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NCC Disqualifies Nigerians Below 18 From...

NCC Disqualifies Nigerians Below 18 From Owning SIM

The Nigerian Communications Commission has disqualified anyone below the age of 18 from registering and owning a Subscriber Identity Module in Nigeria. This is according to the draft copy of the modified Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations published on the commission’s website. In... read more »

Nigerians Without NIN Won’t Get Passport...

Nigerians Without NIN Won’t Get Passports, Driving Licence – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission says the October 31 deadline for linking their National Identity Numbers with their Subscriber Identity Modules remains sacrosanct. It also said that Nigerians without NIN would soon be denied the opportunity of acquiring driving licences and passports. The... read more »

 Post Title   Separator   Site Title  Buhari Govt Has Very Thin Skin for Criticism, Ozekhome Says as he Reacts to Twitter Ban
Twitter Ban: Buhari Govt Has Very Thin S...

Twitter Ban: Buhari Govt Has Very Thin Skin for Criticism – Ozekhome

Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, has said he was not shocked by the decision of the Federal Government to suspend access to Twitter, saying the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has a penchant for not tolerating punches, but delights in always giving punches to adversaries, real or... read more »

NCC Clamps down on Street Vendors of Copyright Works
NCC Clamps down on Street Vendors of Cop...

NCC Clamps down on Street Vendors of Copyright Works

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has increased efforts at curbing street trading of pirated books, musical works and movies across the country. The commission has arrested three piracy suspects and impounded pirated works estimated at N250,000 in Abuja. This move, according to NCC... read more »

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

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 Exercise will Be Reviewed - NCC

NIN Exercise will Be Reviewed – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday assured telephone subscribers that the timeline for ongoing linkage of subscriber identity modules (SIMs) with National Identity... read more »

Reps Link NIN Demand for SIM Registration to #EndSARS

Reps Link NIN Demand for SIM Registration to #EndSARS

 The House of Representatives on Wednesday said the recent directive to link National Identity Number (NIN) to Subscriber Identification Module cards was linked with strange calls and... read more »

SIM Card to be Linked to National Identity Number - FG

SIM Card to be Linked to National Identity Number – FG

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami has directed that SIM cards be linked to National Identity Number (NIN). The directive follows an earlier order by the... read more »

NCC Halts Sale, Registration of New SIM

NCC Halts Sale, Registration of New SIM

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has ordered Mobile Network Operators to immediately halt the sale and activation of new SIM cards pending an audit of the Subscriber... read more »