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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

The former Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Alhaji Ahmed Joda last night received the 2016 Zik Prize Award.

The event, which recorded an impressively large audience held at the Civic Centre in Lagos.

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, has said as a regulator, NCC is prepared to leverage the "8-Point Agenda to ensure Availability, Accessibility and Affordability of services to every citizen of our dear country, Nigeria".

Danbatta stated this earlier today in his address to the ongoing DIGITAL AFRICA CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION tagged: The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Getting Africa Ready, taking place at the Yar'Adua Centre Abuja.

Students, staff and members of Yaba College of Technology community yesterday enthusiastically received the team from the Nigerian Communications Commission,  NCC, to the campus for the second Lagos Zonal Office edition of CONSUMER CONVERSATION.

Kenneth Uzoekwe, the Zonal Controller, Lagos Operations who represented Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of Nigerian Communications Commission at the event told the audience that the programme is part of the activities designed by NCC to give concrete expression to its declaration of 2017 as YEAR OF THE TELECOM CONSUMER.

At the ongoing BROADBAND SUMMIT holding at the Wheat-Baker Hotel Ikoyi, Lagos, the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, represented by Commission's Director of Technical Standards & Network Integrity, Dr. Fidelis Onah, spoke perceptively to the theme - BROADBAND AS AN ENABLER FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH.

Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje was full of praises for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), led by the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta for considering DBI Kano as an Innovation Enterprise Institute. He spoke recently at the maiden matriculation ceremony of the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), National Innovation Diploma programme in Kano.