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SIM Registration: Regulator audits mobile network operators

A nationwide SIM Registration audit exercise to review compliance among mobile network operators MNOs is underway, the telecoms regulator says. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it started the second phase of its Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) registration verification and compliance audit nationwide. Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive, NCC, says the […]

Technology ‘to track Persons With Disabilities in Federal Civil Service’

Technology ‘to track Persons With Disabilities in Federal Civil Service’

The Federal Government says it is using technology to conduct a survey of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Federal Civil Service. Mrs. Didi Walson-Jack, Permanent Secretary, Service Welfare Office, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, says the Federal Government has distributed electronic gadgets to Field Data Collectors and Supervisors […]

SIM Registration: Regulator audits mobile network operators

Pre-registered SIM card users ‘risk arrest’, FG warns

Pre-registered SIM card users risk arrest because they pose security threats, the Federal Government has warned phone subscribers. According to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), telecoms companies, agents and dealers have also been warned over sales and use of pre-registered SIM cards in the country, as they risk arrest and prosecution. Efosa Idehen, Director of […]

SIM Registration: Regulator audits mobile network operators

NCC expects 120,000km fibre optic cable stretch by 2023

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will facilitate the laying of 120,000 kilometers optic fibre link by 2023. Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive, NCC, says that when the nationwide fibre optic rollout target is reached, “there will be an exponential increase in the contribution of telecoms to GDP which presently […]

SIM Registration: Regulator audits mobile network operators