Telecom operators to implement data roll-over period – ALTON 

The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) says its members are likely to implement the 14 days grace for data roll-over planned by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Mr Gbenga Adebayo, the Chairman of ALTON, disclosed this in an interview in Lagos. NCC is working to issue a directive to telecommunications operators to… Read more Telecom operators to implement data roll-over period – ALTON 

Eight million Nigerians activate ‘Do-Not-Disturb’ code – Danbatta – The Citizen

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says eight million Nigerians have activated the Do-Not-Disturb code. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made this known at the maiden edition of the Nigerian Technology Innovation and Telecommunications Awards in Lagos. NTITA was organised by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria and powered by… Read… Read more Eight million Nigerians activate ‘Do-Not-Disturb’ code – Danbatta – The Citizen

NCC, CBN sign MOU on mobile money operations

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have signed a memorandum of understanding with respect to mobile money. Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission Dambatta disclosed this while meeting with the United Nations Special Advocate on financial inclusion Queen Maxima of the Netherlands. He said the agreement would enabled… Read full story… Read more NCC, CBN sign MOU on mobile money operations

Unregistered SIMs: NCC to invoke more sanctions

By Odunewu Segun There are indications that the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) may result to heavy fines on Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) over persistent breach of national security with pre-registered SIM cards. National Daily gathered that the NCC had met with CEOs of major telecommunications companies in Abuja over the persistent breach. Though details of… Read more Unregistered SIMs: NCC to invoke more sanctions

FinTech may strip control from central banks to telecoms regulators — Okere

A global trend capable of stripping the power of financial and monetary regulations from central banks of countries to their telecoms regulators is emerging. This was the submission of leading techprenuer and founder, CWG Plc., Mr. Austin Okere in his keynote presentation during a recent seminar organized by Nigeria Information Technology Reporters’ Association (NITRA),… Read… Read more FinTech may strip control from central banks to telecoms regulators — Okere

Samsung unwraps Galaxy Note 8 in Nigeria, Says ‘Do Bigger Things’

(L-r): Emmanouil Revmatas, director, Information Communication and Technology; Olumide Ojo, director, Mobile; Hungbae Kim, business manager, all with Samsung Electronics West Africa; and Ebuka obi Uchendu, popular media personality/MC at the launch of the newest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Smartphone, which held at Four Points by Sheraton, VI, Lagos Samsung’s newest flagship… Read full story… Read more Samsung unwraps Galaxy Note 8 in Nigeria, Says ‘Do Bigger Things’

Why FEC rejected Ministry of Communications’ memo on ICT University

By Adedeji Fakorede Discordant tunes among key stakeholders in the ICT sector is said to be among responsible for the rejection of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) University by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), National Daily investigation has gathered  Recall that the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) University has been on the score… Read… Read more Why FEC rejected Ministry of Communications’ memo on ICT University

New wire fraud gripping unsuspecting forex dealers

By Odunewu Segun A new group of international internet fraudster has devised new ways of extorting money from unsuspecting Nigerians, especially forex traders, using unscrupulous law enforcement agents. According to information reaching National Daily, the scheme starts with a routine text message alert to an unsuspecting forex dealer informing him that his account has… Read full story… Read more New wire fraud gripping unsuspecting forex dealers