Nigerian Communications Commission

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is the independent regulatory body for the Nigerian telecommunications industry. The NCC was created under Decree number 75 by the Federal Military Government of Nigeria on 24 November 1992. The NCC was charged with the responsibility of regulating the supply of telecommunications services and facilities, promoting competition, and setting performance standards for telephone services in Nigeria.

Organizational structure[edit]

The commission is headed by a board of nine commissioners, composed of the Chairman, the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, two Executive Officers, and five non-executive commissioners.

There are five directorates, fourteen departments, and five units. All these offices report to the office of the chief executive.

Directorates and their departments[edit]

Spectrum Administration Directorate[edit]

  • Spectrum Planning
  • Spectrum Assignment
  • Spectrum Utilization & Monitoring
  • Spectrum Database Management

Licensing Directorate[edit]

  • Licensing/Records
  • Zonal Operations
  • Tariff/Charges

Technical Standards & Network Integrity[edit]

  • Wireless Networks
  • Fixed Networks and Converged Services
  • Interconnection & Network Monitoring

Legal Directorate[edit]

  • License Docs/Registry
  • Telecoms laws/Regulations
  • Dispute Resolution

Human Capital and Infrastructure Group Directorate[edit]

  • Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology

Public Affairs Department[edit]

  • Protocol
  • Media Management
  • Public Relations
  • Regulatory and Government

Finance Department[edit]

Commission's Secretariat[edit]

= Consumer Affairs Bureau[edit]

= New Media and Information Services[edit]

Project Department[edit]

Policy and Competition Department[edit]

Information Technology Department[edit]

Compliance and Enforcement Department[edit]

Corporate Planning Department[edit]

List of Present Commissioners 2015[edit]

  • Chairman -
  • Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive - Professor Umar Danbatta
  • Executive Commissioner (Technical Services)- Engr Ubale Maska
  • Member -
  • Member -
  • Member -
  • Member -
  • Member -

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