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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) wishes to draw the attention of the Nigerian populace, especially telecoms consumers to the fraudulent message being spread on the Internet by a fraudulent website.

The fake website (https://covid-19-fg-grant.blogspot.com/?=1) is asking Nigerian citizens to apply for a free Internet bundle ostensibly being given by the Nigerian government in collaboration with NCC.

Contrary to wide speculation by an online publication that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) gave N300 million to Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the Commission states unequivocally that this information is mere falsehood, a statement by NCC Management signed by Director, Public Affairs, Dr. Henry Nkemadu, has said.

As the COVID-19, better known as coronavirus, continues to ravage the global community, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), as the telecommunications industry regulator, has put in place measures to support initiatives by other stakeholders to curtail this scourge.

The Commission, in conjunction with industry players and all other government agencies, has agreed to reduce the frequency of physical meetings all through the period of the coronavirus outbreak and considered alternative electronic meeting platforms, in order to reduce person-to-person contact that may arise from travels or meetings.

- Wants More Lawyers to Specialise in Telecoms Laws.

To sustain the contribution of telecommunications and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to Nigeria’s economic growth, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commenced a national sensitization programme for lawyers on telecommunication regulations.

- "She's innovative; certainly served the Commission creditably" - Danbatta.

Encomiums gathered and rained endlessly in torrents on the former Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau (CAB) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mrs. Felicia Ngozi Onwuegbuchulam, as she honourably bowed out of the Commission’s employment and service at the mandatory retirement age of 60 years.