Sunday October 17, 2021

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Gallery: Understanding the Law: Cybercrime Act 2015

…Restates 97% readiness level.

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC’s) plan for Fifth Generation (5G) technology deployment in the country continues to gather momentum with the Commission confirming that its readiness to begin full implementation is at 97 per cent.

The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, re-affirmed the status of the Commission’s 5G technology deployment at the annual African Tech Alliance Forum (AfriTech 2021) held in Lagos on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 with the overarching theme: “Embracing Changes and Digital Transformation in the New Normal.”

Gallery: Cybersecurity Awareness: Understanding the Cybercrime Law 2015

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will host the third edition of the Telecom Consumer Town Hall on Radio (TCTHR) tomorrow (15th October 2021) at 7.30 a.m. The programme will be aired on the Human Rights Radio, 101.1 FM, broadcasting from Abuja.

The focus of the discussion is, THE BENEFITS OF NIN-SIM INTEGRATION.

Please tune in to listen and participate in the discussion. To watch the live stream version, please connect to or

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has declared that three of the Commission’s regulatory instruments are set to offer enabling provisions that will help the country in tackling security and insurgency; as well as to enhance spectrum availability to facilitate the deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) technology.

The three instruments, which were subjected to a public inquiry on Tuesday physically and virtually, include the Spectrum Trading Guidelines (STG), Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations, and the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Replacement Guidelines.