The Federal Republic of Nigeria

Public Notices

The following are the Public Notices issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission. By the publication of these notices in print, broadcast or online, the Commission seeks to inform the public of developments and upcoming actions relating to its activites and the Nigerian telecommunications industry.


The West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA) seeks a highly reputable firm that will provide professional external audit service for three (3) years. The selected firm will be responsible for the auditing of WATRA accounts. WATRA therefore invites all firms capable of providing this service to submit their technical and financial proposal in accordance with this Request for Proposal (RFP).

The West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA) founded in 2002 is a consultative and collaborative body of Telecommunications Regulators in the West African sub region to aid and advance development of telecommunications in the sub region and ultimately in Africa. WATRA will collaborate and cooperate with other regional and international organizations towards the attainment of its mission to ensure the rapid development of telecommunications in the sub region.

The Nigerian Communications Commissions is the Independent National Regulatory Authority for the telecommunications Industry in Nigeria. The Commission is responsible for creating an enabling environment for competition among operators in the Industry as well as ensuring the provision of qualitative and efficient telecommunications services throughout the Country.

In line with its mandate, the Commission hereby introduces Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) License that will generate employment and bridge the gap between the unserved and the Underserved in Society. It will also further engender competition and provide choices for telecommunication consumers.

The Nigerian Communications Commission is the Independent National Regulatory Authority for the telecommunications Industry in Nigeria. The Commission is responsible for creating an enabling environment for competition among operators in the Industry as well as ensuring the provision of qualitative and efficient telecommunications services throughout the Country.

Pursuant to the NCA 2003, Licensing Regulation 2019, and other subsidiary Regulations, the Commission has created an enabling environment where various players provide diverse services based on licenses issued by the Commission.

​The Commission will be holding a Virtual Public Inquiry on the following Subsidiary Legislations/Instruments:

1. Draft Type Approval Regulations

2. Draft Consumer Code of Practice Regulations

3. Draft Guidelines on Short Code Operations in Nigeria

4. Draft Guidelines on Deployment of Infrastructure in the Communications Sector

5. Draft Guidelines on Advertisement and Promotion