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FG Extends Deadline for NIN
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 9. The initial deadline expired on January 19. The mobile network operators (MNOs) said the Federal Government... read more »

43 Million NINs Awaiting NIMC Verification
43 Million NINs Awaiting NIMC Verificati...

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 them linked with their respective Subscriber Identification Modules, SIMs. Despite the duration of time given... read more »

NIN: NIMC Resumes Enrolment As Minister Promises to Address Workers’ Grievances
NIN: NIMC Resumes Enrolment As Minister ...

NIN: NIMC Resumes Enrolment As Minister Promises to Address Workers’ Grieva...

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has resumed the enrollment service for the National Identity Number, NIN, in its offices across the country, the commission said on Friday. According to the commission, the disruption occasioned by the planned strike action by the Association of... read more »

NIN: FG Outlines New Conditions for SIM Replacement
NIN: FG Outlines New Conditions for SIM ...

NIN: FG Outlines New Conditions for SIM Replacement

The Federal Government has outlined new conditions for telecommunication service subscribers to have their lost, stolen, misplace or damaged SIM cards replaced. This was contained in a statement jointly signed on Friday by the Director, Public Affairs, NCC, Ikechukwu Adinde; and Head, Corporate... read more »

FG Extends Deadline for Linking NIN to SIM Cards
FG Extends Deadline for Linking NIN to S...

FG Extends Deadline for Linking NIN to SIM Cards

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for the provision of National Identification Number (NIN) by telecommunication service subscribers as part of SIM registration to February 9, 2021. This was contained in a statement released on Monday jointly signed by the Executive Vice-Chairman,... read more »

SIM Registration: FG Cancels USSD NIN Retrieval Fee

SIM Registration: FG Cancels USSD NIN Retrieval Fee

Following the new directive on linking National Identification Number to SIM cards, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim has directed the Nigerian Communications... 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 »