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- Wants More Lawyers to Specialise in Telecoms Laws.

To sustain the contribution of telecommunications and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to Nigeria’s economic growth, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced a national sensitization programme for lawyers on telecommunication regulations.

- "She's innovative; certainly served the Commission creditably" - Danbatta.

Encomiums gathered and rained endlessly in torrents on the former Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau (CAB) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mrs. Felicia Ngozi Onwuegbuchulam, as she honourably bowed out of the Commission’s employment and service at the mandatory retirement age of 60 years.

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has said that the Television White Space (TVWS) framework being developed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), under the ministry’s supervision, will enhance the delivery of the digital economy agenda of the Federal Government.

The Minister stated this during the Industry Stakeholder Forum on the Guidelines on the use of TVWS in Nigeria, organised by the Commission at its Head Office in Abuja on Tuesday (17/03/2020).

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has urged the Swedish Government to support Nigeria’s quest to deploy more robust broadband infrastructure in the country, for economic growth and prosperity.

Speaking in Abuja at a dinner hosted by the Swedish Ambassador to Nigeria, Carl-Michael Grans, Dr. Pantami, who was represented by the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, said Nigeria has embarked on a digital transformation journey and efforts are ongoing to ensure evacuation of the massive data capacity at landing points to hinterland.

The 26-man Committee inaugurated by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on how relevant public and private organisations can collaborate to combat electronic frauds perpetrated through telecommunications platforms, have met for the second time after its inauguration.

The Committee’s meeting which held at the Communications and Digital Economy Complex, Mbora District, Abuja on Thursday (12/03/2020), was sequel to the first meeting held on January 30, this year. The recent meeting was attended by representatives of all the 26 member organisations that formed the Committee.