• NCC arrests 6 for selling pre-registered sim cards in Kano

    NCC arrests 6 for selling pre-registered sim cards in Kano

    According to reports, the Enforcement Unit of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has arrested six suspects for selling registered Sim Cards in Kano metropolis.

    The NCC Head of Enforcement Unit, Mr Salisu Abdu, disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after arresting the suspects on Monday in Kano.

    He said the suspects were apprehended during a raid at the Farm Centre, GSM Market and Yankura near Sabon Gari Market after conducting surveillance on the area.

    “Before the arrest was made, we purchased registered Sim […]

  • NCC vows to punish dealers, users of pre-registered sim

    NCC vows to punish dealers, users of pre-registered sim

    The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, said it has noticed that despite regulations and directives against the sale and use of pre-registered SIM cards, Operators through their Dealers/Agents still sell pre-registered SIM cards in several parts of the country.

    Tony Ojobo, Director, Public Affairs, in a statement on Wednesday reiterated NCC’s provisions on the matter.

    It called the attention of the public to Sections 19 and 20 of the NCC (Registration of Telephone Subscribers) Regulations, 2011 which states: 19.(1) Any licensee who fails […]