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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Don Seeks Unique Identification Numbers For Nigerians

A Professor of Statistics, Kayode Ayinde has called for a unique identification number to make every Nigerian traceable in order to curb corruption and social vices within and outside the country.Ayinde, Head of Statistics Department, Federal University of Technology, Akure, told newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday that it would also enhance Read More

Telecom base stations, not cause of cancer, other ailments ―NCC

The Nigeria Communications Commission has pointed to the nexus between sitting more telecom base stations and quality service, urging Nigerians to discountenance notions that having telecom base stations around them caused cancer and other ailments. Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Garba Danbatta, gave this charge at the digital… Read full story here Read More

Subscribers groan as 4G technology delivers narrow band

Telecommunications operators have been involved in the race of adoption of latest technology in service delivery from 2G to 3G and now 4G LTE. These migrations are aimed at delivering reliable and faster services be it voice or internet. However, the extent to which subscribers feel the impact of such upgrade in terms of fast Read More

More debate on telecom mast radiation

Since the introduction of wireless telecommunication in the 1990s, there has been unending argument, whether telephone networks emit electromagnetic radiation, EMR, which pollutes cities and rural areas. With multiple sources of mobile communication technology, people fear that it could result in exposure of people and wide-life to microwaves that can have intense adverse… Read full story Read More

Technology Is Killing Acting In Nollywood – Ramsey Nouah

Nollywood’s grand playboy Ramsey Nouah says the movie industry is growing and has moved from the era of good stories and gifted actors without good technical input to the point where we now have great technology but the acting standard is fast reducing.The Nollywood “idol” in a recent interview said. “Emm…for Read More

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