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The Management of the College of Education, Nsukka paid an appreciative visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission’s Headquarters on 8th May 2018.

The Management of the institution said that they visited NCC to express appreciation for the infrastructure support of Wireless Cloud System Network installed by NCC for the enhancement of e-learning.

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO Nigerian Communications Commission, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta was crowned with the Distinguished Friend of the Media Award by the Nigerian Union of Journalists.

Nigerian Communications Commission held a Stakeholders’ forum study on level of competition in the Nigerian Telecom Industry on 2nd May 2018, at Digital Bridge Institute, Cappa, Oshodi, Lagos.

The Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who was represented by Josephine Amuwa, Director Policy Competition & Economic Analysis, NCC, said in her opening speech, that the Commission in the exercise of its regulatory functions as provided for in Nigerian Communication Act (NCA), 2003, engaged a consultant KPMG Professional Services to conduct a Study on the Assessment of the Level of Competition in the Nigerian Telecommunications Industry in 2013. The outcome of that assessment resulted in the definition of relevant market segments and a determination of dominance in some of those market segments.

The Nigerian Communications Commission, on 25 April, 2018, at the Digital Bridge Institute, Cappa, Oshodi, Lagos, held a STAKEHOLDERS FORUM ON NATIONAL ROAMING AND ACTIVE INFRASTRUCTURE SHARING.

Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, who was represented by Austine Nwaulune, Director Spectrum Administration, Department of NCC, in his welcome address said the NCC’s commitment towards ensuring the continued growth and development of the telecoms industry, inaugurated an Industry Working Committee in 2017 to work out the procedure and modalities for implementing National Roaming and Active Infrastructure Sharing.

Today marks a milestone in the partnership between the Nigerian Communications Commission and the Central Bank of Nigeria, as the two regulatory bodies sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Payment Systems in Nigeria.

Professor U.G Danbatta led a delegation of NCC’s Senior Management staff  to the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele where the latter recommended the signing of the MoU on Payment Systems in Nigeria.