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The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta, last night received the CEO OF THE YEAR 2016 Award at the maiden edition of TELL Awards for Excellence. The Award was presented at an impressive dinner organised by TELL Magazine in honour of the recipients at the Civic Centre, Lagos.

Danbatta who dedicated the Award to the staff of the Nigerian Communications Commission said the Award will spur him and the staff of the Commission to work even more towards the fulfilment of the Commission's mandate of ensuring the delivery of world-class telecommunications services to the people of Nigeria.

Tony Ojobo, Director Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said the significance of data availability through robust broadband is a key resource to the building of a digital economy.

Ojobo declared in a keynote address he delivered extemporaneously at a critical segment of the just concluded DIGITAL PayEXPO in Lagos tagged DATA FIESTA.

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, has called on all Nigerians "to take advantage of the social media platforms to exchange information and participate in the political, social and economic processes of our country in ways that promote peace and enable us to build a more united and prosperous nation".

Danbatta stated this today in Lagos through Tony Ojobo, NCC's Director of Public Affairs, who represented him at the maiden edition of CKN News Annual Public Lecture titled: The Role of the Social Media in the Socio-Economic and Political Development of Nigeria.

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, says ICTs and telecommunications have been great enablers of financial transactions and the connections between ICTs and financing with relation to tourism and the culture industry is amazing and can be seen in many ways.

The former Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Alhaji Ahmed Joda last night received the 2016 Zik Prize Award.

The event, which recorded an impressively large audience held at the Civic Centre in Lagos.

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