The following are the Public Notices issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission. By the publication of these notices in print, broadcast or online, the Commission seeks to inform the public of developments and upcoming actions relating to its activites and the Nigerian telecommunications industry.
The attention of the Nigerian Communications Commission has been drawn to the fact that GSM Boosters are being illegally used by individuals in Nigeria. Individuals desirous of using GSM Boosters should note that they can only do so in conjunction with licensed network operators.
For general information, GSM Boosters are devices that transmit and receive telecommunications signals and can therefore, interfere with other radio frequency equipment.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) published a bid solicitation advertisement in the Leadership and the Nation Newspapers of Monday, March 9, 2020 and the Federal Tenders Journal of Monday, March 9 to Sunday, March 22, 2020 edition, to invite submissions of Expression of Interest (EOI) for the Tier III Data Centre for Local Hosting of NCC Website and Online Applications.
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In pursuance of the Consumer Protection, Information and Education mandate of the Commission, the Consumer Affairs Bureau (CAB) seeks to establish a robust database of Consumer Advocacy Groups. The database will serve to inform and educate telecom consumers on their rights and responsibilities as well as create awareness for the Commissions activities and industry trends.
As part of the processes leading up to the enactment of the Federal legislation on Data Protection, stakeholders and other interested persons are hereby invited to review and forward their submissions on the Draft Data Protection Bill 2020, not later than Thursday 10 September, 2020.
Kindly direct all enquiries and written comments via post/hand delivery or via email to the Legal and Regulatory Reform Working Group Secretariat;
The Secretariat - Legal & Regulatory Reform Working Group,
National Identity Management Commission (NIMC),
First Floor (Room 125),
11 Sokode Cescent off Dalaba Street,
Wuse Zone 5, Abuja, Nigeria.
Copies of submissions should also be sent to;
The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO
Nigerian Communications Commission,
Plot 423, Aguiyi Ironsi Street,
Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.
ATTN: Director - Legal & Regulatory Services
The Nigerian Communications Commission has noted the inconsistency between the date [17th July, 2020] and the day [Monday], being deadline for submission of the Virtual Hackathon proposals, as stated on the Commission’s website.
Arising from this, the deadline for submission is hereby extended to 5pm on Monday, 20th July, 2020.