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....Pantami leads Nigerian delegation
...Forum theme resonates with NCC's 8-Point Agenda

As the International Telecom Union (ITU) Telecom World 2019 opens in the Budapest, Hungary, the Nigerian delegation led by the Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, is set to explore growth opportunities for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector which is already playing a transformative role in the Nigerian economy.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has provided 10 units of desktop computers to the management of Manpower Development Institute (MDI), Dutse, Jigawa State to enhance Information Technology (IT) training at the Institute.

The presentation of the IT equipment to MDI was made by Amina Shehu, Director, Zonal Operations, NCC on behalf of Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, at NCC headquarters in Abuja on Thursday, September 5, 2019.

- Equips consumers with cybercrime-detection skills in Osogbo

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has remained upbeat in its commitment to sensitise telecom consumers across the country on the dangers of cybercrime and the need for them to be more conscious of the threats in the cyberspace when carrying out financial transactions or any other activity online.

The foregoing was demonstrated during the 109th edition of the monthly Consumer Outreach Programme (COP) held in Osogbo, Osun State which focused on how the telecom consumers can mitigate effects of cybercrimes.

...We've collectively made great strides, says Danbatta
...Stakeholders call for increased synergy

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said the rise in tempo and sophistication of innovations in communication technology hold greater if there is sustained synergy and collaborative linkages between the academia and the industry to produce quality research outputs to drive innovation in the Nigerian telecom sector.

VIDEO: We will collaborate with NESREA to achieve a cleaner environment - Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has said the Commission is committed to collaborating with the Nigerian Environmental Standards and Regulatory Enforcement Agency (NESREA) to ensure a cleaner environment in Nigeria.

Danbatta stated this on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, when the top Management of NESREA paid a courtesy visit to NCC to seek better understanding of NCC's initiative on electronic waste management and other issues of common interest to both agencies. The NESREA delegation was led by the Agency's Director General, Prof Aliyu Jauro.