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Picketing: NCC mobilises NSCDC to protect MTN equipment

Picketing: NCC mobilises NSCDC to protect MTN equipment

Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Nigerian Communications Commission says it has mobilised the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to protect the equipment and installations of leading digital mobile operator, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited. This followed the picketing of the MTN head office in Lagos and other offices in different parts of the country on Monday […] …

NCC withdraws 36 million redundant lines

NCC withdraws 36 million redundant lines

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said yesterday that about 36 million redundant lines of subscribers have been withdrawn in the past few months so as to give room for effective management of telecom facilities. Its Executive Vice Chairman Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta said the lines had to be withdrawn because “we do not have timeRead More
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He died when he encountered angry killers, NCC says of employee’s death in Jos

He died when he encountered angry killers, NCC says of employee’s death in Jos

The Nigerian Communications Commission has said that one of its employees,  Zayyanu Shallah, died in the Jos crisis on Sunday. NCC shared the sad news on their verified Facebook page on Tuesday. The statement from the communications body revealed that Shallah, until his death, was a Manager in the Department Of Universal Service and Provision Fund. […] …

NCC stops MTN from acquiring Visafone

NCC stops MTN from acquiring Visafone

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday halted moves by South African mobile giant MTN to acquire the only surviving Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) operator, Visafone. It said the acquisition cannot be done without a public inquiry to enable stakeholders determine the future of Visafone in the overall interest of the industry. The regulator’s stanceRead More
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NCC okays N50m for R&D in varsities

NCC okays N50m for R&D in varsities

Telecoms industry regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said as a demonstration of its desire to encourage the development of innovation, it has given N50 million to members of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAE) and various universities to promote Research and Development (R&D). Its Executive Vice-Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who spoke in Lagos atRead More
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