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April 18, 2021
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The Director-General, Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Mr John Asein, has charged the organisation`s 15 newly appointed “Copyright Ambassadors“ to propagate creativity and innovation. The copyright ambassadors, who were selected from different universities and other tertiary institutions in the country, emerged finalists in a national essay competition organised by the Continue Reading
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The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Pantami have assured that the challenge encountered by MTN users through the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) channel will be resolved soon. MTN subscribers had earlier on Friday taken to social media to lament as commercial banks disconnected them from banking channels including the USSD and banking […]Continue Reading
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The UK Government is committed to supporting Nigeria in its inclusive digital economic agenda to promote the growth of the Nigeria tech ecosystem and close the digital divide in Nigeria. On Thursday, 11th March 2021, the UK’s Digital Access Programme facilitated in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and the Nigerian […]Continue Reading
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…Mr President commends the achievement recorded so far The Ministerial Task Force on the NIN-SIM registration held its 4th Review Meeting on Friday, February 26, 2021.  The meeting was Chaired by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, FNCS, FBCS, FIIM. Key stakeholders joined the Honourable Minister at the […]Continue Reading
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Telephone subscribers in Nigeria are now 208 million, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed. NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman, Prof Umar Danbatta, stated this in Abuja. He said the nation’s broadband penetration also peaked at 45. 07 percent as at November 2020. He spoke during a load down of new developments in the telecommunications industry […]Continue Reading
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Nigerians have asked the federal government to suspend the National Identification Number (NIN) enrollment temporarily considering the large crowds seeking registration in centres across Nigeria and the risk of COVID-19. The Nation had reported how many Nigerians have continued to besiege various NIMC offices across the nation to register for their NINs. The Nigerian Continue Reading
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The Federal Government has released a policy for telecommunication service subscribers to replace lost, stolen, misplaced, or damaged SIM cards using their National Identification Numbers (NINs). This policy according to National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is part of the Federal Government’s efforts to reduce the Continue Reading
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The House of Representatives has asked the National Communications Commission (NCC) to extend the 31st December deadline issued to sim card owners to submit their National Identification Numbers (NIN) to their network providers to prevent blocking. The motion was moved on Wednesday during plenary by the House Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu. According to the lawmaker, […]Continue Reading