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Nigerians Spent 3.66 Trillion Naira On Calls And Data In 2 Years – NCC

I think Nigerians are really consuming alot in calls and data as Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC said at the commision headquarters in Abuja that Nigerians had spent 3.66 Trillion Naira on telecommunication services in 2015 and 2016 respectively.

Prof. Umar Dambatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, said; Nigerian spent  $5.6 billion in 2015 and $6.6 billion in 2016 which is making $12.2 billion ( 3.6trillion naira) on calls and data at an average rate of 300Naira.

So that analysis shows that the N3.66 trillion spent by Nigerians Telecom subscribers are more than half of the 2017 annual budget of 7.298 trillion naira.

He said; Nigerians Telecom subscribers or consumers spent a whooping $5.6 billion in 2015 and in 2016, it was topped with $1 billion which is making $6.6 billion.

NCC said that just as their patronage is important, the consumer will be our focus as they will keep bringing out new initiatives to achieve high quality of service by the service providers.

So to summarize it all, 2017 has the most Telecom subscribers that consumes alot of data and calls in Nigeria.

What do you have to say about this?


  1. Bright Bright March 16, 2017

    yeah right! Nigerians are talkative… especially the gentlemen e.g Agbontan precious and his Girlfriend spending 6hrs talking #laughing-Out-Loud

  2. Badmus Adebayo Badmus Adebayo March 16, 2017

    Oh my God! We spend this much. Quite unbelievable. It increases with a billion dollar in 2016. Can't believe what the increase is going to be at the end of 2017. Thanks for the update.

  3. Olabiyi Malik Olabiyi Malik March 16, 2017

    And we are complaining about recession
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  4. Faleye Ebenezer Faleye Ebenezer March 16, 2017

    Is it not this year that we are lamenting recession most and now imagine how it has come to favour some people, not yet getting to the Half of the year o, so what are we gonna see at the end of the year then we them wait and see o. Good evening my pple

  5. abdulrahman yusuf abdulrahman yusuf March 16, 2017

    Naija calling and data is small….oga prex if u see that of countries like US,UK,Dubai etc abeg post am

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