Issue #24   •   Quarter 1 Edition   •   April 2018

 
  • NCC Wins Best Website Award For 2017

    NCC Wins Best Website Award For 2017

    The NCC has clinched the “Best Website Award” in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) category of the Web Jurist Award 2017. The Head, Information Technology, NCC, Mr. Abraham Oshadami, disclosed this at the presentation of the awards won by Read More
  • Internet Users in Nigeria Hit 98.3 Million

    Internet Users in Nigeria Hit 98.3 Million

    The internet users increased marginally to 98.3million in November, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said. The NCC made this disclosure in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for December 2017 on its website on Thursday in Abuja. According to the Read More
  • INEC, NCC Seal Deal on Electronic Transmission of Results

    INEC, NCC Seal Deal on Electronic Transmission of Results

    In a deal certain to play a major role in the outcome of future elections in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday reached an agreement with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on the electronic transmission of results Read More
  • Zinox Group Acquires E-Commerce Giant, Konga

    Zinox Group Acquires E-Commerce Giant, Konga

    After months of strategic negotiations with foreign investors, Naspars and AB Kinnevik, the Nigeria’s ICT solutions conglomerate and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Zinox group is now the majority shareholder in e-commerce giant, Konga. The development, according to Zinox group, signifies Read More
  • West Africa's Leading Data Centre Largely Sustained By Nigeria's National Grid

    West Africa's Leading Data Centre Largely Sustained By Nigeria's National Grid

    MainOne, a provider of telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, has said that its Data Centres, which are achieving almost 100 per cent uptime availability, receive over 90 per cent of their power directly from the Read More
  • Nigeria, USA Partner To Surpass 30% National Broadband Target

    Nigeria telecommunications operating companies and the United States through the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) are partnering on how cost effective technologies could be deploying to accelerate and surpass the 30 percent target set for 2018 in the Read More
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Features

  • Danbatta, Others Celebrate Chairman of NCC

    Danbatta, Others Celebrate Chairman of NCC President Muhammadu Buhari recently  joined members of the public, members of the All Progressives Congress and the National Assembly to congratulate Sen. Olabiyi Durojaiye, the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners  of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, on his 85th birthday. President Buhari, in a statement issued in Abuja felicitated Read More
  • NIPR Presidential Award - Mr. Tony Ojobo

    NIPR Presidential Award - Mr. Tony Ojobo Mr. Tony Ojobo, shares his thoughts on his receiving the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Presidential Award. Reflection on the award I want to thank God first of all, and for me it’s humbling when you're recognised by your professional group. I am glad that some of the things Read More
  • New Telecom Termination Tariff Took Effect March 1 - NCC

    New Telecom Termination Tariff Took Effect March 1 - NCC Following the initial stakeholders' meeting in February 2017 for the determination of termination rates for telecom companies, the NCC says a new study to determine the mobile voice termination rate which has kicked off will come up with a new rate that will take effect from March 1, 2018. This Read More
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Editorials

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Healthwatch

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Events

  • Quarter 1 2018 Events

    Quarter 1 2018 Events NCC Holds 82nd Edition of Telecom Consumer Parliament - Focuses on Benefits of Value-Added Services The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, held Read More
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Fun Arena

  • Jokes

    Jokes The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it. “I would like vitamins for my son,” a Read More
  • Telecom Facts: By The Numbers

    Telecom Facts: By The Numbers 9.5% Telecoms contribution to GDP is placed at 9.5 per cent in Q2, 2017 18,711 The total number of consumer Read More
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