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The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria ( APCON) paid a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission Head Office, on 30th October, 2018 where they delivered a presentation on its proposed summit theme “ Branding Approach: “ A Tool for Enhancing Public Sector Objectives”. 

The APCON Team comprised of Ahmed Yalwa, Head Zonal Operations, North Central APCON and Chidi Onwumere, A Consultant to APCON. Chidi Onwumere, stated that “ their mission is to turn around the image of the public sector in Nigeria utilising branding strategies. 

Lagos based Team Leadway Assurance and Team Offikwu with Kaduna as their home base, have secure semi-final places from the Blue Group in the ongoing NCC Tennis League. The two teams, top seeds in the group, are by their semi-final qualification guaranteed a minimum of N2 million which is the prize for the fourth place finisher.

Team Offikwu playing against Team Luik of Lekki - Lagos over the weekend, dropped a match when Christian Paul retired against Chima Michael in the men's reverse singles. Team Luik also came close came close to taking another match in the ladies' singles where Christie Agugbom, immediate past women's champion, narrowly defeated Ronke Akingbade 6-4, 3-6, 10-8 but the star-studded team featuring four national champions were comfortable 6-1 overall winners at the end.

A delegation from the U.K Government paid a courtesy visit to The Nigerian Communications Commission on 24th October 2018 at the commission’s head office.

The UK government through its ministry of prosperity supports scheme will be deploying huge intervention to the tune of 1.2 Billion pounds sterling to generate wealth, create job opportunities and prosperity in selected countries of Africa.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), has as its mission to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an address – a name or a number – into your computer or other Internet devices.

That address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN helps coordinate and support these unique identifiers across the world. ICANN was formed in 1998 as a not-for-profit public-benefit corporation with a community of participants from all over the world.

The opening ceremony of the Nigerian Communications Commission’s ‘Roundtable Forum with Academia, Telecom Industry and other Stakeholders holds  at the Bayero University Kano on 24th and 25th October 2018.

The forum is expected to improve collaboration among the Commission, academia, telecom industry players and other stakeholders to accelerate innovation, industrial growth and sustainable development in the Nigerian telecoms industry.