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Senate Okays Data Price Hike, Says “NCC Acted In National Interest”

The Nigerian Communications Commission ( NCC ) has acted in national interest on the issue of data price increase, the Senate Committee on Communications has said. The Committee, which visited the NCC headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday as part of it oversight functions, said Nigerians should see the commission as ...

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MTN denies bribing any government official for NCC N1.4tr fine reduction

Telecommunications giant, MTN on Friday categorically denied bribing Chief of Staff Abba Kyari, or any government official for the reduction of the N1.04 trillion fine slammed on the company by the Federal Government. The Chief Executive Officer of MTN, Ferdi Moolman in a statement said reports going around that it ...

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NCC Pardons MTN, Lifts Sanctions

The Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Mr Tony Ojobo yesterday Wednesday 17th March, 2016 said that the commission has lifted its sanction placed on MTN ever since 13th July,2015. He said,“This is to confirm that NCC has lifted the regulatory sanctions placed on MTN since July 13, 2015. ...

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MTN will have to pay $3.9 billion fine by Dec 31- NCC says

The Nigerian Communications Commission NCC says that telecommunications company MTN will have to pay a $3.9 billion fine for failing to disconnect users with unregistered SIM cards by Dec. 31. ‘Appropiate action will be taken’ should MTN fail to meet the deadline, a source at NCC told Reuters. Meanwhile MTN ...

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MTN Drags Nigerian Government To Court Over Fine

Telecommunications giant, MTN in a new twist of event has dragged the Government to court over the fine by Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).Read the communique shareholders and staff of MTN received below; Herewith a further update on the fine imposed on MTN Nigeria and renewal of cautionary announcement: Further to ...

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Nigerian data users demand fairness

Is this what globalization be all about, when we all living in doubt? Is it time to act out or blot out? Should the below average Nigerian start to cry or learn to try? Nigeria took a giant leap forward when GSM (Global System of Mobile Communication) came to stay ...

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MTN’s ‘Saka’ Advert Violates NCC Rules – Etisalat

Etisalat Nigeria has said the MTN’s new advert on Mobile Number Portability (MNP) violated the Nigerian Communications Commission and Advertisement Practitioners Council of Nigeria’s rules and that both regulatory agencies should wield their sticks on the dominant telecoms company. Etisalat’s director, brands & communications, Enitan Denloye, told Daily Trust that ...

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Text Message Across Networks To Cost N4 – NCC

The NCC announced the directive on Thursday. Any person subscribed to any of the Nigerian GSM networks must not be charged more than N4 for short message service, sms, sent to other networks, the NigerianCommunications Commission, NCC , said on Thursday. The NCC set a price cap of N4 per message for all domestic Off-Net Short Messaging Service, SMS, with ...

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