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NCC to ‘audit subscriber records’ of GSM Big Five

The telecoms regulator is to audit SIM registration database of Nigeria’s five biggest mobile phone companies to verify the integrity of their subscriber records. Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), who dropped the hint says the planned verification and compliance audit exercise represents the second phase of SIM registration […]

‘Emotional moment’ as Adenuga’s name rises to promote French culture

The name of Mike Adenuga, Jr, Chairman Globacom has risen on an edifice donated by the Nigerian telecoms magnate towards promoting French culture in Nigeria, the daughter says. French President Emmanuel Macron last year honoured Adenuga with French National Honor of Commander of French Legion at a ceremony commissioning the Mike Adenuga Alliance Française Centre […]

Telecoms: Govt launches search for 23 ‘missing’ licensees

The Federal Regulator has launched a search for 23 telecoms licensees over claims that their office addresses could not be located. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced this claiming that its audit checks could not locate the office addresses of the affected companies in Lagos and other urban centres in the country. NCC says that, […]

Fintech: Challenger banks ‘imminent in Nigeria’

Financial services experts say that imminent Payment Service Banks (PSBs) will change the face of the industry through delivery of innovative payment solutions to customers in Nigeria. Fintech experts who spoke at the Lagos Fintech Week (LFW), held recently in Lagos, Nigeria, agree that these new entities could become ‘challenger banks’ as they take on […]