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.
As the year 2021 gradually coasts to an end, one of the sectors of the economy most affected by government policies and inaction has been the information and communications technology/telecoms sector.
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), yesterday, identified Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) swaps and Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) e-payment frauds as some of the cyber threats confronting the telecom industry.
Though activation of new Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards rose between June and July, the increase did not push up the Internet usage on both narrow and broadband technology platforms.
The Federal Government says it has achieved 100 per cent in the production of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards as well as manufacture of many components
The Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has reiterated its commitment to supporting security agencies to combat crimes through the registration
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9 Jun 2021
No less than 15.8 million subscribers have lost access to telecommunications services in the country, as a result of government policies, especially that the ban on new SIM cards activation
12 May 2021
National telecommunications operator, Globacom, says its subscribers can now activate new Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards as well as replace lost or damaged ones at select Gloworld retail outlets across the country.
16 Apr 2021
The Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC) has released guidelines prescribing a regulatory framework for the implementation of national roaming services.
13 Apr 2021
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, yesterday, said Federal Government would not go back on the verification of the National Identity Number (NIN)
29 Mar 2021
If the court order demanding two months extension of NIN-SIM registration stays, it would have been five months of no SIM registration and activation in the country.