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Nigerian Government Extends Deadline For Provision Of NIN By Telecom Service Subscribers

Following a meeting of the National Task Force on National Identification Number and Subscriber Identification Modules Registration, the Nigerian Government has extended the deadline issued to all telecommunications operators in the country to block all SIM cards without NIN. The extension deadline issued to all telecommunications operators forms part of the resolutions adopted at the meeting chaired…

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Minister Of Communications & Digital Economy Orders Removal Of N20 For Retrieval Of NIN

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has ordered all network providers to cancel the N20 charge for the retrieval of the National Identification Number (NIN) with immediate effect. In a statement issued on Friday December 18, Patanmi called for the charge’s cancellation in order to make the process easier and affordable for citizens across…

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Nigerians React After Anthony Joshua Enrolls For Nigeria’s National Identification Number

Nigerians have reacted to the news of Nigerian-British boxer, Anthony Joshua, enrolling for the National Identification Number (NIN). The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) had announced in a tweet on Tuesday night that Joshua registered for NIN and got his slip but unfortuntely Nigerians weren’t impressed as they resulted in trolling the agency. Many Twitter users began to call them…

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From 2018 No National ID Number, No Passport – Immigration

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has said that beginning 2018, anyone without a national identification number will be unable to obtain the Nigerian passport. According to Thisday, the NIS Comptroller General Mohammed Babandedesaid this after a meeting with the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Department of the Presidential Villa. He said the decision was made in conjunction with the National Identity…

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