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In a sequence that is novel and phenomenal, the Zonal Office of the Nigerian Communications Commission in Kano rolled out three different programmes in three cities in keeping with its mandate to continually citizens about developments in the telecom sector.
The Consumer Conversation forum, the zone's first in 2019, held in Zaria. Discussions at the Conversation focused on the use of NCC Toll Free line, 622; Do Not Disturb code 2442; Quality of Service; Mobile Number Portability; and Electromagnetic Field (EMF) radiation.

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) was among the dignitaries invited to the victory party in honour of President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo held yesterday at Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja.

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that the Commission is ready to drive the process of attaining 70% broadband penetration in the next couple of years, if that is set as the new target by the Federal Government.
Speaking while delivering a goodwill message at an investment summit of Kaduna State Government, KADINVEST 4.0, Prof Danbatta, expressed optimism about the commitment of the agency toward taking the broadband penetration to the next level.


The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof. Umar Danbatta, has thematized the linkage between the tempo and sophistication of emerging technologies and the challenges in the telecom ecosystem.

Danbatta gave this reflection through Okechukwu Aninweke, an Assistant Director for Corporate Strategy and Risk Management at NCC, who spoke in his stead at NCC Day in the ongoing 40th Kaduna International Trade Fair focusing on "Consolidating Interface Between Industry and Agriculture for Nigeria's Sustainable Development".

The city of Calabar - known for its cleanliness and respect for the environment, and the location of three of the 5 local government councils in Nigeria certified free of open defecation - this morning hosted the 103rd edition of Consumer Outreach Programme.

The COP is one the three consumer engagement programmes instituted by the NCC and superintended by the Commission's Consumer Affairs Bureau. The other two programmes are Telecoms Consumer Parliament (TCP) which takes place in Lagos or Abuja quarterly and on a rotational basis, and the Consumer Town Hall Meeting (CTM) held monthly at semi-urban or rural centres.