Monday December 05, 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

All is now set for the maiden edition of Nigerian Telecom Leadership Summit (NTLS 2019) which will hold at the Grand Ball Room of Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

The Summit’s theme: “Repositioning the Nigerian Telecom Industry for Future Challenges and Prospects”, according to the initiator – the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) – is in line with the Commission’s commitment to improving the investment climate of the Nigerian Telecom industry.

- As EVC assures stakeholders of the Commission’s determination to continue to enhance national security objectives, consumer protection, and zero tolerance for registration related infractions.

To provide further assurance on the integrity of its Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) registration database, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will shortly begin the second phase of its ongoing audit of SIM registration data and registration processes across all Mobile Network Operator (MNO) platforms.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigeria's national regulatory authority for telecommunications stated this afternoon in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, that it will soon make public an Internet code as a necessary intervention to secure the country’s cyber space against imminent threats from cyber attackers and addressing issues such as online protection, privacy and data protection.

Ismail Adedigba, Head Information and Reference at NCC's Consumer Affairs Bureau (CAB), affirmed this at the 105th edition of Consumer Outreach Programme which took place at the International Conference Centre, Abakaliki.

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, this morning in Lagos chaired the 2019 Roundtable on Corporate Governance organised by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria.

The Executive Vice Chairman stated that corporate governance "is a collection of mechanisms, relations and processes that together drive organizations". He stressed that every organization needs a good corporate governance culture as if the institutional structure is weak then there is no way such an organisation can be strong.

The NCC Director of Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement, Efosa Idehen has repeated an earlier statement of the Commission that it would employ the provisions of the Constitution to prosecute anyone caught violating the guidelines on SIM registration because such infractions undermine national security and interests.

Idehen stated this today in Kano through Salisu Abdu, NCC Head of Enforcement, who spoke in his stead at the regional sensitization workshop on the dangers of dealing on fraudulently activated SIM cards.