Tuesday August 09, 2022

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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

Telecom consumers, Service Providers, other stakeholders, this evening at the Sheraton Hotel Lagos venue of the 87th Telecom Consumer Parliament, reasoned with the Nigerian Communications Commission by upping concretely the deliverables in the fight against cybercrimes.

The 87th edition of NCC's flagship consumer engagement and interactive programme, which focused on the role of telecoms service providers in addressing the challenges of cybercrimes, resolved that the NCC and Service Providers in the telecom sector should continue to sensitize telecom subscribers about cybercrime and other sectoral issues in pidgin and other local languages; and Service Providers should educate subscribers about cybercrimes during SIM Registration process as well as through End-of-Call-Notifications.

A medley of emotional outbursts signpost today's valedictory session for the retiring staff by the senior management staff of the Nigerian Communications Commission.
Sunday Dare, Executive Commissioner Stakeholders Management (ECSM) in his opening remarks informed the retiring staff that: "The Commission will look forward to you for assistance, consultations and advice from time to time because each of you have left impressive marks in your various departments".

Telecom consumers and other stakeholders in Lafia, the capital of Nasarawa State, this afternoon, defied the scorching sun to receive the team from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) who arrived the city for the latest edition of Telecom Consumer Conversation.

Despite the declaration of the 2017 as Year of the Telecom Consumer by the NCC, the regulatory authority for telecommunications services in Nigeria continue to demonstrate that the telecom consumer is the lifeblood of the telecom sector and by that fact reiterating the centrality of the consumer in the telecom ecology.

The Management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Thursday 28th March, 2019, began the send forth process for 12 amazing and wonderful management staff who will exit the Commission effective from April 1, 2019 when they will commence their terminal leave.

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of NCC noted at the special valedictory executive management session held this afternoon to herald another senior management meeting coming up tomorrow that the staff “will be leaving a vacuum difficult to fill”.

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC - the regulatory authority for telecommunication services in Nigeria, on 27th March 2019, hosted stakeholders in the industry at a special conversation - Meet the Regulatory.
Meet the Regulator is one of several initiatives of the Commission which has now been institutionalized and held periodically as a forum of the regulator and segments of the service providers to discuss and clarify issues relating to regulations and compliance in order to enhance regulatory excellence and operational efficiency in the Telecom industry.