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Again, FG Extends NIN-SIM Deadline As Enrolment Hits 59 Million

The Federal Government has again approved extension of the deadline for National Identity Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to October 31, 2021. The government stated that the decision to extend the deadline was made following a request by stakeholders to accommodate registration in hard-to-reach remote areas, foreigners and diplomatic missions, diaspora and address…

FG Extends NIN-SIM Verification Deadline Till July 26

The Federal Government has approved the extension of the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to July 26, 2021. This was disclosed in a joint statement by the Director, Public Affairs Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde; and the Head, Corporate Communications, Nigeria Identity Management Commission, Kayode Adegoke on Tuesday. According to the statement, the decision to…

FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage By Eight Weeks

The Federal Government on Tuesday announced extension of the ongoing National Identification Number and Subscriber Identity Module integration by eight weeks, with a new deadline of April 6, 2021. A statement by the Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde, disclosed that the extension was conveyed by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy,…

Nigerians Criticize NIMC’s Decision On BVN-Generated NIN

The announcement by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) that the NIN generated by the BVN can only be used after it has been updated at the NIMC enrolment centre has received huge criticism by Nigerians. This new order by the commission means that people who have NIN generated BVN due to its record harmonization…

NIMC Adopts Booking Method For NIN Registration

Although the deadline for NIN registration across the country has been extended from December 30 to January 19, 2021, thousands of Nigerians still assembled at NIMC registration centres across the nation to beat the ultimatum, defying the COVID-19 protocols amid a second wave of the virus in the country. In order to address this situation,…

FG Approves 173 Centres To Drive NIN Registration

The Federal Government said it has licensed 173 centres and 30 state government institutions to conduct the enrollment of the National Identity Number (NIN) across the country. A statement by the Head Corporate Commission of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Kayode Adegoke revealed that the license for the 173 Agents and 30 State Governments/Public Sector…