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Telecoms: Watchdog pays FG N51.3b amid $70b earnings

Nigeria’s telecoms regulator says it has paid N51.3 billion in statutory revenue to the goverment coffers as industry earnings peaked at over $70 billion.  Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman (EVC/CEO), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says the N51.3 billion remitted to the Federal Government’s Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) in the first quarter of 2019, […]

#theUBAmarketplace2019 to feature at Elumelu’s entrepreneurship event

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc says it will this month host its business fair, #theUBAmarketplace2019, alongside an African entrepreneurship event, the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum in Abuja. UBA says it hosting over 20,000 visitors, 100 small and medium enterprises and leading private and public sector players from across Africa, at what the bank says […]

Meet Nkemadu: ‘Animal doctor’ and new NCC spokesman

Dr. Henry Nkemadu, a Veterinary Medicine graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, has become the Director of Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the nation’s telecoms regulatory agency. Nkemadu’s new position makes him the official spokeman of the telecoms industry regulator “where he has traversed the length and breadth of NCC acquiring […]

‘Don’t jail cyber crime offenders, FG told

The Federal Government has been asked to harness the tech skills of cyber crime offenders in Nigeria rather than throwing them behind bars. The recommendation emanted from the 88th Edition of the Telecom Consumer Parliament hosted last week by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in Abuja. The NCC consumer forum recommends that cyber crime offendeers […]