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NIN Mandatory for Bank Account Opening, Voter Registration - Pantami
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NIN Mandatory for Bank Account Opening, Voter Registration – Pantami

Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, says the national identification number (NIN) is compulsory for transactions such as bank account opening, payment of taxes and voter registration. Speaking in Abuja on Thursday, he said the government is determined to ensure that all... read more »

NIN Compulsory for Bank Accounts, Voter Registration – FG
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NIN Compulsory for Bank Accounts, Voter Registration – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said that the National Identity Number, NIN, is compulsory for the opening of bank accounts, payment of taxes, and voter registration. This was disclosed by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami in Abuja while hosting the newly elected... read more »

Plans Underway to Replace BVN with NIN – FG
Plans Underway to Replace BVN with NIN –...

Plans Underway to Replace BVN with NIN – FG

Dr Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy has said the Federal Government plans to phaseout Bank Verification Numbers, NIN, and replace it with National Identity Numbers. Pantami disclosed this while interacting with reporters after taking a tour and inspecting the ongoing... read more »

Cryptocurrencies Ban’ll Boost Anti-Money Laundering Compliance – ABCON
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Cryptocurrencies Ban will Boost Anti-Money Laundering Compliance – ABCON

The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria, ABCON, has backed the Central Bank of Nigeria’s order directing banks to close all accounts belonging to cryptocurrency traders. This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday titled,  ‘ABCON backs CBN’s cryptocurrency trading... read more »

Cryptocurrency Ban: They Breed Illegal Activities - CBN Says as it Defends Action
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Cryptocurrency Ban: They Breed Illegal Activities – CBN Says as it De...

Following the ban placed on cryptocurrencies, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has defended its decision saying they promote illegal activities and raise risks, among other reasons. The apex bank disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday concerning various comments and reactions following its... read more »

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MTN Expands NIN Enrolment Capabilities

MTN Expands NIN Enrolment Capabilities

MTN Nigeria has disclosed that it is exponentially increasing capacity to provide National Identity Number enrolment services across its customer interaction touch points pan-Nigeria, rural locations... read more »

99% of Citizens Data Insured, Protected Says FG

99% of Citizens Data Insured, Protected Says FG

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that at least 99 per cent of citizens data was protected and insured, urging Nigerians not to worry about the privacy of their data. The assurance was given by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, during the virtual National Privacy Week conference organised by the National... read more »

Telcos Licensed to Provide NIN – NIMC

Telcos Licensed to Provide NIN – NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, has licensed telecommunication companies to register people seeking to obtain National Identity Numbers so... read more »

FG Grants Plateau Govt NIN registration Licence 

FG Grants Plateau Govt NIN registration Licence 

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has said he has secured a registration licence for the State Government to commence the enrollment of National... read more »

21 Million Subscribers Yet to Obtain NIN – Telcos

21 Million Subscribers Yet to Obtain NIN – Telcos

Telecommunications operators on Wednesday said at least 143 million Subscriber Identification Modules, SIM, are currently identifiable to the National Identity... read more »

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FG Extends Deadline for NIN

FG Extends Deadline for NIN

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for millions of Nigerians unable to link their National Identity numbers (NINs) with Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards to February... read more »

INEC Mulls Making NIN Compulsory for Voter Registration

INEC Mulls Making NIN Compulsory for Voter Registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is considering making the National Identity Number, NIN, compulsory for registering voters when the continuous voter registration... read more »

43 Million NINs Awaiting NIMC Verification

43 Million NINs Awaiting NIMC Verification

Telecommunication companies in Nigeria have forwarded at least 43 million National Identity Numbers, NINs, to the National Identity Management Commission for verification in order to have... read more »

Ekiti Govt. Includes N550m Budget For drones Used To Fight Kidnapping, Banditry

Ekiti Govt. Includes N550m Budget For drones Used To Fight Kidnapping, Banditry

Ekiti State Government has said efforts are on to procure sophisticated drones as part of efforts to boost surveillance, expose criminal hideouts and combat insecurity. Commissioner for... read more »

Breaking: NIMC Shuts Head Office in Abuja

Breaking: NIMC Shuts Head Office in Abuja

The National Identity Management Commission has closed its headquarters in Abuja against all National Identity Number enrolment activities. The move is not unconnected to discouraging large... read more »