MTN collects 35m NINs as service revenue rises by N385.2b in Q1
Telecommunications firm, MTN, said as at April 30, over 35 million of its subscribers had submitted their National Identity Number (NIN), which had subsequently been passed to the National Identity Management Commission for verification.
Concerns over extortion as express passport centre opens
It is barely a month into the launch of the 24-hour express passport office by the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) but applicants are already calling expressing cautious optimism as Nigerians...
Subscribers get reprieve as FG extends NIN-SIM linkage by one month
Reprieve may have come the way of Nigerians, especially subscribers, who are yet to link their National Identity Number (NIN) to Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) cards, ..
Nigerians without NIN risk 14 years imprisonment
The Federal Government has disclosed that over 51 million Nigerians have so far enrolled for the National Identity Number (NIN). Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami made the disclosure on Thursday during a briefing organised by the Media department of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Pantami, at the weekly briefing, however, warned that Nigerians…
Our anesthetic Nigerian processes
I will do something different. I will talk about real life experiences of a few Nigerians who have attempted to get their Nigerian Identification Number (NIN) following the ultimatum given by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Court again adjourns suit challenging NIN registration until February 22
A Federal High Court Lagos on Monday, adjourned until Feb.22, a suit challenging the linkage of the National Identification Number
‘Nigeria digital identity project on course despite challenges’
As Nigeria steps up the goal of identifying every citizen within its shores, the Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)
NIMC registers 3m NINs in two months
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said it registered three million National Identification Numbers (NINs) between December 2020 and January 2021.
Subscribers applaud FG, seek further extension of NIN-SIM linkage deadline
NIMC issues disclaimer on fake agents, representatives In SPITE of the eight weeks extension for the registration, verification and linking of the National Identification Number (NIN) to Subscribers Identification Modules (SIM) cards, subscribers have asked the Federal Government to further extend the deadline to June 30, 2021. Subscribers, who spoke with The Guardian and those…