The following are the Public Notices issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission. By the publication of these notices in print, broadcast or online, the Commission seeks to inform the public of developments and upcoming actions relating to its activites and the Nigerian telecommunications industry.
In line with the Commission’s policy of participatory regulation and the usual practice of industry wide consultation in carrying out its regulatory functions, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is organizing a stakeholders’ consultation on regulatory framework for Commercial Satellite Communications and related services.
The Commission is desirous of developing frequency licenses, application forms and landing permit for Satellite Based Services and consequently wishes to share the draft documents for comments by relevant stakeholders in order to facilitate finalization of the regulatory framework for Satellite Based Services.
All stakeholders are hereby informed that the Satellite Based Services draft documents have been uploaded on the commission’s website via the following URL:
The Commission will finalize the all the conditions for satellite based services by 29th July 2020 after considering comments received from stakeholders.
Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, FNSE, FRAES, FAEng, FNIEEE
EXECUTIVE VICE CHAIRMAN/CEO
Nigerian Communications Commission
June 23, 2020
The attention of the Nigerian Communications Commission has been drawn to fake employment letters in circulation purportedly signed by the Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission.
The Commission hereby warns the general public to be wary of such employment letters from fraudsters and scammers.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (the Commission) is mandated by Section 4(q) of the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 (the NCA), to prepare and implement programmes and plans that promote and ensure the development of the communications industry and the provision of communications services in Nigeria.
Further to this mandate, the Commission considered that the deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) Technology will be beneficial for socio-economic development of Nigeria. The technology is an advancement of existing mobile technologies (2G – 4G) with enhanced capabilities providing new and enhanced mobile communications services.
The West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA) founded in 2002 is a consultative and collaborative body of Telecommunications Regulators in the West African sub region to aid and advance development of telecommunications in the sub region and ultimately in Africa.
WATRA seeks an Executive Officer to be based in Abuja, Nigeria responsible for the day-to-day operation of the WATRA Secretariat. The selected Executive Officer will report to the Executive Committee and the Conference of Regulators (CoR). The appointment will be for an initial term of Three (3) years with possibility of one further term of three (3) years in the same conditions. Salary attached to this position is competitive.
For further information, please download; pdf Vacancy Notice: WATRA Executive Secretary (360 KB) .
The National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) has been developed in line with the Presidential directives given to the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, on assumption of office.
Nigerians are a highly innovative people and a thriving digital economy will create employment opportunities for Nigeria's teeming population and lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty.