Sunday, 24th September 2023


5 May
For Nigeria to achieve a robust and sustainable system of national digital identity as well as advance the cause of the digital economy, stakeholders have emphasised the need for synergy among all organs of government both at the national and sub-national levels.
1 May
The number of the National Identification Number (NIN) issued to Nigerians by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in Nigeria is some 1.29 million away from hitting the 100 million mark.
13 Apr
Justice Yellin Bogoro of a Federal High Court, Lagos, has fixed April 19, 2023, for hearing of a suit filed by a group, Initiative for Golden Rule of Life Advocacy, asking the court to declare that the Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA) law is illegal and unconstitutional.
29 Mar
The National Identification Numbers (NINs) issued by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has hit 97.4 million as of March 2023. Data from NIMC, yesterday, showed that more Nigerian men have been issued with NIN.
14 Mar
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has agreed on a framework with the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to improve the quality of service, accuracy and speed of passport services through the timely verification of the National Identification Number (NIN).
25 Jan
More Nigerians have been identified and added to the national database as the figure of National Identification Number (NIN), issued by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) rose to 95 million, according to latest data.
20 Dec 2022
The Director General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Engr. Aliyu Abubakar Aziz has stressed the need to put in place, deliberate and long-term plans to chart new pathways that will build resilience, explore emerging trends and capitalize on the opportunities inherent in a unified identity system in order to reposition the country economically and productively.
6 Dec 2022
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) added 1.9 million new identification numbers to the enrollment database for the National Identity Numbers (NIN) in November. This moved the number from 90.68 NINs in October to 92.63 million a month after. Latest statistics from the NIMC, which revealed this, showed that more men enrolled in the exercise.…
3 Nov 2022
.Enrollees allege slow response time, extortions, network hitches As of October 2022, the number of National Identity Numbers (NINs) issued to Nigerians by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has hit 90.6 million. Checks by The Guardian showed that the NIMC issued 56 per cent, which is 50.9 million of the NINs to male enrollees,…
22 Oct 2022
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has denied knowing some suspects arrested by the Nigerian Army in Niger Republic caught enrolling Nigerians for the National Identification Number (NIN).
5 Oct 2022
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has said with increasing data generation, it is necessary to put in place, a principal legislation for security...
2 Oct 2022
The National Senior Citizen Centre (NSCC) and National Identity Management Agency (NIMC) have unveiled plans to provide special identity cards to older persons across the country to enable them access discounts..


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