The Federal Republic of Nigeria

Public Notices

The following are the Public Notices issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission. By the publication of these notices in print, broadcast or online, the Commission seeks to inform the public of developments and upcoming actions relating to its activites and the Nigerian telecommunications industry.


The Nigerian Communications Commission, in accordance with section 57 of the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 (the Act) hereby gives notice that it shall hold a Public Inquiry in respect of an application by Visafone Communications Limited to transfer its licence and resources, including Spectrum in the 800MHz Band to MTN Nigeria Communications Limited. 

Riding on the crest of the successes the country recorded in the South Korea-hosted International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017, Nigeria’s planning committee for the 2018 edition of ITU Telecom World holding in Durban, South Africa, September 10-13, 2018 has been inaugurated.
The theme of ITU Telecom World 2018 is “Innovation for smarter Digital Development”.
This year’s participation will focus on attracting new investors to the much sought broadband segment of the sector. These investors will deepen Nigeria’s quest for pervasive broadband whose penetration level currently stands at 22%.

The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is an international organisation with headquarters in Los Angeles, United States of America, non-profit corporation that has the responsibility for Internet Protocol (IP) address space allocation, protocol identifier assignment, generic (gTLD) and country code (ccTLD) Top-Level Domain Name system management, and root server management functions.

This is to notify the general public that the Commission has extended the submission of application for Value Added Service (VAS) Aggregator License.

The Commission has noted concerns raised by stakeholders on the Value Added Services (VAS) Framework published on its website, and the advertisements on the licensing of VAS Aggregators published in national newspapers in November 2017.