The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has remitted N70 billon into the Federation Account in the last one year.
Yakubu Musa, Special Assistant on Media to the chief executive of the commission, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Monday.
“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 commission.
He also said the NCC won the European Award for Best Practices 2016 at a ceremony, which held in Brussels, Belgium. The ceremony, according to the statement, 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, a Professor of Telecommunications Engineering and 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.