Friday September 24, 2021

Public Notices

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 fake employment letters in circulation purportedly signed by the Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission.

The Commission hereby warns the general public to be wary of such employment letters from fraudsters and scammers.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (the Commission) is mandated by Section 4(q) of the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 (the NCA), to prepare and implement programmes and plans that promote and ensure the development of the communications industry and the provision of communications services in Nigeria.

Further to this mandate, the Commission considered that the deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) Technology will be beneficial for socio-economic development of Nigeria. The technology is an advancement of existing mobile technologies (2G – 4G) with enhanced capabilities providing new and enhanced mobile communications services.

The West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA) founded in 2002 is a consultative and collaborative body of Telecommunications Regulators in the West African sub region to aid and advance development of telecommunications in the sub region and ultimately in Africa.

WATRA seeks an Executive Officer to be based in Abuja, Nigeria responsible for the day-to-day operation of the WATRA Secretariat. The selected Executive Officer will report to the Executive Committee and the Conference of Regulators (CoR). The appointment will be for an initial term of Three (3) years with possibility of one further term of three (3) years in the same conditions. Salary attached to this position is competitive.

For further information, please download; pdf Vacancy Notice: WATRA Executive Secretary (360 KB) .

The National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) has been developed in line with the Presidential directives given to the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, on assumption of office.

Nigerians are a highly innovative people and a thriving digital economy will create employment opportunities for Nigeria's teeming population and lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty.


The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suspended the Spectrum Trading Guidelines 2018 for the Nigerian telecommunications industry.

The Board of Commissioners of the Commission rose from its meeting recently with this position and is informing all licensed telecommunications operators, prospective investors, industry stakeholders and the general public in that regard.