Tags: NIN

FG Introduces e-Temporary Passport For Nigerians

The Federal Government on Tuesday introduced a temporary passport to replace the Paper-type, hitherto issued to Nigerians in Diaspora desirous of returning home but don’t have regular standard Passport. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who launched the E-Temporary Passport, said the four-page travel document is for a one-way return journey to Nigeria. The Minister…

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 Can Link 7 SIM Cards To One NIN—NIMC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stated that its recently launched application portal for the National Identification Number (NIN) allows the linkage of up to 7 SIMs to one unique NIN. This puts to rest the fear of Nigerians who have various SIMs used for different purposes on how many of such SIMs can be…

How To Link Your Phone Number With NIN

Since Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given telecommunications operators in the country two weeks to block all SIM cards that are not registered with the National Identity Numbers (NIN) by the 31st of December 2020, we decide to discuss how to link your NIN with your SIM to avoid  being blocked while entering a new…

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…