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NCC Releases Short Code To Stop Annoying And Unsolicited Messages

Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, has released a new standard short code to stop unsolicited and annoying messages as the commision repeated that this will utilise Telecom consumers to provide them with quality services and valuable information. Meanwhile, this was resolved at 84th edition of NCC’s outreach programme in Abuja.

This was made known by Prof. Umar Danbata, the executive vice chairman of the Commission and represented by Alhaji Ismail Adedligba, deputy director consumer affairs.

How To Stop Unsolicited And Annoying Messages 

Sometimes is very annoying receiving too much adverts from MTN and Etisalat with other networks but NCC has put an end to them. MTN and Etisalat was the only network in Nigeria that applied while other networks are yet to join the league.

Annoying messages

It is easy and simple. Just send HELP to 2442 for free and you will see the options to option out from the services or SMS campaign including health, sport, banking, e.t.c

The options that will be sent are;

Text 1: To receive Banking/Insurance/Financial products.
Text 2: Real Estate.
Text 3: Education
Text 4: Health
Text5: To receive consumer goods & automobiles.
Text6: Communication/broadcasting/Entertainment/IT
Text 7: Tourism & Leisure
Text 8: Sport
Text 9: Religion
Text 9a: Christianity
Text 9b: Islam
Text 9c: Others
Text 10: Information on new products/Services
Text 11: News Alerts


Text 1: To receive Banking / Insurance/ Financial Products 

Text 2: Real Estate 

Text 3: Education 

Text 4: Health 

Text 5: To receive consumer goods & Automobiles 

Text 6: Communication/Broadcasting/Entertainment/IT, Text 7: Tourism & Leisure 

Text 8: Sport 

Text 9: Religion 

Text 9a: Christianity 

Text 9b: Islam 

Text 9c: Others 

Text 10: Information on new products/services Text 11: News Alerts

You can now send any corresponding number to 2442 and you will be optioned out from receiving annoying messages.

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  1. Ebenco Real Ebenco Real April 29, 2017

    This is a very good update from u now I can stop dos useless msg thank u!!!

  2. Bright Bright April 29, 2017

    nice move from NCC.
    really gonna be helpful

  3. Isah Adamu baush Isah Adamu baush April 29, 2017

    Hmmm NCC knows their duties? I think this is what they need to kept doing and send a strict warning to this networks provider cox many people cried because of them

  4. Badmus Adebayo Badmus Adebayo April 29, 2017

    A way to end this shit has been finally made. Nice move by NCC.

  5. Isah Adamu baush Isah Adamu baush April 29, 2017

    MTN should have to leave Nigeria , they cheat ,deceived and take out money out so Nigeria need to work on their native Networks provider like Glo

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