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…Says digitisation key to economic prosperity
- NCC wins National Public Agency Brand of the Year 2018 Award, Danbatta is the National Public Servant of the Year 2018.

The Nigerian Communications Commission has said it will continue to promote and facilitate the expansion of broadband infrastructure that will stimulate the provision of e-products and e-services across Nigeria, saying digitisation is key to unlocking economic prosperity.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has said the Commission remains resolute in supporting initiatives aimed at increasing digital development in the country.

Danbatta stated this on Thursday, September 19, 2019, during a courtesy visit to the Commission by delegates from the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).

...As NCC fetes new, old Board members

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has assured Nigerians that given the rich experience of its board and commitment of staff the Commission is energised to deepen access to telecom services towards supporting the economic blueprint of the Federal Government.

- NCC is committed to collaboration and partnership - Danbatta

The Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has solicited the partnership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in his administration's effort to deepen the embrace of digital culture in Imo State.

Governor Ihedioha stated this today (17/9/19) in an address presented on his behalf by Gerald Irona, his deputy, at the opening of a 2-Day Research and Innovation Forum organised by the NCC for tech entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in the South East geopolitical zone. The event is taking place at Protea Hotel, Owerri.

- Swears in 4 new NCC Board members
- Urges NCC Board on ICT contribution to GDP
- We’re poised to supporting President’s agenda - Durojaiye

The Honourable Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, has thumped up the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for quick implementation of his directive to the Commission to tackle over 9.2 invalidly-registered Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards on Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in the country, saying the NCC has worked with MNOs to reduce the number by 73.61 per cent within one week.