Thursday January 20, 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

Representatives of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, this evening joined accomplished private entrepreneurs and other public sector agencies in Nigeria to showcase the nation's investment potential at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.

The occasion was a business dinner organised by the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission and the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, in partnership US Embassy in Nigeria and the US Department of Commerce and hosted on the sidelines of the Nigeria-USA Bi-National Commission programmes which commenced earlier this morning.

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, yesterday gave another concrete expression to its most renowned tradition of Stakeholder Collaboration, Consultation and Engagement as it partnered with the Senate Committee on Communications to organise the annual retreat for the legislature.

The Retreat with the theme: IMPROVING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE NATION THROUGH QUALITATIVE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES, recorded a good participation by members of the upper house of Nigeria's bicameral legislature.

The Minister of Communications, Honourable Adebayo Shittu, yesterday said the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has impeccably deployed social media networks for public communication and urged all stakeholders to emulate the Commission to expand the frontiers of public sector communication, good governance and national development.

Shittu's voice was amplified by Abdulaziz Mashi, the Permanent Secretary of Federal Ministry of Communications and all stakeholders who met at a 2-Day Seminar on SOCIAL MEDIA FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE SEMINAR: LEVERAGING ICT FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, held at Treasure Suites and Conference Centre in Abuja.

The Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF) secretariat, a department of NCC created under the Nigerian Communications Act (NCA) 2003 to support the provision of ICT services in unserved and underserved areas of Nigeria, commenced in the North East Zonal stakeholder engagement workshop in Yola

The Nigerian Advancement Awards, an organisation that prides in identifying with achievers to celebrate their successes, yesterday honoured the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta, with the “Integrity in Public Service” Award.

The award was conferred during the 5th Edition of the annual Nigerian Advancement Awards ceremonies which took place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja under the theme: Strengthening our Democratic Framework - The Roles  of the Government, Institutions and Citizens.