Public Inquiries on the Draft Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations, SIM Replacement Guidelines and The Spectrum Trading Guidelines

The Nigerian Communications Commission in exercise of its functions under the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 (the Act) has published the following draft regulatory instruments on its website for stakeholders’ comments:

  1. Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations;
  2. SIM Replacement Guidelines;
  3. Spectrum Trading Guidelines

In accordance with Section 57 of the Act, Public Inquiries in respect of the above mentioned draft regulatory instruments have been scheduled to hold virtually at 11.00am on the dates stated in the table below;

#Regulatory InstrumentDate of Public Inquiry
1.      Registration of Telephone Subscribers RegulationTuesday,  October 5, 2021
2.      SIM Replacement GuidelinesTuesday,  October 5, 2021
3.      Spectrum Trading GuidelinesTuesday,  October 5, 2021

Interested stakeholders are by this notice invited to make written submissions on the subject and participate in the Public Inquiries. Details of the virtual meeting will be forwarded to interested attendees prior to the Public Inquiries.

All submissions must reach the Commission on or before Friday, September 24, 2021 and should be addressed to:

The Executive Vice Chairman
Nigerian Communications Commission
Plot 423, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja

ATTN: Director, Legal and Regulatory Services


Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde