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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has gathered experts and industry stakeholders for an extensive brainstorming on how the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement can be leveraged to further unleash the growth potentials of the Nigerian telecoms industry.

The Commission's initiatives in this regard started yesterday (6/11/19) in Kano at a two-day industry sensitisation workshop which it organised in collaboration with the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiation (NOTN). The event, taking place at Bristol Palace Hotel, is focused on "Improving Nigeria Telecoms Industry Competitiveness for AfCFTA".

- Danbatta restates 80,000 BTS required to cover the country
- NASS C’ttees applaud Commission’s cost-cutting measures

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has again restated its commitment to increase the number of base transceiver stations (BTS) from its current 39,000 to 80,000 in its efforts to bridge access gap and substantially address connectivity issues in the country.

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The new Executive Commissioner Stakeholder Management (ECSM) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mr. Adeleke Adewolu, took the oath of office yesterday at the instance of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, at the Conference Room of the Ministry.

The Management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), led by the Executive Vice Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta, on 4th November 2019, paid a courtesy visit to the leadership of the National Assembly Committees on Communications.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has re-affirmed the Commission’s mandate-driven commitment to always promote any initiative capable of stimulating local and foreign investment in the Nigerian telecommunications sector.

Danbatta stated this when he personally played host to the executive members of the Association of Mobile Phone and Accessories Traders (AMPAT) at the NCC’s Kano Zonal Office, who visited to discuss how to harness investment opportunities in the Nigerian communications sector.