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VIDEO: Consumer education will minimise exposure to cybercrimes - NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stated that a multi-stakeholder approach where all necessarry stakeholders within the telecommunications ecosystem play their respective roles will help in minimising Internet users' exposure to the risks and dangers of cybercrime.

Felicia Onwuegbuchulam, Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau at NCC, stated this during the 108th edition of the NCC's Consumer Outreach Programme (COP) held at the Imo State University, Owerri.

Ethel Igboeche, Financial Secretary of Advertising Practitioners Association Abuja Chapter (APAAC) yesterday led other members of APAAC Executive Council to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to thank the Commission for its patronage and to ask for more support.

Just as the Industrial Revolution of the19th Century impacted the social and economic order, the Fourth Industrial Revolution expressed in digital transformation has had astonishing and challenging impact on advertising revenue, media production and sustainability.

The Director General of the National Institute for Pharmaceuticals Research and Development (NIPRD), Dr. Peter Obi Adigwe, has said that NIPRD and NCC need to collaborate to build a data base to harness the research by all those working in pharmaceutical area, so that prospective investors can access such data base easily.

Adigwe, who spoke extensively to establish the basis for collaboration between NIPRD and NCC based on the latter's 8-Point Agenda, was speaking during the courtesy visit he paid to the Commission in appreciation of the support NCC had earlier offered and to discuss areas of more concrete collaboration.

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For not putting itself solely at the mercy of the integrity of self-disclosure of stakeholders but for working in a transparent and collaborative manner with stakeholders to drive the growth in telecoms and other sectors of the economy, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been described as the flagship of integrity in public service.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has affirmed that access to robust broadband infrastructure by any country is central to that country's ability to effectively harness the full potential and reap the benefits of the current Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

Danbatta stated this in a goodwill message deliverered on his behalf by Ismail Adedigba, Head, Information and Reference, NCC, during the three-day 2019 edition of the Information Communication Technology and Telecommunication (ICTEL) Expo, which kicked off at the Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos on Tuesday.

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