Nigerian Senate advances legal backing for NCC’s National Emergency Number 112, ECC

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Nigerian Senate advances legal backing for NCC’s National Emergency Number 112, ECC     Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber, The Senate, has taken further steps towards strengthening the legal status for the country’s National Emergency Number 112, being implemented by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) though it’s Emergency Communication Centres (ECC). The Senate Committee on Communications recently organised a one-day public hearing where stakeholders gathered to make valuable contributions and observations on two bills by the Senate Committee on Communications. These are the Nigerian Postal Service Act (Repeal and Establishment) Bill,…

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How NCC’s Emergency Communication Centers are promoting public safety, by Danbatta

Emergency Communication Centers

How NCC’s Emergency Communication Centers are promoting public safety, by Danbatta   As international recognitions underscore project’s impact on Nigerians   The activation of Emergency Communication Centers (ECCs) across the country by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is making far-reaching impact and enhancing the Federal Government’s drive to improve security of lives and property, Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman of the Commission, has said. The NCC has received two international recognitions from the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) and the African Public Relations Association (APRA) in acknowledgment of the…

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NCC’s Emergency Communications Centres process 1,500 COVID-19-related calls – Danbatta

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As Pantami commissions Imo ECC ______________________________________ Umar Danbatta, the executive vice chairman and chief executive officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has disclosed that over 1,500 COVID-19-related calls were received and processed through the Commission’s Emergency Communications Centres (ECCs) in the peak of the pandemic in Nigeria. The EVC made this disclosure during the commissioning of the ECC in Owerri, Imo State over the weekend by the Isa Pantami, the minister of communications and digital economy. The event which was hosted by Hope Uzodimma, the executive governor of the…

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Towards Digital Economy: Pantami inaugurates NCC’s ECC, 5 other IT projects

Pantami inaugurates NCC’s ECC, 5 other IT projects

The Minister Of Communications And Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami,  has  inuagurated six new Information Technology (IT) projects to further accelerate the pace of the country towards achiving a digital economy. Specifically, the project included a new Emergency Communicatioon Centre (ECC), built by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in Kaduna State, and five other projects by other agencies under the ministry. The NCC’s ECC project, which makes it possible for people of Kaduna and environs to dial 112 Emergency Number to get help during emergencies from appropriate emergency response agencies,…

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