Danbatta, other stakeholders endorse book on Telecoms Law, Regulations

stakeholders endorse book on Telecoms Law, Regulations

Danbatta, other stakeholders endorse book on Telecoms Law, Regulations   Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) was among eminent personalities who have endorsed a new book on Nigeria telecommunications industry’s legal and regulatory ecosystem. The book, “Nigerian Telecommunications Law and Regulation”, which is co-authored by Quasim Odunmbaku, a telecoms regulatory professional at the NCC and Rotimi Akapo, a lawyer, who specialises in Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) practice, is written in 18 chapters and over 600 pages. Speaking at the virtual public presentation of…

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Feats in telecoms sector earn Danbatta Man of the Year Award

Feats in telecoms sector earn Danbatta Man of the Year Award   Achievements in the Nigerian telecoms sectors have yet brought home another recognition to Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman and chief executive (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The EVC has just received the prestigious “Man of the Year 2020” award from the Publishers of MoneyReport Magazine. The award was presented to the EVC at the Commission’s Headquarters in Abuja, on Tuesday by the Board Chairman, MoneyReport and former Director-General of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Ndi Okereke-Onyiuke.…

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NCC remits N362.34bn to government coffers in 5 years

NCC remits N362.34bn, economic economic diversification

NCC remits N362.34bn to government coffers in 5 years As Danbatta reiterates telcoms’ criticality to economic diversification   Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said the commission remitted N362.34 billion to the government’s consolidated account in the last five years. The EVC has also explained that telecommunications sector has a key role to play in the economic diversification agenda of Nigeria. Danbatta made this assertion in his presentation to Course 29 Participants at the National Defence College, Nigeria, recently. Speaking on a theme, “The…

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Zik Prize: Danbatta dedicates award to NCC Board, management, staff

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Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), at the weekend, dedicated his Zik Prize to the board, management and staff of the Commission for their “collective and untiring commitment and efforts” in advancing the course of effective telecoms regulation in the country. While receiving the award in the professional leadership category at the annual Zik Prize 2020 organised by Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC) in Lagos on Sunday, Danbatta thanked the organizers for the honour, stating that the award was “a recognition for…

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NCC boss Danbatta to be honoured with prestigious Zik Prize next week

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The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, is billed to be honoured with the prestigious Zik Prize in the Professional Leadership category in Lagos, next week. The award will be presented to Danbatta by Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC), during an elaborate ceremony slated for Sunday, December 6, 2020 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos State by 6 p.m. This year’s event, which also coincides with the 25th anniversary of the Zik Prize series, will be chaired by Nobel Laureate, Prof.…

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NCC pledges increased collaboration with Varsities

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As Danbatta receives more commendations  ________________________ The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has pledged to increase collaboration with higher institutions of learning across the country in order to transform Nigeria into a full knowledge-based economy. The Chairman, Board of Commissioners of NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande, stated this during a courtesy visit by NCC Board members to Bayero University, Kano (BUK) at the weekend as part of activities lined up for the 2020 NCC Board retreat held in Kano State. According to Akande, who praised the university for producing Prof. Umar Garba…

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Danbatta takes telecoms industry issues to the airwaves

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The Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Kaduna on Saturday hosted the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, where he discussed a wide range of issues affecting the telecommunications industry.  Appearing on “Hannu da yawa”, a popular programme on Radio Nigeria Kaduna, broadcast in Hausa language and which has hosted governors, ministers and top government officials in the country, Danbatta spoke on various telecoms issues bordering on connectivity and consumer protection. Anchored by the duo of Yusuf Zain Dogara and Abba Bashir, Danbatta extensively…

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How Nigeria can overcome economic crisis, by Danbatta

Nigeria’s gradual road to economic recovery

Says 4IR offers greater revenue-earning potential _________________________ Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has underscored the centrality of economic diversification and ethical leadership at all levels of government as panacea to the current economic headwinds in Nigeria. Danbatta stated this when he delivered a paper titled: “Ethical Leadership as an Instrument for National Sustainability in the Post-Oil Nigerian Economy. A Public Sector Perspective” at a two-day hybrid (online and onsite) Annual Directors Conference (ADC). At the event organized by the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria earlier…

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Danbatta receives accolades for giving back to society

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Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has been commended for his role in community and national development through his Danbatta Charity Foundation (DCF), a non-profit organisation. The Sarki Bai of Bichi and District Head of Danbatta, Alhaji Isyaku Wada Waziri and other beneficiaries of the DCF gave the commendation during the Quranic Graduation Ceremony of 21 students of Garkuwa Usman Community Primary School Islamiya, Danbatta Local Government Area, Kano State, at the weekend. While commending the EVC for being a pillar of support for…

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NCC fights for Nigeria’s share of $13.2trn 5G economic gains

NCC fights for Nigeria’s share of $13.2trn 5G economic gains

Nigeria’s Telecoms regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has continued to advance efforts towards ensuring that Nigeria does not miss out on the huge economic benefits promised by 5G technology. This played out again on Tuesday in the address of Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman of the NCC, while addressing the Abuja chapter of the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA) at a capacity-building training the NCC organized for the tech journalists. Danbatta disabused the mind of Nigerians of misinformation about 5G which could deny the country its fair…

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