Monday, February 15, 2021



Oyo police arrest 11 suspected kidnappers in Ibarapa

The Police Command in Oyo State has arrested no fewer than 11 suspected kidnappers terrorising the people of Ibarapa area of the state.

BREAKING: Nigerian govt extends NIN/SIM linkage deadline

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for linkage of National Identity Numbers with Subscribers Identity Module, SIM, cards by eight weeks, from February 9 to April 6, 2021.

Court fixes date for hearing as lawyer sues FG for ‘forcing’ Nigerians to link NIN with SIM Cards

A Federal High Court Lagos on Monday, fixed February 15 to hear a suit challenging the ongoing process of linking the National Identification Number, NIN, with Mobile lines.

NIN: MURIC lauds Pantami, says the minister’s taking Nigeria to higher heights

The Muslims Rights Concern, MURIC, has commended Dr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, for his efforts towards linking National Identity Number, NIN, to SIM cards in the country to prevent crime.

EFCC to go after Nigerians selling NIN

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has warned Nigerians against selling their National Identity Number, NIN, to some unscrupulous persons.

NCC speaks on plans to disconnect millions of telephone subscribers over NIN

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has cleared the air on speculations of impending mass disconnection of telephone subscribers.

NIMC enrols 2.3m persons in Kano

The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, says it has so far enrolled more than 2.3 million persons in Kano State since inception of the programme in 2007.

Nigerian govt issues new policy for SIM ‘welcome-back’

The Federal Government has approved a Subscribers Identification Module, SIM, Card replacement policy for subscribers who may have lost, misplaced or damaged their cards.

Pantami launches mobile app for securing NIN slip

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has approved the development and release of an improved National Identity Number, NIN, slip and a mobile application that will help in securing NIN.

BREAKING: Nigerian govt extends deadline for NIN update on SIM Cards

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for the provision of a National Identification Number by telecommunication service subscribers.

NIN on SIM Cards: Reps ask NCC to extend deadline

The House of Representatives has asked the Nigeria Communication Commission, NCC, to extend the deadline for the updating of the National Identification Number, NIN on SIM Cards by telecommunication service subscribers to 10 weeks.

BREAKING: NCC orders Telecom operators to block SIM Cards without NIN

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has given telecommunications operators in the country two weeks within which they should block SIM Cards that are not registered with the National Identity Numbers, NIN.

Pantami orders suspension of sales, activation of new SIM Cards

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami, has directed all the Mobile Network Operators, MNOs, to halt the sales, registration or...

Nigerian Military kills 43 bandits, arrests collaborators in N/West, Central

The Defence Headquarters says the military has killed no fewer than 43 bandits and arrested 10 with their collaborators within one week in the North West and Central part of the country.

NCC grants MTN, 9mobile right to national roaming

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has granted two mobile network operators, MTN and 9mobile, the approval to carry out trials on National roaming services.

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