NCC remits N70bn into Federation Account

NCC remits N70bn into Federation Account
July 12 01:20 2016

The Nigerian Communications Commission
 (NCC) on Monday said it had remitted N70 billon into the Federation
Account in the last one year.

“This is in addition to the N30 billion paid by MTN
 Nigeria as a part payment of the N330billion fine
slammed on it by the Federal Government.
Yakubu Musa, Special Assistant on Media to the
 chief executive of the commission, made this known in
 a statement released in Abuja.
According to the statement, NCC won the European Award for Best
Practices 2016.
“

The ceremony, which held in Brussels, Belgium, was
hosted by the European Society for Quality Research
(ESQR), an affiliate of the European Union (EU).
The statement added that no fewer than 63 countries
participated in the award out of which the NCC won the
European Award for Best Practices 2016.

It said that the award, which was in the Gold category,
was in recognition of its outstanding commitment,
support and results in quality management strategies.

It said Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice-
Chairman of the commission, will address a Retreat on
Revenue Generation scheduled to hold from July 13 to
15 in Kano State.
Danbatta, a Professor of Telecommunications
Engineering, is also expected to share NCC’s
experience with the participants.