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How the Fifth Generation (5G) networks will impact Nigeria’s socio-economic landscape and the inherent challenges to the deployment, will form the fulcrum of a special session to be hosted by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) at the Social Media Week Lagos (SMWL) 2020.

The NCC Special Session will hold at 1:00 p.m. in the Main Stage on Day 4 – Thursday, 27 – of the 5-Day event taking place from 24-28 February, 2020 at Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

...Target increased digital financial services.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST) have met to discuss key areas of collaborations between the two agencies towards strengthening delivery of their respective mandates and synergising to advance the digital economy agenda of the Federal Government.

This was the highlight of deliberations during a courtesy visit by senior management officials of NIPOST, who paid a visit to the Commission to explore opportunities for collaboration and partnership between the two agencies.

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, this afternoon (18/2/2020) received the draft report of the National Broadband Plan Committee 2020-2025.

The report was presented to him in his office by the Chairman of the Committee, Ms Funke Opeke, CEO MainOne Cable.

- Extols Zimit’s virtues, role in telecoms devt.

The Federal Government at the weekend commiserated with the entire family of the late Alhaji Mukhtari Zimit, a former commissioner on the Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

- Warns against opening strange emails, using pirated software.

- We have instituted Cyber Security Incidence Response Team (CSIRT) - Danbatta.

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has re-stated that the Federal Government is irrevocably committed to strengthening cybersecurity in the country.