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Telecommunication operators in Nigeria continued to count losses in January as over 4 million subscribers left the various networks as the order to suspend new SIM registration enters the third month. The over 4 million subscribers that exited is the highest since the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) began to release the industry data in May […] Read Full Story
The Federal Government has approved the establishment of Sim swap centers by Mobile Network Operators, MNOs, across the local government areas of the country. The approval was disclosed during a...
KADUNA State Government has called on the general public to note that its Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, will not offer services to any person who does not have the Kaduna Residents Card or the National Identification Number, NIN, as from May 1, 2021.
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By Ikechukwu Odu Residents of Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State and environs, on Tuesday, decried what they described as undue exploitations at different National Identify Management Commission’s, NIMC, centres in the area. Some of the distraught residents, including Ignatius Asogwa, and Ngozi Omeke, said they were made to pay N2,000 and above before
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To enable its customers to physically register for their National Identification Number (NIN) and link it to their SIMs without hassles or payment, Nigeria’s customer-friendly telecommunications company, 9mobile, has begun NIN enrollment in its Experience Centres across Lagos and Abuja. The centres where customers can register effortlessly and free of any charges include the 43, […] Read Full Story
Good morning. We are leading with the latest updates on the abductions in Kagara, the screening of Service Chiefs by lawmakers, and the lingering challenges holding back NIN registration. Yet Another School Abduction In the early hours of Wednesday morning, gunmen stormed Government Science College, Kagara, in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. One … Continue reading Thursday Update: Kagara Abduction, Service Chiefs and NIN Registration Read Full Story
Hope Psbank, a subsidiary of Unified Payment Services Limited and Nigeria’s premier digital-first bank has commenced free National Identification Number (NIN) for Nigerians including its esteemed customers in all designated enrolment centres located in its regional offices across the country and head office in Lagos. Hope Psbank has 7 regional offices across the geopolitical zones […] Read Full Story
MONEY MARKET Hope PSBank, a subsidiary of Unified Payment Services Limited has commenced free National Identification Number (NIN) for Nigerians including its customers in all designated enrolment centres located in its regional offices across the country and its head office in Lagos. Hope PSBank has seven regional offices across the geopolitical
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Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has said the National Identity Number, NIN, can be deployed in fishing out criminal herdsmen. Ganduje made the remark while urging the federal government...
Olushola Odeyinde Nigerians on social media have described as ‘senseless’, the recent move by the Federal Government to make the National Identity Number mandatory for transactions such as the opening of bank accounts, payment of taxes, and voter registration. The PUNCH had earlier reported that the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, while […] Read Full Story
The Minister for Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has announced the original plans by the Federal government to issue a deadline for Nigerians to link their National Identity Numbers...
The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has charged telecom operators to take the NIN-SIM linkage exercise seriously. He said it was a good way of not only showing corporate governance, but securing the environment they are doing business in.
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The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami on Monday said the National Identification Numbers (NIN) database is superior to the Bank Verification Numbers (BVN). Speaking during a facility tour of telecoms operators and NIN registration centres on Monday, Dr Isa Pantami explained that he briefed the National Economic Sustainability Committee, headed … Continue reading ICYMI: We Need To Replace BVN With NIN, Says Minister Of Communications Read Full Story
The plan to replace the Biometric Verification Number (BVN) with the National Identification Number (NIN) by the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami may have the force of law, experts say. The Minister had on Monday while interacting with journalists said after making a presentation to the National Economic Sustainability Committee, he […] Read Full Story
The Federal Government of Nigeria has revealed its plans to replace Bank Verification Numbers with the National Identity Numbers, as stated by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Pantami during a briefing of newsmen following the inspection of the ongoing NIN registration at NIMC and other registration centres in Abuja. Pantami made it […]
Temiloluwa O’Peters and Chima Azubuike The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has said the Federal Government plans to replace Bank Verification Numbers with the National Identity Numbers. The minister said this while briefing newsmen after a facility tour and inspection of the ongoing NIN enrolment exercise at NIMC and other designated […] Read Full Story
…Urges CBN to prioritise NIN above BVN By Emmanuel Elebeke The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ali Pantami has called on all Nigerian citizens and legal residents to key into the ongoing National Identity enrolment exercise as the National Identity Number, NIN remains the only recognised means of Identity recognised by
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The mobile application issued by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) is far from perfect and may leave you scratching your head if you are not the patient type. Although the reviews have remarkably improved rising to 2.5 percent from 1.5 percent the last time we looked, it is better to avoid them and make […] Read Full Story
The Federal Government has extended the deadline for linkage of National Identity Numbers with Subscribers Identity Module, SIM, cards by eight weeks, from February 9 to April 6, 2021. This...
The federal government has extended the ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration exercise by 8 weeks, with a new deadline of April 6, 2021. According to a statement jointly signed by Direc... Read Full Story
**Says 58.16m NINs collected by Telcos By Emmanuel Elebeke The federal government has extended the ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration exercise by 8 weeks, with a new deadline of April 6, 2021. According to a statement jointly signed by Director Public Affairs, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Dr Ikechukwu
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The ongoing National Identification Number and Subscriber Identity Module integration exercise has been extended by eight weeks, the Federal Government announced on Tuesday morning. It said the new deadline was...
Telecommunications company, Globacom, has announced the commencement of registration of Nigerians for the National Identification Number (NIN) at its Gloworld outlets across the country. In a press release issued on...