Tag: ncc

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 29, 2018

The Late 5: Boko Haram overrun military base in Borno, kills 3 soldiers; Nigeria now has 165m active telephone lines – NCC | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday arrived in N’Djamena, Chad for consultations with ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

The Big 5: U.S.’ claims to Abacha loot, NCC’s new idea and, other stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. The NCC is set to give directives to telecommunications ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

Nigerians to get 14-day grace after data expires – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is set to issue a directive to network operators to give a 14-day window to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 22, 2017

Nigeria ranks 3rd in global cyber crimes behind U.K. and U.S. – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Tuesday, said Nigeria currently ranks third globally in cyber related crimes behind the United Kingdom ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 26, 2017

Active lines in June decreased by 2.2 million – NCC

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) says the number of active lines has decreased from about 144.9 million in May to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 10, 2017

Etisalat quits Nigeria, gives 3 weeks to phase out

Etisalat has reportedly terminated its management agreement with Etisalat Nigeria, giving three weeks to phase out the brand in the country. ...

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AzeezJuly 8, 2017

We are not part of Etisalat board – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that it was not among the members of the new board of Etisalat. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 4, 2017

Etisalat Nigeria resolves $1.2bn indebtedness with banks

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Etisalat Nigeria and its creditors have successfully reached a resolution to the $1.2 billion ...

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AzeezJune 22, 2017

We have paid 42% of our debt – Etisalat

Etisalat Nigeria has said it is not being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a statement signed ...

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AzeezJune 21, 2017

Etisalat takeover: NCC assures subscribers of network’s integrity

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has assured Etisalat subscribers that the network’s integrity would not compromised. The assurance is coming after a ...

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AzeezMarch 31, 2017

NCC fine: MTN pays N30bn to FG

by Azeez Adeniyi Telecoms firm, MTN has remitted N30 billion to the federal government in part settlement of a N330 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 11, 2017

N541bn debt: NCC, CBN halt Etisalat take over

by Dolapo Adelana The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and telecom regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have halted the planned take ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 8, 2017

BREAKING: 3 Nigerian banks set to take over Etisalat over N541.8bn loan

by Dolapo Adelana Three Nigerian banks are set to take over telecommunications firm, Etisalat over its failure to pay a ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 7, 2017

NCC declares state of emergency on poor service delivery from telecoms companies

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Monday declared a state of emergency on the quality of service ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 20, 2017

Telcos may block WhatsApp, Skype calls to generate revenue

by Dolapo Adelana In a bid to raise revenue, telecommunications companies in the country may block calls made on Instant ...

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AzeezFebruary 16, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Usain Bolt to retire in August | Arik Air to be managed by foreign airlines – AMCON | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist NCC bans registration of SIM cards in open places – YNaija FG ...

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AzeezFebruary 16, 2017

NCC bans registration of SIM cards in open places

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has banned the registration SIM cards in open and “uncontrolled environment”. Head ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 13, 2017

Rotimi Fawole: Regulating competition the Nigerian way

by Rotimi Fawole Last week, history was made in Nigeria as Competition Law principles were rewritten in the telecommunications sector. ...

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AzeezDecember 20, 2016

Proposed data tariff hike will protect subscribers – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission has said the proposed data hike was aimed at preventing monopoly and protecting the interest of ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 19, 2016

Victor Asemota: Terra Incognita -who moved our dots?

Terra Incognita — Latin for “Unknown Land” “HIC SVNT DRACONES” — “Here Be Dragons” Mark Shuttleworth is an African and he ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2016

The Thread: Dear NCC, communication is essential

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) last week threw a curve ball at Nigerians, when they decided to raise the floor for ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 5, 2016

Opinion: NCC – Towards faster service and healthier competition

by Anthony Jegede The hubbub over the reinstatement of floor price on data tariff by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 4, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Build, operate and transfer Nigeria

by Simon Kolawole Dearly beloved Nigerians, I have a number of proposals today that may interest you. Or upset you. ...

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Joachim MacEbongDecember 2, 2016

Dear NCC, we apologise. It is you AND the telcos that are mad

The first clue was when the NCC statement said that the initial directive was taken after due consultation with all ...

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AzeezNovember 30, 2016

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. NCC suspends increase in data tariff The Nigerian Communications Commission ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

Opinion: Understanding the data tariff hike

by Abikoye Olufemi The price hike is only for data service, that means call plans and other services would still remain ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 30, 2016

The Thread: We spoke and the NCC backed down

After yesterday’s announcement by Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) to have telcos raise the price of data, Nigerians raised so much ...

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ToluNovember 30, 2016

You will not forget how you fall… | Vector has a message for the FG

Following the announcement of a proposed hike in data prices as revealed yesterday by the National Communication Commission (NCC), a ...

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AzeezNovember 30, 2016

BREAKING: NCC suspends increase in data tariff

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suspended the planned increase of data tariff following public outcry against the decision. The ...

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AzeezNovember 30, 2016

FG didn’t order NCC to increase data tariff – minister

The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu has said the Federal Government did not give the National Communication Commission (NCC) an ...

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