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Reps To Bar NPA, NCC, NIMASA From Spending Revenue

The House of Representatives is moving to prevent some Ministries, Departments and Agencies from further spending and diverting the revenue they generate. The focus is especially on the Nigerian Ports Authority, the Nigerian Communications Commission and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency. The affected MDAs will now be confined to the Single Treasury Account […]

NIN: Telecom Subscribers Dropped By 11.84 Million In Four Months

The number of Telecom subscribers in Nigeria has dropped by 11.84 million in four months. This is according to latest industry statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission. The recent report shows that Telecommunications operators in the country recorded yet another loss of 4.13 million active subscribers in February 2021, as the industry recorded 195.73 million […]

NIN-SIM Linkage: FG Extends Deadline By Eight Weeks

The Federal Government has extended the linkage of the National Identity Number (NIN) to Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM) by eight weeks. News of the extension was contained in a statement signed by spokespersons of the Nigerian Communications Commission and the ​Nigeria Identity Management Commission, February 1, 2021. According to the statement, the extension was approved […]

FG Orders Network Providers To Cancel ₦20 NIN Retrieval Charges

The Federal Government has ordered all network providers to cancel the ₦20 charge for the retrieval of the National Identification Number (NIN) with immediate effect.  The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami gave the order in a statement issued on Friday, December 18, 2020. The Government’s directive which takes immediate effect is an […]

Death: A Gain Or A Loss?

Death has been described as a profit to the dead in Christ, though a loss to the family left behind. The Deputy General Overseer of the New Covenant Church Nigeria, Africa and Asia, Reverend Femi Oyelade, stated this during a service of songs held in Honour of late Rt Hon. Kehinde Ayoola at the New […]

FG To Restrict Ownership Of SIM Cards To Three Per

The Federal Government  has directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to restrict the ownership of SIM cards to not more than three per person in its  latest review of SIM card registration and usage. The Federal Government  the directive on Wednesday  in a statement issued by Dr. Femi Adeluyi, (the Technical Adviser, of Communications and […]

Buhari Appoints Adewusi As Postmaster, Tips Akande For NCC

The  Special Adviser (SA) to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina,  has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved new appointments in some corporations under the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. A statement in Abuja Mr. Adesina, said the affected corporations are: Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and National Information Technology […]

Buhari Approves Appointments In Ministry Of Communications, Digital Economy

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new appointments in the Parastatals under the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. The President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, who confirmed this development in a statement in Abuja, said the appointments were meant to fast-tracking the targets and mandate of the Ministry. The appointments, according to News Agency of Nigeria […]