Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Garba has called on the agencies of the nation’s security sector to sign what he termed ‘strategic partnership’ with the commission in order to stop the activities of criminals undermining the operations of the telecommunications industry. The NCCAA boss stated this...
Nigeria’s telecommunications sector contributed over N15 trillion to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) since the liberalisation of the sector, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The Executive Vice-Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made the disclosure at an interactive session with newsmen in Lagos on Tuesday. Danbatta said the...
MTN Nigeria has explained why it sacked hundreds of its workers who have served for five years and more. it was earlier reported that the Mobile Telecommunications Company sacked about 280 of its workers across its different operational units in Nigeria. The dismissed workers were mostly employees who had served for...
A newly discovered planet sitting in a solar system just 39 light years away has been dubbed one of the best targets for finding alien life, scientists have said. A team of scientists that discovered the exoplanet were quoted by the USA Today online news as saying that the planet...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has intensified efforts to protect telecom consumers and other stakeholders from undue exploitation and fraud from the operators of the telecommunication companies, through regular sensitisation and consumer education programmes. Addressing consumers and other stakeholders at the Commission’s 83rd Edition of Consumer Outreach Programme (COP) in...
Spanish police have arrested a Russian programmer following US allegations of large-scale hacking. Pyotr Levashov was held in Barcelona on Friday and is remanded in custody. Spanish police said Mr Levashov controlled a botnet called Kelihos, hacking information and installing malicious software in hundreds of thousands of computers. The arrest was part...
The US government has dropped its request for the identity of an anti-Trump Twitter account, just a day after Twitter went to court over the issue. @ALT_USCIS anonymously criticised President Trump’s immigration policy, and claimed to be run by employees at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. US government officials...
Respite is around the corner for terminal operators operating at the nation’s seaports as the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed readiness to review its policy on payment of dues in dollars by concessionaires. Recall that operators have been groaning over payment of lease agreement to the NPA in foreign...
The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has established minimum Quality of Service (QoS) standards to ensure service delivery for the telecommunication industry across the country. According to a statement on Thursday, the QoS standards are to ensure that consumers enjoy consistent high quality telecommunications service. “These QoS standards ensure that consumers continue...
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says porting activities within telecommunications service providers increased by 2,321 in February. NCC’s online report of “Incoming and Outgoing Porting Activities of Mobile Network Operators” for February disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos. It said that by this increase, subscribers porting within the network had reached...

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