Monday October 03, 2022

News & Headlines

Check here for the latest news and headlines of what's going on in the Nigerian telecommunications industry and the activities of the Nigerian Communications Commission

The Kano Zonal Office of the Nigerian Communications Commission is hosting the periodic rotational meeting of Zonal Operations Department of the Commission.
The meeting which started this morning is chaired by Sumday Dare, Commission's Executive Commissioner Stakeholder Management whose Office superintends Zonal Operations Directorate.

Some top Management staff of NCC are attending the Social Media Week ongoing at the Sheraton TIMES square in New York.

Iyabode Solanke, Director Projects; Josephine Amuwa, Director Corporate Planning, Strategy and Risk Management; and Mariam Bayi, Director Human Capital and Administration are among the delegates attending the week long event featuring Artificial Intelligence, Digital conversation, Analyzing conversation across text message, images and video. Discourses also held on tracking global conversation, the stories being told, the events taking place in different parts of the world simultaneously.

 The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said that the NCC is committed to partnering with all shades of stakeholders to promote local content input into the economy and to reduce unemployment in the country. Danbatta spoke through Felicia Onwuegbuchulam, Director Consumer Affairs Bureau (CAB) of the Commission at a reception for some top Management staff of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), who came on a courtesy visit to the Commission this afternoon.

In keeping with its mandate to receive students and institutions on educational visit, study tours and benchmarking, the NCC's Department of Corporate Planning, Strategy and Risk Management (CPSRM) recently hosted 63 cadets and 9 officials of the Nigerian Defence Academy's Department of Computer Science and Electrical and Electronics Engineering who came on a study tour of the Commission.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has stated that the Commission's School Support Programmes such as the Digital Awareness Programme (DAP) and the Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI), through which computers are supplied to secondary schools and tertiary institutions, were created by NCC to support the acquisition and advancement of digital knowledge of students, their teachers and other members of their communities.