United States based Space exploration company, SpaceX, has said it is working with the Nigerian Communications Commission [NCC] to secure the required licences to launch its satellite Internet service in Nigeria.This information was disclosed by the SpaceX’s Starlink Market Access Director for Africa, Ryan Goodnight, in a meeting with NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman, Umar Danbatta in Abuja recently.

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Elon Musk's SpaceX Wants To Secure Licence To Fully Launch Its Satellite Internet Service In Nigeria

SOCIETY

Causes of cyber crime among Nigerian youths

Cybercrime has been defined as the use of internet and computer devices to perpetuate fraud.

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Causes of cyber crime among Nigerian youths

POLITICS

FG Extends Deadline For Telcos To Block SIMs Without NIN

The Federal Government has extended the deadline issued to all telecommunications operators in the country to block all Subscriber Identification Modules (SIMs) without National Identification Number (NIN). The Executive Vice-Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Danbatta, confirmed the extension of the deadline in a statement released at the end of the meeting. Based on the endorsement of the Federal Government, the meeting approved three weeks extension for subscribers with NIN

  1 year ago ago
FG Extends Deadline For Telcos To Block SIMs Without NIN

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Business magnet Elon Musk is bringing Starlink internet service to Nigeria.

Elon Musk who is the Co-founder of Tesla's motors and SpaceX is seeking necessary licenses to introduce Starlink, which is a new internet service into Nigeria.The SpaceX Starlink market access director for Africa Mr. Ryan Goodnight disclosed this important information in a meeting with Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Executive Vice-chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta last Friday in Abuja.

  1 year ago ago
Business magnet Elon Musk is bringing Starlink internet service to Nigeria.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

5G will Positively Impact Nigeria’s Digital Economy, Says NCC Chairman

According to Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) Chairman, Adeolu Akande, 5G will have positive effects on the Nigeria Digital Economy if it is deployed fully.He emphasized on the benefits of 5G.He said that there would be substantial network improvements which will include higher connection speeds.

  1 year ago ago
5G will Positively Impact Nigeria’s Digital Economy, Says NCC Chairman

TECHNOLOGY

NCC approves e-SIM trial for MTN, 9Mobile

The Nigerian Communications Commission have on Monday confirm giving grants for two network operators in Nigeria in order to do a trial on the possible usage of Subscriber Identification Modules Service in Nigeria. According to a statement released in Abuja by the NCC Public Affairs, Ikechukwu Adinde, the two network services given the grants are MTN Nigeria and 9mobile. Adinde in the statement noted that the duration for the approved trial is one year and it will allowed that service providers to test about

  1 year ago ago
NCC approves e-SIM trial for MTN, 9Mobile

ECONOMY-FINANCE

If You Spend Much On Mobile Data, Read This Good News From FG On Data Prices Reduction

If You Spend Much On Mobile Data, Read This Good News From FG On Data Prices Reduction. Federal Government has directed telecommunication companies to slash the prices of their mobile data and look into the issue of wrong credit deductions from customers. The Nigerian Communication Commission made this known on Thursday through its Executive Vice Chairman, Umar Danbatta, he said the commission has directed network providers to look into the issue of data depletion and wrong credit deduction. He added that the

  1 year ago ago
If You Spend Much On Mobile Data, Read This Good News From FG On Data Prices Reduction

POLITICS

Top News In Nigeria Today, Thursday, 19th November, 2020

Below are the top news in Nigeria today ; 1.Umahi, Wike Trade Tackles over Defection, 2023 Presidential Race The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi and Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State yesterday came out smoking over the defection of the Ebonyi State helmsman from the Peoples Democratic Party to the ruling All Progressives Congress reports This Day newspaper. While Umahi insisted that he left the PDP in the interest of the South-east, Wike contended that the action was in the selfish interest and

  1 year ago ago
Top News In Nigeria Today, Thursday, 19th November, 2020

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

NCC Boss Discloses The Amount Nigerians Spent On Calls And SMS In 2020

The executive vice chairman of Nigeria Communications Commission, Professor Umar Danbatta has disclosed the network data report of 2020 of the telecommunications services. According to the disclosure, Nigerians have made national and international calls in 2020 that lasted for 150,825,830,687.40 minutes. In order to count the total cost of the calls, the commission used the average tariff charged by the companies at the period which is N11.5.

  9 months ago ago
NCC Boss Discloses The Amount Nigerians Spent On Calls And SMS In 2020