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VIDEO: NCC to embark on awareness creation on safe use of the internet for children.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that the Commission is coming up with an awareness project which is aimed at sensitising the Nigerian child on the safe use of the Internet.

Danbatta affirmed in an opening remark at a joint workshop on child online protection which started on Tuesday October 15, 2019.

...Targets 30,000 km of fibre more with InfraCo initiative

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) today (15/10/2019) visited the headquarters of Galaxy Backbone Limited in Abuja to strengthen inter-agency synergy and collaboration towards deepening connectivity for businesses and public institutions in the country.

Led by its Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Prof. Garba Danbatta, the NCC team, compromising senior management staff of the Commission, also embarked on a tour of a Tier III National Data Centre built by Galaxy Backbone in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

- ALTON seeks Minister’s interventions, commends NCC

- We’re already dealing with the challenges – Minister

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, today (14/10/2019) led a delegation of the Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) to the Honourable Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Pantami, to discuss critical industry issues affecting telecommunications operations in the country.

- Nigeria synergises with global tech community.

A high-powered delegation from the Nigeria’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector led by the Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, is participating at the ongoing Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX), holding at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) in the United Arabs Emirate.

VIDEO: NCC's activities engendering security for economic development - Danbatta. 

...Says NCC keen on improving national security

...Commends online publishers over support. 

The effective regulation of the nation's telecommunications industry has made the sector a major contributor to the nation's economic growth and development.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, affirmed at the third annual conference of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) held in Lagos on Friday, October 4, 2019.