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After a closer analysis of the huge potentials of the Nigerian telecom market, international telecom investor-operator, Orange Group, has vowed to play a big part in Africa’s biggest service space, in diversified areas including mobile, data, fixed and financial technology support services.

Six-member team of Orange Middle East and Africa, led by Mrs. Victoria Adefala, who delivered this message to the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, during a business visit to his office in Abuja at the weekend, said the group is fully determined to do all it takes to get a slice of the Nigerian market.

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has extolled the virtues of late Sheikh Abubakar Umar Maigona, an Islamic scholar and member of Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, who died in Makkah, Saudi Arabia during the 2022 Hajj pilgrimage.
 
Pantami who stated that his late friend, who has turned to become a brother, is a polymath who lived an exemplary life. The Minister who spoke in his office in Abuja during a condolence visit by the Executive Management of the Nigerian Communications Commission, led by its Chief Executive, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, said they grew up together with fond memories about their backgrounds.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) hosts special Expo tagged Nigerian “Telecommunications Indigenous Content Expo (NTICE 2022)” with the theme “Stimulating the Development of Indigenous Content through Innovation and Commercialization”.

The Expo is open to participants from indigenous telecom operators, manufacturers, regulators, government agencies, policy makers, innovators, influencers, industry leaders, startups, academia and global experts to showcase their products and services, innovative solutions and new technologies.

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has been elected to the Governing Council of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAE), a step which signposts his outstanding role in the development of engineering profession in the country.

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, today (14th July 2022) in Lagos, assured the nation that Nigeria’s telecom regulatory framework has been designed to address the challenges that may arrive with the advancement of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the country.

Pantami, who spoke at the twin event - Stakeholders Consultative Forum on Regulatory Roadmap for IoT Ecosystem in Nigeria, hosted by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); and presentation of two books authored by the Minister, declared that Nigeria has already exhibited its preparedness to harness the potentials of this new service, as demonstrated in the reduction in incidences of cybercrimes in Nigeria over the past two years.