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…as World Consumer Rights Day holds.

With consumers’ interest and how they could get better quality of services as its focal point, Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said the Commission will abide by all the tenets of consumer rights in its day-to-day activities.

The EVC’s statement underpins activities of the regulatory agency, which has manifest oversight functions over the various network operators in Nigeria, as Nigeria joins the rest of the global community to mark the World Consumer’s Right Day (WCRD) on March 15, 2020.

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has sought the partnership and collaboration of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for the successful hosting of this year's edition of the Information Communication Technology and Telecommunications (ICTEL) Expo.

The request was made by Leye Kupoluyi, LCCI Vice President, when he led a delegation of the Chamber to the Commission on a courtesy visit. The delegation led by Kupoluyi was received at the Communications and Digital Economy Complex Building, Mbora, Abuja at the weekend.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been applauded for its efforts in ensuring effective regulations aimed at protecting the rights and interests of consumers of telecom services as well on its efforts in promoting the provision of improved services at fair and affordable prices to Nigerians.

The commendation came from the Management of Jaiz Bank, Nigeria’s first Islamic non-interest commercial bank, which paid a familiarisation visit to the Commission (NCC) to seek areas of collaboration between the two corporate entities.

- Says NCC at Social Media Week Lagos
- Assures consumers of reduced radiation on 5G
- Lists two challenges to 5G deployment

Nigeria will derive huge socio-economic benefits from commercial deployment of the Fifth Generation (5G) Networks, which will come with great potentials that will bolster Nigeria’s socio economic ecosystem for quantifiable growth.

How the Fifth Generation (5G) networks will impact Nigeria’s socio-economic landscape and the inherent challenges to the deployment, will form the fulcrum of a special session to be hosted by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) at the Social Media Week Lagos (SMWL) 2020.

The NCC Special Session will hold at 1:00 p.m. in the Main Stage on Day 4 – Thursday, 27 – of the 5-Day event taking place from 24-28 February, 2020 at Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.