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NIN a Requirement For New SIM Card Acquisition and Activation as Issuance Of New Sim Cards Resumes April 19 – FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria via Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy on Thursday April 15 said the issuance of new SIM cards will resume on April 19.    In a statement released by technical aide – Femi Ademiluyi on behalf of the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and Minister Isa Pantami, stated that new SIM […]

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UPDATE: Isa Pantami Proposes Replacement of BVN with NIN.

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Is Pantami, has proposed to the Federal Government to replace the Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) with the National Identity Numbers (NIN). Pantami disclosed this to newsmen shortly after a tour of telecoms operators and NIN licensees in Abuja today February 8. Responding to challenges encountered by those with the […]

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NIN-SIM : Stakeholders Demands Extension of Registration & Linkage Excersise By 6 months.

The Stakeholders in the telecom space have called for further extension of the National Identification Number and Subscriber Identity Module integration exercise by six months. They noted that the eight weeks extension given by government on Tuesday would not be enough going by the number of Nigerians yet to be registered, as well as other […]

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NIN – SIM : Mobile Network Operators Submit 56.18 million Identity Numbers For Linkage.

A total of 56.18 million National Identity Numbers have been collected by the mobile network operators and submitted for linkage with their respective Subscriber Identification Modules. Also, the ongoing NIM-SIM integration exercise has been extended by eight weeks, the Federal Government announced on Tuesday. It said the new deadline was now April 6, 2021. Director, […]

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NIN- SIM Linkage Now a Money Spinning venture – CLO Calls For Decentralization & Impromptu Visits to NIMC Centres.

National Identity Management Commission has been called upon to pay Impromptu Visits to NIMC Centres. Civil Liberties Organization (CLO) in Anambra state has urged the Federal Government to decentralise issuance of National Identity Number (NIN) by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). The state chairman, Comrade Vincent Ezekwueme who gave the advice on Wednesday in […]

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NIN: NIMC Shuts Headquarters In ABUJA. See List of Reactivated Centres.

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 gatherings at the centre amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. According to NIMC Spokesman, Kayode Adegoke, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, gave the […]

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NIN Registration SET TO BE SUSPENDED.

The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, has said that the Federal government may suspend the ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) due to the large crowds which pose COVID-19 risks. Mamora, who is also a member of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, said this when he appeared on Channels Television today January 11. “Nobody […]

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NIN : How Nigerians In Diaspora Can REGISTER – Abike Dabiri

The Federal Government has directed Nigerians abroad to visit the website of the National Identity Management Commission to enable them to register for the National Identity Number. This was disclosed on Monday by Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the chairman of the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission. The NIDCOM boss said that the details of the agents who are […]

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All Account Holders In NIGERIA TO RE-REGISTER THEIR DETAILS – FG

The Federal Government has ordered all account holders in the country’s financial institutions to register their details again. The order was given despite the possession of the Bank Verification Number and the National Identification Number by account holders. This new order was disclosed by the government on its Twitter account, @NigeriaGov, on Thursday. INFORMATION: This […]