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.
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...
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has issued 77.1 million unique National Identification Numbers (NIN) in the country.
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.
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.