Between March 31 and April 23 this year, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) issued additional 3.6 million National Identification Numbers (NINs), pushing the total figure to 80.7 million.
Without prejudice to the right of the Federal Government (FG) to set policy guidelines and enforce them, there are extenuating circumstances dictating the need for the extension
While the reported server crisis/downtime suffered by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) a few weeks ago might have been resolved, it has created a new challenge in the financial inclusion ecosystem, both for businesses and individuals.
Several subscribers affected by the Federal Government’s directive to ban their Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards for failure to link them with the National Identification Number ...
Crowds have continued to besiege service outlets belonging to telecoms operators and designated National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) centres to register for the National Identification Number
The House of Representatives is moving to get telecommunication subscribers protected against breach of privacies which often leads to fraud and loss of funds.
As Telecommunications operators in the country brace up to obey the Federal Government’s directive to bar Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) cards that are not linked to National Identification Number (NIN), a problem that lingers is about privacy of the citizens.
Confusion, anger and frustration were let loose yesterday, especially from subscribers who claimed to have been barred in error despite successfully linking their National Identification Numbers....
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the implementation of NIN-SIM Policy and directed Telephone companies (Telcos) to bar all outgoing calls on unlinked cell phone lines from April 4.
The Federal Government has ordered telecoms operators to bar outgoing calls on all unlinked Subscriber Identification Modules (SIM) cards in the country. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isah Pantami gave the directive on Monday. Recall that the deadline handed Nigerians to link their National Identification Number (NIN) to their SIMs ended on…
Though the extension handed citizens to link their National Identification Numbers (NINs) to Subscriber Identification Modules (SIMs) cards elapsed yesterday, the Federal Government has, nevertheless, called on the citizens to complete the linkage in the next few days.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has issued 77.1 million unique National Identification Numbers (NIN) in the country.