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Nigeria and 12 other African countries have been elected into the membership of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Council and, Radio Regulations Board.

At the 20th Plenipotentiary Conference of the Council, held at the weekend in Dubai, UAE, ITU Secretary General, Houlin Zhao, was also re-elected for another term of four years. 

The e-Nigeria Conference, Exhibition and Award, an Annual International Technology show hosted by National Information Technology Development Agency ( NITDA), has as one of its objective to discover new socio-economic development opportunities provided by increasing advancement in technologies and innovation.

The e-Nigeria 2018 theme “ Promoting a Digital Economy in an Era of Disruptive Technologies Through Effective Regulations” is a response to the complex mix of digital opportunities, challenges and burden, driven by the increasing influence of emerging technologies on commerce and society. The major goal of e-Nigeria 2018 is to accelerate the development and access to digital products and services for Nigerian citizens, ultimately creating Africa’s largest single digital market by 2020.

The Nigerian Communications Commission held a Stakeholders Forum on the Establishment of Internet Industry Code of Practice in Abuja on 2nd November 2018.
The Forum, which held at the headquarters of the Commission, was to deliberate with relevant stakeholders on the Code of Practice draft in order to clearly define the rights and obligations of Internet Access Service Providers and, put in place measures that will safeguard and protect
minors, vulnerable audiences and consumers as a whole.

The Nigerian Communications Commission is organising a “Stakeholders Forum on the Establishment of Internet Industry Code of Practice”, scheduled as follows:

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM
Venue: Conference Room, NCC Head Office, Plot 423 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Abuja

The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria ( APCON) paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission Head Office, on 30th October, 2018 where they delivered a presentation on its proposed summit theme “ Branding Approach: “ A Tool for Enhancing Public Sector Objectives”. 

The APCON Team comprised of Ahmed Yalwa, Head Zonal Operations, North Central APCON and Chidi Onwumere, A Consultant to APCON. Chidi Onwumere, stated that “ their mission is to turn around the image of the public sector in Nigeria utilising branding strategies.