Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, yesterday, declared that he would not contest against President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the 2027 presidential election.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Nyesom Wike, has announced that obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy (C-of-O) in Abuja will now require a National Identification Number (NIN) and Bank Verification Number (BVN).
“Every person has a right to participate fully in their society and be recognised as a person before the law” (UDHR & ICCPR article 16). Yet, as of 2021 an estimated 850 million globally have no official proof of their identity, which is essential to protecting their rights and enabling access ...
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has assured Nigerians of a seamless registration process for the National Identification Number (NIN) across the nation and in the diaspora. NIMC acting Director General, Mrs Abisoye Coker-Odusote, gave the assurance in a statement on Monday in Abuja. She said that NIN registration remained free for all eligible citizens,…
The Nigerian Citizens Welfare Project (NCWP) has urged the government to urgently re-enact the era of essential commodity distribution to the people. NCWP stressed that this should be done immediately, while the Federal and state Governments...
More Nigerians have been issued National Identification Numbers (NIN) as National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) added 634,603 new enrollees to its database, according to records for July.
Former interior minister Rauf Aregbesola has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to integrate voters' registers with the National Identification Number (NIN) database to maintain the country's elections' integrity and transparency. Aregbesola made the remarks on Tuesday at the 7th International Conference of the Professional Statisticians Society of Nigeria (PSSN) at Nasarawa State University,…
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed his administration’s readiness to create one million new digital jobs for the economy.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has called on those who want to apply for their international passports, whether it is their first application or a renewal, to ensure that the data they submit matches that of their National Identification Number (NIN).
Nigerians United for Peace (NUP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to take urgent steps to amend the 2022 Electoral Act and re- issue New Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) which will contain the National Identification Number (NIN) details of eligible voters.
The Presidential, Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) Secretariat, has urged the National Identity Management Agency to review the introduction of a new charge of N1000 for National Identification Number (NIN) integration and verification for each Nigerian passport applicant. PEBEC in a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Ease of Doing Business, Dr Jumoke Oduwole,…
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.