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.
General Terms of Reference
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.
The Nigerian Communications Commission, the Regulator of the Telecommunications Industry in Nigeria, supports amongst other things, the development of Innovative services and Life changing Solutions leveraging on Information Communications Technologies (ICTs) to promote Indigenous Content Development, economic growth and social advancement in Nigeria.
Pursuant to this objective, the Commission invites entries from Tech Hubs, Startups and Innovation Digital SMEs with promising and adaptable Digital Solutions that will aid in containing the impacts of pandemic and epidemic-prone diseases in Nigeria to a virtual Hackathon.
The Nigerian Communications Commission, the Regulator of the telecommunications industry in Nigeria, supports amongst other things, telecommunications-based innovations and research from tertiary institutions in the country that are practical, locally realizable and have clear potential of developing the telecommunications industry.
Pursuant to this objective the Commission invites proposals from academics in tertiary institutions that have feasible research ideas, capable of replacing or enhancing foreign technologies in the telecommunications in Nigeria. It is envisaged that the initiative will help build capacity in the tertiary institutions and promote Nigeria’s contribution to the pool of technologies in use in the communications industry.