Kenneth Omeruo, the Lead Convener and Founder of InnovationHub Africa and Resources Limited, said this in a statement on Sunday in Lagos.
Browsing: Prof. Umar Danbatta
The ninth edition of the annual event, which will hold virtually this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, is scheduled for September 23 to 24, 2020, with the theme: “Achieving Inclusive Digital Economic Development in the Post-COVID19 Era.”
Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, who disclosed this during a virtual interactive session with media executives, noted that broadband penetration in the country was less than six per cent in 2015.
Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, disclosed this at a virtual interactive session with media executives on Monday.
The event, held at the NCC’s Communications and Digital Economy Complex, Mbora, Abuja, was attended by the top notch of the fourth estate of the realm both physically and virtually, as well as the senior management of the Commission, including the Executive Commissioner Stakeholder Management, Adeleke Adewolu.
Danbatta, who spoke at an interactive session with newsmen on Friday in Abuja, said the revenue was realised through spectrum fees and operating surplus, which he noted helped to boost the revenue generation drive of the present administration.
Danbatta made the disclosure at the virtual launch/award ceremony of the COVID-19 Research Grant presented to three startups, by the NCC, on Tuesday in Abuja.
Data available to The Guardian show that the contribution of the sector translates to N2.272 trillion, up from N1.821 trillion in the first quarter of the year.
The Award was presented to the EVC in his office in Abuja on Thursday by ATCON President, Olusola Teniola, in company with the association’s Executive Secretary, Ajibola Olude.
Danbatta alongside some staff of the Commission paid a condolence visit to the family at the residence of the late Funtua on Tuesday.
In order to further ensure transparency and accountability in regard to effective regulation and prevention of anti-competitive behaviour, the NCC has commenced the implementation of the Accounting Separation Framework in the Nigerian telecoms industry effective July 15, 2020
Danbatta was last month rewarded by President Muhammadu Buhari with a second term of five years for his numerous initiatives in repositioning the Commission to meet Nigeria’s needs in his first five-year tenure.
The Executive Vice-Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, asserted this at the 2018 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum series in Lagos with the theme: “Internet Governance: Sustaining Development’’.
Danbatta made this known when members of the Association of Charted Certified Accountants led by its Country Head, Tom Isibor, gave an award to NCC for its performance on Wednesday in Abuja.
Tony Ojobo, the NCC’s Director of Public Affairs said in a statement on Thursday that the remittance was in compliance with the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2007 (FRA 2007).
The Executive Vice-Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said this on Monday at an interactive session with newsmen in Lagos.
Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, said the signing of the MoU between NCC and CBN was a landmark in the digital transformation process that the commission was mandated courtesy of act establishing it.
Mobile phone subscription in Nigeria hits 147m – NCC
Danbatta represented by Austin Nwulune, the Director, Spectrum Administration Department, NCC said this at the Public Inquiry on the Commercial Satellite Communication Guideline and the Draft Consumer Code of Practice Regulations (as Amended).
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Consumer Conversation Programme is designed to educate consumers about their rights and privileges as they relate with the telecom service providers.