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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) yesterday, met and agreed to harmonise conflictive areas in the Code of Corporate Governance for the Telecom Industry and the National Code of Corporate Governance.

The NCC and FRCN also agreed to institute processes to achieve seamless implementation of the two codes with respect to enforcement, monitoring, stakeholder enlightenment, and unforeseen exigencies that may arise in the course of time.

Professor Nebath Tanglang, representing the Vice Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Abdallah Adamu, this afternoon led a team from NOUN on a courtesy visit to the Management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to solicit the partnership and collaboration of NCC in the implementation of a World Bank grant to the African Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhance Learning.

Tanglang said the Centre competed for and won the World Bank grant which is meant for the procurement of tools, conduct of research focused on new ICT tools, and to find solutions to the challenges of academic component of technology deployment for learning.

The rise in tempo and pattern of collaboration sought with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) peaked again this evening when the Director General of the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC), Major General G.A. Wahab, arrived the NCC to explore opportunities for collaboration with the Commission.
Although NARC was established as a think-tank for the Nigerian Army and the country, a special interface with Army Headquarters and other related agencies is required to bridge any communication gap. General Wahab stated that NCC's support will be required to achieve this.

VIDEO: 'I Rang NCC's Toll Free Line (622) and My Problem was Solved'

B.B. Njoku, a knighted citizen, gave a testimonial about the effectiveness of the toll free line, 622, introduced by the NCC to escalate consumer complaints, when he told the gathering of telecom consumers that a call he made to 622 was answered and his concerns were resolved through the process.
Sir Njoku, a resident of Uzuakoli in Bende Local Government Area (LGA) of Abia State stated this today at the Consumer Town Hall Meeting, held at the student hall of the historic Methodist College, Uzuakoli.

The Zonal Office of the Nigerian Communications Commission in Kano recently received members of the Association of Mobile Phones and Allied Products Traders of Nigeria (AMPAT) who came on a courtesy and familiarization visit.
The AMPAT delegation made up of the members of its Board of Trustees and the Executive Council said it came on the visit to get better acquainted with the operations of the Commission and establish areas of collaboration especially to ensure sanity in the segment of the telecom market where their members operate.

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