NCC Boss, Maida Promises Transparency In Telecom Regulation

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, has pledged that transparency will form the bedrock of his leadership as Nigeria’s chief telecom regulator, saying it will enable a solid foundation in building a resilient, accountable, and efficient institution. Maida spoke during a courtesy visit to the Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani in Abuja recently while briefing the minister on his activities, vision, and strategy since the assumption of office in October 2023. “Transparency is key. It is by transparency…

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Multiple Taxation Bane Of Telecom Industry Devt – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has identified multiple taxation as major obstacle militating against sustainable development of telecom industry in the country. Adewolu Adeleke, the Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management of the NCC, stated this at the Regional Stakeholders Workshop on Multiple Taxation and Regulations, on Wednesday in Kano. The theme of the conference is: “Navigating the Landscape of Multiple Taxation and Regulations, Fostering Sustainable Growth through Collaboration”. READ ALSO: N14Bn Spent To Repair Damaged Fibre – NCC Brazilian Gospel singer, Pedro Henrique collapses, Dies On Stage Six Shirts Worn By…

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NCC To Support Investors With Robust Digital Prospects For Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it would support only investors who comply with the Federal Government’s strong digital economy agenda. The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Dr. Aminu Maida, made this known when he received a delegation of Meta( formerly Facebook), led by the company’s Vice President for Africa, the Middle East, and Turkey, Kojo Boakye, in Abuja, according to the statement made available on Sunday by NCC’s Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka. The NCC boss said the commission’s support awaits law-abiding investors like Meta, whose mission aligns with…

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NCC Tasks Investors As Meta’s 45,000km Undersea Cable Comes To Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has assured law abiding investors of support whenever they enter Nigeria. The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the NCC, Dr. Aminu Maida, who stated this, stressed that the support of the Commission awaits law-abiding investors like Meta, (formerly Facebook), which responds positively to Nigeria’s desire for investments that promote the agenda of government to achieve a robust digital economy. Maida, who spoke when he received a delegation of Meta, led by the company’s Vice President for Africa, the Middle-East and Turkey,…

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MTN Applauds NCC For Partaking In Agents, Employees Of Mobile Network Service Providers’ Capacity Development

The National Communication Commission (NCC) has been commended for taking part in a seminar to broaden the agents and employees of mobile network service providers. The sales representative of MTN Nigeria PLC, Mr Ebechukwu Ngiwe who gave the commendation shortly after a seminar which was held at Riverton Hotel in Lokoja said the event was an eye opener as issues bothering on sim cards registration, laws guiding the procedures and compliant to government regulations were discussed. Mr Ebechukwu thanked the organisers of the forum noting that issues of multiple taxation…

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WRC 2023, An Enriching, Successful Outing – Maida, NCC Boss

Lagos, Dec. 1, 2023 – For Dr. Aminu Maida, the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), the just concluded ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) 2023 was a successful outing. The conference, held in November 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirate, provided a platform for telecommunication regulators, operators and experts to discuss issues affecting the global telecommunication industry. The WRC is held every three to four years to review the treaty governing the use of the radio-frequency spectrum and the geostationary-satellite and non-geostationary-satellite orbits. The…

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Upholding Quality Of Service In Nigeria’s Communications Sector

The Nigerian telecommunications sector has undergone a remarkable transformation, evolving from a modest network of fewer than 500,000 connected lines to a staggering 200 million over two decades. This growth serves as a testament to the country’s progress in the realm of connectivity and economic development. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) continues to play a pivotal role as the regulator, placing paramount importance on ensuring the quality of service (QoS). It is sad to note that QoS was an issue at the beginning. By beginning, we are talking of the…

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SMEs, Start-Ups Catalysts To Job, Wealth Creation, Says NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Start-ups are catalysts for promoting wealth creation, employment generation and economic prosperity. Platforms Africa reports that NCC’s Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, Ubale Maska, said this at the inauguration of the National SMEs/Entrepreneurship Forum for Start-ups in Emerging Technologies organised by the commission, on Thursday in Abuja. Represented by Dr Chidi Diugwu, Head of New Media and Information Security of the Commission, Maska expressed NCC ‘s support to President Bola Tinubu’s transformative agenda to turn around the economy through…

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Why Competition Is Key In Telecom Sector – Maida

Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigeria Communications Commission, Dr. Aminu Maida has said competition is key to the healthy growth of the telecoms sector. Maida, who spoke on Wednesday when he received a delegation of management of Airtel Networks Limited in Abuja, said the Commission will give closer attention to managing the competition in the industry. “We are more inclined to promote competition by creating a level-playing ground for all our licensees,” he said. READ ALSO: Cops Filmed Demanding Money From Foreign Biker Arrested – Oyo Police Fake Naira…

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NCC Working With Network Operators To Improve Quality Of Service, Enhance Telecoms Consumer Experience –Maida

ConsumerConnect reports Dr. Maida, stated this in his opening remarks at a stakeholders’ forum, which the NCC organised Thursday, November 16, 2023, in Lagos. The EVC/CEO of the Commission also assured the stakeholders that the industry regulator would continue to work with he telecoms operators to improve the Quality of Service (QoS) in the telecoms sector, so as to enhance telecoms consumers’ Quality of Experience (QoE) in the ecosystem. Earlier in his presentation at the stakeholders’ forum Thursday, Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of…

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