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2022: FIRS Sets 100% Automation Of Tax Administration Processes Target

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has stated that it will achieve 100% automation of all its tax administration processes with the aim of blocking revenue leakages thereby revolutionizing revenue generation in Nigeria. Calling for the cooperation of Nigerians to achieve this, the Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Muhammad Nami, while speaking as the Special […]

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SEC Commends NGX, CSCS, Others On Market Devt Initiatives

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Nigeria has commended the Nigerian Exchange Limited, the Central Securities Clearing System and other capital market stakeholders for professionally working to develop the Market while pulling through the challenges brought by COVID-19 Pandemic and its variants. Director General of the SEC, Mr. Lamido Yuguda, who spoke at a meeting […]

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FG Lauds NCC’s Commitment to Enhancing Digital Skill in Youths

The Federal Government has commended the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for its commitment and dedication towards enhancing digital skills development among youths, through implementation of various Information and Communication Technology skill acquisition programmes. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and his Communications and Digital Economy counterpart, Prof. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, gave the commendation during […]

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Broadband: Pantami, Danbatta Assure FG’s Plans To Bridge Infrastructure Deficit

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, and the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, have assured that current policy directions and regulatory measures by the Federal Government towards bridging identified broadband infrastructure gaps will be sustained in order to facilitate increased access […]

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U.S’ SEC Charges 5 Russians In $80Mn Hacking, Trading Scheme Scams

The United States’ (U.S’) Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday announced fraud charges against five Russian nationals for engaging in a multi-year scheme to profit from stolen corporate earnings announcements obtained by hacking into the systems of two U.S.-based filing agent companies before the announcements were made public. A statement by the commission relating to […]

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NCC, SMEDAN Collaborate On Digital Scheme For SMEs

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has partnered the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) to establish a SME Digital Academy as part of the commission’s commitment to support initiatives targeted at adding value to the nation’s economy and good governance in the country. The SME Digital Academy is a public-private partnership initiative […]

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TAJBank Receives Three ISO Certifications For Service Excellence, Others

TAJBank Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading non-interest banking services provider, has received three International Standards Organisation (ISO) certifications for its commitment to customer safety assurance, service excellence and business operations resilience prioritization since it commenced operations about two years ago. The global recognition of the interest-free banking services provider by the Certification Partner Global (CPG) is […]

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NCC Sets New Mobile International Termination Rate for Voice Service

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has set the new International Termination Rate (ITR) for voice services paid by overseas telecom carriers for terminating international calls on local networks in Nigeria at $0.045. The new rate, which is the floor price for ITR services and will become effective from January 1, 2022, is contained in the […]

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5G Auction: We are unaware of Tinubu’s link with Mafab Communications – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has debunked insinuations in some media reports that it was aware of the involvement of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu  in Mafab Communications Limited, one of the two winners in the just ended the 5G spectrum auction, saying that such claims are figment of imagination of the affected media houses. The […]

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Security Key To Improved Oil Productivity, Revenue Earnings – CSEA

The Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA), a think tank research firm focusing on activities in Africa’s economies, has urged the Federal Government to strengthen security in the oil producing areas as a step towards improving productivity and halting the dwindling revenues from the nation’s hydrocarbon resources industry. The think tank […]