NCC
2:00
Sep 7, 2021

Regulator slammed for telecoms service shutdown in northern Nigeria

NCC cites “pervading security situation” to justify directive to shutdown services in Zamfara state.
1:40
Jul 28, 2021

Nigeria again extends NIN/SIM registration deadline

New October deadline follows request from stakeholders to consider remote regions.
3:10
May 26, 2021

Nigeria’s telecommunications industry grapples with new privacy concerns

Regulator refutes media reports regarding IMEI numbers, Minister concerned over WhatsApp privacy policy.
1:40
May 10, 2021

SpaceX confirms interest in Nigeria market

Delegation met with NCC to detail plans, objectives.
1:50
Apr 16, 2021

Conditional return of SIM card sales in Nigeria

Government lifts ban but warns new registrations have to link with National Identification Number.
2:40
Apr 9, 2021

MTN Nigeria activates new channel partnerships

Operator moves to reassure market after recent dispute downs banking service channels.
1:50
Mar 12, 2021

MTN Nigeria secures additional spectrum

Operator acquires additional 10MHz on 800MHz band from the Lagos-based telecommunications firm.
1:30

Nigeria again reschedules SIM NIN registration

Government says MNOs have to date collected 56.18 million National Identification Numbers.
1:40

Nigeria confident of meeting new SIM NIN integration deadline

Officials claim 47.8 million NINs have been registered to date.
2:10
Jan 20, 2021

Nigeria extends NIN-SIM integration deadline

Regulator says 47.8 million NINS have been collected by mobile operators.