Sunday, 22nd May 2022
Breaking News:


26 Apr
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.
25 Apr
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued President Muhammadu Buhari and two others at the Federal High Court, Lagos, over failure to unblock phone lines of over 72 million telecommunications...
31 Mar
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has issued 77.1 million unique National Identification Numbers (NIN) in the country.
1 Jan
To further cover remote areas, diaspora, schools, hospitals and others, the Federal Government (FG) has shifted the NIN-SIM verification deadline from yesterday (December 31, 2021) to March 31, 2022.
30 Dec
About 134.4 million Nigerians are currently without the National Identification Number (NIN) as the NIN-SIM linkage deadline ends tomorrow, The Guardian can report.
1 Sep 2021
Between 2015 and 2020, Nigeria’s telecommunications sector attracted $3.9 billion foreign investments (portfolio and direct). The 2021 Telecommunications Industry report released by Agusto & Co...
3 Mar 2021
The African Union (AU) has noted that though there has been a huge expansion of fibre optic networks on the continent (which have extended from 278 056 km in 2009 to 1.02 million km in June 2019), nearly 300 million Africans...
25 Dec 2020
MTN Group Chief Executive Officer, Ralph Mupita said the telecommunications firm welcome the deadline extension, and will continue to work with the Nigerian authorities on the National Identity Number (NIN) process.


1 day ago
The Police Command in Lagos State says it will arrest both motorcyclists and passengers as part of measures to enforce the ban on commercial motorcycle operations in the state.
1 day ago
Five people, including four members of the same family, were killed in a tourist plane crash in the French Alps on Saturday, rescue services said.
1 day ago
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has faulted the hearing of arbitrations for the contracts entered by the Federal Government with International Organizations in the United Kingdom.
1 day ago
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday confirmed the rescue of one person, and the recovery of one dead person in a two-storey building that collapsed at Freeman Road, Lagos Island...
1 day ago
Five soldiers and 30 "terrorists" were killed in fighting in northern Burkina Faso after the suspected jihadists attacked a military base in large numbers on Saturday, the army said.