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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has, again, underscored the importance of robust broadband infrastructure as cornerstone of digital innovations for economic development.

Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, who stated this in a keynote address at the fourth edition of the Nigeria Innovation Summit (NIS) with the theme: "Accelerating Nigeria’s Economic Growth through Innovation” also enumerated policy initiatives the NCC has been implementing towards bridging identified infrastructure gap in the telecom industry.

In continuation of its efforts to implement Emergency Communications Centres (ECC) in all the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, a delegation of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently visited Oyo State Government to strengthen partnership on the successful implementation of the public safety project in the state.

The delegation led by the Commission's Head of ECC, Muhammed Ibrahim, at the instance of the Ibadan NCC Zonal Controller, Yomi Arowosafe, was received by the State Governor, Seyi Makinde, who appreciated the delegation for the courtesy visit.

...Encourages Danbatta's style of leadership finesse
...We're committed to digital access - Danbatta

Representatives of the academic community have scored the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) high for setting the pace in the promotion of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) innovation through investing in research across tertiary institution in Nigeria.

How regulatory activities of the 54-member nations of African Union (AU) can be integrated for seamless connectivity to boost customer satisfaction, is the fulcrum of a 3-day Conference of African Telecommunications Regulators on Consumer Affairs (CATCO) 2019, with the theme: "Empowering the Telecom Consumer in an Era of Technological Evolution."

Slated to hold in Abuja, the Federal Capital from August 20 - 22, 2019 by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, CATCO 2019 is a follow-up to the one held in Lagos in 2013.

…Seeks collaboration for economic growth

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has praised the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) over its commitment to deepen digital penetration for economic growth and inclusiveness in the country.

The commendation came the way of the Commission during a courtesy visit by the new executive council of NACCIMA led by its National President, Saratu Iya-Aliu, to the NCC Headquarters in Abuja on Friday (today).