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As part of the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC’s) mandate provided for by the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 (NCA 2003) to ensure type approval of telecoms equipment, safety of users and acceptable Quality of Service, the NCC held its 2nd Type Approval Industry Working Group Meeting on November 15th, 2018 in Lagos.

The Type Approval Working Group meeting was setup in September 2018 to educate and deliberate with relevant stakeholders in the industry on the importance of Type Approval on all Telecom equipments and how it impacts Quality of Service and health of users.

The second tier of the Nigerian Communications Commission’s ‘Roundtable Forum with Academia, Telecom Industry and other Stakeholders holds at Tayo Adenirokun Hall, University of Lagos on 14th and 15th November 2018.

The first engagement which was the opening ceremony held at Bayero University Kano, in Kano on 24th and 25th October 2018, in the northwest region of the country.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) received the award for Consumer Satisfaction Guarantee Agency of Government, an award organized by the Nigeria Assembly Public Orientation And Awards Ceremony (NASS Award 2018) on Saturday, 10th November 2018 at the Merit House, Abuja.

The Commission was nominated for this Award because of its leadership, commitment to consumer satisfaction, resolution of consumer complaints and its effective regulatory functions for the industry.

Nigeria and 12 other African countries have been elected into the membership of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Council and, Radio Regulations Board.

At the 20th Plenipotentiary Conference of the Council, held at the weekend in Dubai, UAE, ITU Secretary General, Houlin Zhao, was also re-elected for another term of four years. 

The e-Nigeria Conference, Exhibition and Award, an Annual International Technology show hosted by National Information Technology Development Agency ( NITDA), has as one of its objective to discover new socio-economic development opportunities provided by increasing advancement in technologies and innovation.

The e-Nigeria 2018 theme “ Promoting a Digital Economy in an Era of Disruptive Technologies Through Effective Regulations” is a response to the complex mix of digital opportunities, challenges and burden, driven by the increasing influence of emerging technologies on commerce and society. The major goal of e-Nigeria 2018 is to accelerate the development and access to digital products and services for Nigerian citizens, ultimately creating Africa’s largest single digital market by 2020.