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- Nigeria synergises with global tech community.

A high-powered delegation from the Nigeria’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector led by the Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, is participating at the ongoing Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX), holding at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) in the United Arabs Emirate.

VIDEO: NCC's activities engendering security for economic development - Danbatta. 

...Says NCC keen on improving national security

...Commends online publishers over support. 

The effective regulation of the nation's telecommunications industry has made the sector a major contributor to the nation's economic growth and development.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, affirmed at the third annual conference of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP) held in Lagos on Friday, October 4, 2019.

...Committee to evaluate 63 research proposals

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has inaugurated an inter-agency committee for the evaluation and selection of the 2019 research proposals from the academia submitted to Commission.

Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who inaugurated the Commission at the NCC Headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, said the exercise was consistent with NCC’s objective of promoting telecommunications-based innovations through funding of industry-relevant research proposed by academics in the Nigerian universities.

- ‘Telecom Personality of the Year Award’ for Danbatta

- ‘Regulator of the Year Award’ for the Commission

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta and the Commission as a public entity have received separate awards at the Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards (NTITA) 2019.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again urged the about 175 million telecom subscribers in the country to leverage the various consumer initiatives it has put in place to protect them from being short-changed by their service providers.

The Commission made the call during a Consumer Conversation programme organised by its Zonal Operations Department which held at Keffi, Nasarawa State on Thursday, September 26, 2019. The Commission advised the consumers to take advantage of various interventions to protect themselves from unwholesome practices.