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The Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta said the notion of cyber security and protection of privacy rights under the cyber law is a journey and not a destination, and therefore called on all stakeholders to make Nigeria to move faster and steadily in the journey.

Danbatta stated this while contributing as a panelist at the ongoing Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Annual General Conference (AGC) in Lagos, in a paper titled: THE BUSINESS OF CYBER LAW, INTERNET POLICY AND PRIVACY RIGHTS.

While Prof. Umar Danbatta, the CEO of NCC, was meeting with Muhammed Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), yesterday, to develop a collaborative partnership for improving provision of telecom services in the FCT, the leadership of the Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) visited NCC Head Office to convey Danbatta's nomination as the next recipient of the Sir Ahmadu Bello Platinum Leadership Award.

Abubakar Mohammed, Vice President of NYCN who led the delegation of representatives of NYCN from the 19 Northern States and the FCT to inform Danbatta of his nomination said the Council shares the vision of ONE PEOPLE, ONE COMMON DESTINY devoid of ethnicity, religious intolerance and sectionalism.

Professor Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Nigerian Communications Commission, yesterday paid a scheduled visit to the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammed Bello to seek strategic collaboration and partnership and to reiterate measures to be taken to bolster quality of telecom service in the FCT.

Danbatta who started his speech by thanking the Honourable Minister for time and reception accorded his team, quickly proceeded to capture the challenges to the provision of robust and qualitative telecom services in the FCT bemoaning the inadequacy of telecom infrastructure in the Territory.

Professor Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Nigerian Communications Commission, yesterday paid a scheduled visit to the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammed Bello to seek strategic collaboration and partnership and to reiterate measures to be taken to bolster quality of telecom service in the FCT.

The Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta, this morning at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan said the Nigerian Communications Commission is exceedingly happy with responses from tennis enthusiasts and all Nigerians to the NCC Tennis League.

Speaking through Mrs. Iyabode Solanke, NCC's Director of Research and Development, who led Commission's delegation to Ibadan on his behalf, Danbatta said the objective of the tennis tournament is to capture the beauty in the energy of the Nigerian youth for values more edifying to the nation such as sports.

In keeping with the provisions of the Nigerian Communications Act (NCA) 2003 and NCC's distinctive tradition of robust stakeholder engagement on all issues, the Nigerian Communications Commission this morning held a consultative forum on Guidelines for the Use of Short Range Devices (SRDs) in line with international best practices.

At the event which took place in Lagos, Bako Wakil, an engineer and Deputy Director Technical Standards and Network Integrity at NCC, said what was presented to a wide spectrum of stakeholders today had earlier been presented to internal stakeholders at the Commission and their observations have been accommodated in the existing document. He then requested all participants to make input to the draft guidelines in order to enrich the quality of the final document.

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