NIMC, ALTON discuss january 2019 NIN deadline
Ahead of the January 1, 2019 deadline given by the Federal Government for the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIN), Engr. Aliyu Aziz, director-general of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has held wide ranging consultations with the leadership of mobile network operators in the country under the aegis of Association of Licensed…
NIMC, operators strategise on January 2019 NIN deadline
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the telecommunications operators are currently in talks on how to ensure smooth transition...
FG to enforce mandatory use of national IDs from january 2019
The Federal Government said it is enforcing the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIN) beginning from January 1, 2019, according to Aliyu Abubakar, director-general of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). Abubakar said the mandatory usage of the identification number was sequel to Federal Executive Council (FEC’s) approval last week of the immediate…
FEC okays roadmap for digital identity ecosystem
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the immediate implementation of a strategic roadmap for a new Digital Identity Ecosystem in Nigeria.
NIMC begins transfer of e-ID cards
National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has introduced the transfer of e-ID Card to any NIMC Registration and Card Collection Centres of enrolee’s choice for collection. Mr. Loveday Ogbonna, head, Corporate Communications, NIMC, said the request could be made from any of the NIMC Registration and Card Collection Centres nationwide, other than where the individual enrolled…
Collect your PVCs, elect credible leaders, Gaidam tells Yobe electorate
Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, yesterday charged the electorate to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) before the Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) exercise ends on August 31, 2018. The governor made the call in his message during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations at Government House, Damaturu. He said obtaining PVCs is the only guaranteed means to elect…
‘Digital identity crucial to access social services’
The Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Aziz, has identified digital identity as a critical factor for individuals to access social benefits including subsidies and entitlements.
‘Make national identity requirement for asset declaration’
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has asked the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to make the National Identification Number (NIN) a basic requirement for asset declaration in the country.
FG plans 70m digital data base growth by 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja, disclosed plans to grow the country’s digital database to 70 million in 2019. He made the disclosure at a conference organised by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), in collaboration with ID4Africa Movement. The theme of the conference was: “Harmonisation of identity schemes and its response to current demand.”…
NBA engages Lagos government on taxation, land use charge
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos branch has said it would engage Lagos state government on the controversial land use charge, taxation, land documentations and other topical issues in its law week programme scheduled to commence May 5, 2018.