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Staff of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) today Saturday, 27th July, joined thousands of other public servants from various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) at the Federal Government (FG)'s Keep-Fit Walking and Jogging Exercise.

The Commission's participation at the monthly exercise organised by the Federation of Public Service Games (FEPSGA) at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja was in tandem with the NCC's culture of keeping its staff fit and healthy for optimum performance and productivity on their jobs.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again, warned telecom consumers from patronising substandard, non-type approved phones, saying connecting such phones to mobile networks is capable of degrading the quality of service delivery on the network of service providers.


Yomi Arowosafe, Zonal Controller, NCC Ibadan Zonal Office, gave the warning during the maiden edition of the Zonal Office’s Consumer Enlightenment Roadshow (CER) programme held in Ibadan metropolis.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has offered important mitigating measures to telecom consumers on how to protect themselves from falling victims of cybercrime in its various forms while using the Internet.

According to the Commission, one of the best ways to be protected is for telecom consumers to get themselves more informed, educated as well as enlightened as possible on the antics of cybercriminals who prowl the cyberspace to defraud legitimate and vulnerable Internet users and expose their victims to all sort of dangers.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has assured of the Commission’s commitment in consistently complying with its fiscal responsibilities as enshrined in the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2007 (FRA 2007).

Danbatta stated this while receiving a delegation of MTN Communications led by its Group President, Rob Shuter, who paid a courtesy visit to the Commission’s Head Office in Abuja on Thursday, July 25, 2019.

The rapid broadband penetration expansion of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) under the leadership of its Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has attracted a special recognition from home state, writes Yakubu Musa.

Prof Umar Garba Dabatta, the erudite Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is a much decorated man. Even before he became the chief regulator of the Africa’s biggest telecommunications market, the professor of telecom engineering had already been a recipient of 18 distinguished awards and certificates of honour.


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