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...Committee to evaluate 63 research proposals

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has inaugurated an inter-agency committee for the evaluation and selection of the 2019 research proposals from the academia submitted to Commission.

Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who inaugurated the Commission at the NCC Headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, said the exercise was consistent with NCC’s objective of promoting telecommunications-based innovations through funding of industry-relevant research proposed by academics in the Nigerian universities.

- ‘Telecom Personality of the Year Award’ for Danbatta

- ‘Regulator of the Year Award’ for the Commission

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta and the Commission as a public entity have received separate awards at the Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards (NTITA) 2019.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again urged the about 175 million telecom subscribers in the country to leverage the various consumer initiatives it has put in place to protect them from being short-changed by their service providers.

The Commission made the call during a Consumer Conversation programme organised by its Zonal Operations Department which held at Keffi, Nasarawa State on Thursday, September 26, 2019. The Commission advised the consumers to take advantage of various interventions to protect themselves from unwholesome practices.

...Says consumers must have value for money.

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has read the riot act to telecom service providers in the country, insisting that they have to do everything possible to improve service delivery to the consumers on their various networks or face regulatory sanctions.

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, handed down the warning on Friday September 27, 2019, in a remark that signalled the commencement of the NCC Day at the ongoing Abuja International Trade Fair.

– Danbatta says as 2019 Nigeria Civil Service Week opens in Abuja

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has assured that NCC is committed to ensuring that the nation's workforce leverage telecoms and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for efficient service delivery in the public service.

Danbatta stated this in a brief remark at the opening ceremony of the 2019 Nigeria Civil Service Week Celebration, which commenced on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.