Nigerian Communications Commission

Nigerian Communications Commission

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 24th of 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.

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Organizational structure

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

Spectrum Administration Directorate

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

Licensing Directorate

  • Licensing/Records
  • Zonal Operations
  • Tariff/Charges

Technical Standards & Network Integrity

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

Legal Directorate

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

===Human Capital and Infrastructure Group Directorate

  • Finance
  • Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology

List of Present Commissioners

  • Chairman - Mr Peter Igho
  • Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive - Dr. Eugene Juwah
  • Executive Commissioner - Dr. Bashir Gwandu
  • Former Member - Engr. Patrick S. Kentebe
  • Former Member - Engr. Olawale Ige
  • Member - Engr. Muhtari Ibrahim Zimit
  • Member - Dr. Micheal Onyia
  • Member - Mr. Bayo Atoyebi

Contact information

Head Office

Plot 432, Aguiyi Ironsi Way Maitama, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. Tel: 234-9-4617000 Lagos Office

9A Bankole Oki Street, Behind Ikoyi Club, Ikoyi, Lagos.
General Information

Public Affairs Department ncc@ncc.gov.ng

External links


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