The Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has announced that it will follow the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) direction to prohibit outgoing calls on subscriber lines that do not meet the NIN-SIM connection Policy requirement. All Subscriber Identification Modules (SIMs) must be linked to a National Identification Number […]

Mobile Network Operators in Nigeria will begin blocking outbound calls on subscriber-allotted lines that have not yet been linked to the National Identification Number (NIN) database as of today, April 4th, 2022. Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, spoke on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari […]

According to the Minister, the Committee is in accordance with UNICEF’s global advocacy effort for protecting children online. On Tuesday in Abuja, Pantami inaugurated the National Committee on the Development of a Unified National Strategy on Child Online Protection (COP) in Nigeria. Members of the committee come from the Federal […]

The Nigerian Senate has ordered the Army and Airforce to bombard terrorist sanctuaries as soon as possible in order to restore peace and stability to the country. This came as the upper chamber urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a full-scale war on terrorists in order to secure Nigeria’s borders. […]

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has appealed for promises to help bridge the digital divide by establishing and maintaining community networks around the country. CITAD made the announcement at a press conference in Lagos, where it detailed efforts to find and cultivate local champions who could influence […]

Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD), a department of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has asked the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for help in developing state-of-the-art satellite towns worthy of a federal capital. The call was made recently by STDD Coordinator Obinna Ogwuegbu, who was leading an 11-man team on […]