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FG Earmarks N16.7Bn For Broadband Projects In 18 Universities

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Pantami, on Thursday disclosed the Federal Government had earmarked N16, 703, 863,327 (about N16.71 billion) to provide broadband infrastructure unlimited to 18 selected higher institutions in the country. The minister gave the hint during the launch of four key projects, namely broadband infrastructure for our installations of […]

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NCC Assures Public On Transparency Of 3.5GHZ Spectrum Auction

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has promised the investing public of its commitment to ensuring transparency and due process in the upcoming auction of two (2) lots of 3.5GHZ Spectrum aimed at improving telecommunication services in the country. The commission made this pledge in a Public Notice issued by its Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka, […]

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BPP To Sanction MDAs Over Violation Of Standard Bidding Guidelines …..Seeks Public Input To Draft Bidding Documents

    The Federal Government has threatened that effective from 2023,  Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that failed to adopt the reviewed Standard Bidding documents would be sanctioned. Director General of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), Dr. Mamman Ahmadu, who made this disclosure at a stakeholders’ Workshop on the Review of Draft Standard Bidding […]

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NCC-CSIRT Advises Users On Steps To Avert Somnia Ransomware Risks

In response to the discovery of a new attack that compromises victims’ VPN (Virtual Private Network) accounts to compromise messaging app, Telegram, the Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has advised users to adopt two-factor authentication to protect their Telegram accounts and to not download unknown Advanced IP Scanner Software. Ukrainian cyber experts discovered the […]

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Pantami To Flag-Off Broadband Projects’ Initiatives, Present Book

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, will this Thursday serve as chairman of the forum for the commencement of broadband initiatives to be implemented by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The projects are designed to accelerate broadband penetration in Nigeria and advance the course of digital economy projections for the nation. A […]

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3.5GHz Spectrum Auction: NCC Announces Publication of Final Information Memorandum

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced the adoption and publication of the final version of the Information Memorandum (IM) to guide the upcoming auction of the remaining lots of the 3.5 gigahertz (GHz) Spectrum for the deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) services in Nigeria. Before now, the Commission had published a daft IM and […]

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NCC Lauds Ondo Govt’s Broadband Plan, Urges Others On Initiative

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has commended the Ondo State Government for its move to deploy broadband infrastructure through the Odua Infraco and charged other states to invest in such critical telecom facilities in the collective efforts to deepen broadband penetration in the country. The NCC’s management gave the commendation when a delegation of Ondo […]

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Capital Market Crucial To Nigeria’s Economic Recovery – Amosun

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Capital Market, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has described the nation’s capital market as crucial to current efforts to grow the economy in view of its strategic position in raising capital for bridging the widening infrastructure gap. Amosun made this remark during the budget defense by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) […]

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5G Auction Motivated By NCC’s Passion For Better Life, Not Revenue – Danbatta

Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Danbatta, has said that ongoing efforts by the Commission to auction available spectrum for 5G services in the country is primarily driven by the pursuit to advance digital services and enhance quality communications infrastructure for the benefit of the citizenry, and not by […]

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Airtel Seeks Administrative Assignment Of 3.5GHz Spectrum For $276.3Mn

Airtel Africa, one of the bidders for the 3.5GHz spectrums auctioned by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)  in December last year, has requested for administrative assignment of one of the two remaining 3.5GHz spectrum lots to it at the reserve price of $273.6 million. The telco made the request on Tuesday during a stakeholder event […]