According to the Q1, 2021 Report on Complaint Management issued by the Consumer Affairs Bureau of the Commission, a total of 3,019 consumer complaints were received from four complaint channels established by the commission as compared to 2,854 complaints received in the Q1, 2020.
In its announcement released to the press from Lagos, Globacom said, “For us, the needs of our customers come first. We are keenly aware of the difficulty the announced ban had on our existing and prospective subscribers and look forward to the respite they will have with the recommencement.”
Akande, who attended the event with an entourage of two former Commissioners and six former local government chairmen, also used the occasion to reveal that the NCC is constructing a N500 million ICT Park in Ibadan this year as part of efforts to digitalise the Nigerian economy.
This was disclosed by the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between NCC and the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat) at the headquarters of the Commission in Abuja.
The extension was as a result of the virtual meeting chaired by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, and attended by the Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Adeolu Akande; Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Dambatta; and Director-General/CEO, National Identity Management Commission, Engr. Aliyu Azeez.
According to the NCC boss at the ‘Virtual 3rd Discourse Series of the Advocate Law Practice’ tagged “Powering the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Nigeria”, the task to achieve that must be carried out by critical stakeholders across all industry platforms and professional groups.
In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Science and Technology, Obi Kama, the state government stressed that some persons bent on sabotaging the project are disrupting the ongoing construction works at the site.
The commission said it took the decision following a live interview the station had with the spokesperson for the Indigenous People of Biafra, Emma Powerful.
The Director Public Affairs, NCC, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said the arrest was part of the commission’s routine enforcement activities to rid the industry of criminal elements.
According to a statement by the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, signed by the Technical Assistant on Information Technology to the Minister, Dr Femi Adeluyi, the directive was given by President Muhammadu Buhari, after the final amendment of a revised National Digital Identity Policy for SIM Card Registration on Thursday.
Addressing a large audience of telecom consumers during the NCC Special Day held at recently concluded 32nd Enugu International Trade Fair organised by the Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA), the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, said events of this nature provide the opportunity for NCC, as a telecom regulator, to interact with consumers and attend to their service-related concerns.
The stakeholders made the appeal in Lagos during an engagement of the Ministerial Task Force on Digital Switch Over with them.
Yusuf Ibrahim, NCC state Coordinator, Yola Zonal Office, disclosed this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Yola.
Danbatta stated this when he received a delegation of the Top Management Committee (TMC) of the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano (AKTH), who paid him a courtesy visit at the Kano Zonal Office of the Commission at the weekend.
Danbatta stated this while addressing the management of Nile University of Nigeria, when they paid a courtesy visit to the Commission’s Head Office in Abuja recently.
Wakil is the Director, Technical Standards and Network Integrity, while Asaju is the current Director, Spectrum Administration Department at the Commission.
This is contained in a joint statement issued on Tuesday by the CBN and the NCC on pricing of USSD services posted on the apex bank website.
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, will address the world press conference virtually on March 15, 2021 from the commission’s headquarters in Abuja.
Danbatta is a renowned scholar, erudite engineer, astute administrator, philanthropist, and a nation builder per excellence.
According to data by the National Bureau of Statistics, the rise in internet subscriptions in 2020 contributed massively to the growth in the telecoms industry.