20 Jan 2021
The Federal Government has commended Nigerians for their perseverance in the ongoing National Identification Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card enrolment, verification and linkage, which began last month. It urged subscribers not to relent as the February 9 deadline approaches.
18 Jan 2021
With about 22 days to the February 9 deadline for the enrolment, verification and linking of the National Identification Numbers (NIN) to Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards
17 Dec 2020
Telecommunications subscribers have tackled the Federal Government over the two-week deadline handed Nigerians to link their Subscribers Identification Modules (SIM) cards with their National Identity Number (NIN).
17 Dec 2020
Julius called Umar this morning. Umar sprang from his bed and rushed to pick the call from where he was recharging the battery of his phone. He had only one bar left. The battery had run that low
2 Dec 2020
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Executive Vice Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta, is billed to be honoured with the prestigious Zik Prize in the Professional Leadership category in Lagos, this week. The award will be presented to Danbatta by Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC), during an elaborate ceremony slated for Sunday, December 6, 2020,…
27 Nov 2020
Removable subscriber identification module (SIM) cards are an integral part of modern mobile communications. Due to technological advancements, these small plastic cards, will over time, be replaced by embedded counterparts.
26 Nov 2020
Removable subscriber identification module (SIM) cards are an integral part of modern mobile communications. Due to technological advancements, these small plastic cards, will over time
1 Jul 2019
In the mid-day, she walked into the newsroom. The young mother clad in a dark colour linen gown was overwhelmed with anguish. Sadness was written on her face as she sat perplexed. Her countenance, which was not welcoming, reflected the agony in her. Sawari Bolanle is a victim of Subscribers Identification Module (SIM) swap fraud.
10 May 2019
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will soon begin the second phase of its audit of Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) registration data and processes across all mobile network Operator (MNO) platforms. NCC stated yesterday that the audit would not prejudice the on-going “backend verification and scrubbing” of SIM registration data already submitted by MNOs. The audit is…
6 May 2019
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday said it was working with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to hamonise data nationwide. The telecoms regulator also dismissed insinuations that 95.7 million Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) data had been invalidated. It stressed that it was a continuous exercise because new SIMs “are added daily to the networks.…
27 Mar 2019
Sharp practices in Africa’s telecommunications sector are not abating as the menace of SIM boxing, Call masking, and refilling appeared to be on the upward swing. While Nigeria had been battling the menace for the past two and half years, which had impacted negatively on security and costing the country about N3 billion loses, according…
14 Dec 2018
Telecommunications operators and commercial banks are denying involvement in SIM swap frauds as Nigerians continue to lose millions of naira to fraudsters who use mobile numbers and short codes to empty unsuspecting victims’ bank accounts. SIM-swap fraud, is a type of phishing fraud that poses a serious threat to customer and bank security. The fraudster…