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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) at its 85th Edition of Telecoms Consumer Parliament held in Lagos on September 27, 2018 discussed one of the industry’s key challenges: Call Masking/ Refiling and SIM Boxing. The event was declared open by a welcome address delivered by Deputy Director Consumer Affairs Bureau of NCC, Ismail Adedigba.

The Nigerian Communications Commission held a Stakeholders sensitization programme on protection of telecoms infrastructure at NUJ press Centre, Lokoja, Kogi State on September 25, 2018.

Helen Obi , Head Zonal Operations who delivered the opening remarks stated that “ The programme is an initiative of the Nigerian Communications Commission aimed at sensitizing stakeholders, as well as creating awareness about the importance of Telecommunications Infrastructure in our domain.”

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has delivered a lecture entitled "Leveraging ICT For Enhanced National Defence and Security In Nigeria" at the 17th Convocation Lecture in honour of the Graduating Cadets of 66 Regular Course and Postgraduate Students of the Nigerian Defence Academy, in Kaduna on September 26th, 2018.
While delivering his presentation, Prof. Danbatta stated that as of May 2018, the volume of communications through voice technology has reached 162 million active lines, which showcases the importance of deploying Information and Communications Technology infrastructure towards National Defence and cyber security.

The Executive Vice Chairman/ CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta received the board of Abuja Teaching Hospital on September 20, 2018 at the Commission’s Head Office.
The Board Chairman, Dr. Sam Sam Jaja led the delegation comprising the Chief Medical Director of the Hospital and Dr. Nicholas Baamlong, Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee.

The Executive Vice Chairman/ CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta received a delegation from the Nigerian Airforce on September 20, 2018 at the Commission’s Head Office.

The Chief of Air staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar who led the delegation stated in his opening remarks that, “The Nigerian Airforce is a highly technical service that requires knowledge and technical dexterity to deal with the challenges in the 21st century that are complicated by the advancement of technology.