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FG shifts deadline for NIN Sim card linkage again(see new date)

The deadline for linking the national identity numbers to SIM cards in Nigeria has been shifted again. The deadline, which was to come into effect on Sunday, has now been extended by three months to October 31. 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 low enrolments in schools and hospitals, as evidenced by enrolment statistics. It also followed a review of the progress of the exercise which indicated significant progress hence the need to consolidate the gains of the enrolment
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FG once again extends the deadline for NIN-SIM Linkage(see new deadline)

FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage Till June 30
The ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration exercise has been extended till June 30 by the federal government.Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami reportedly gave the directive after a virtual meeting with Adeolu Akande, NCC chairman; Umar Garba Dambatta, executive vice president of NCC, and Aliyu Azeez, director-general of NIMC. This was confirmed in a statement jointly signed by Ikechukwu Adinde, Director of Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and Kayode Adegoke, Head of Corporate Communications at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). It was also learnt that almost 54 million
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Issuing of new SIM cards to resume on April 19th – FG says

FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage Till June 30
The Federal Government on Thursday April 15 said the issuance of new SIM cards will resume on April 19. In a lenghty statement released on Thursday on behalf of the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy by Femi Ademiluyi, a technical aide to Minister Isa Pantami."The new SIM cards will be issued "as long as verification is done and the guidelines are fully adhered to."The statement read; "FG Approves the Activation of New SIM Registration with Mandatory NIN in line with the Revised National Digital Identity Policy for SIM Card Registration. "The Nigerian Communications Act (NCA) 2003, Section 23(a), specifies the role of
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JAMB Resolves issues and fix date to continue full registration for 2021

JAMB registrar exposes school charging N8,000 for registration (video)
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board JAMB, has today been the 10th of April, 2021 resolves all NIN issues and are set to commence full registration on Monday been the 12th of April, 2021. The JAMB 2021 registration is for both Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (D.E) candidates. It can vividly be recalled that the registration was supposed to commence on Thursday been the 8th of April, 2021, But was put on hold due to the challenge of NIN integration. However, the JAMB Head of media and protocol, Doctor Fabian Benjamin has said that the registration for
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fg extends nIN to sim card linkage deadline

The Nigerian government has announced that over 51 million Nigerians have been registered for the National Identification Number (NIN), which is now required for major activities including getting an international passport and a driver’s license. The figure was announced in a joint press statement by the spokespersons of the Nigerian Communications Commission and the National Identity Management Commission. The officials also said the government has extended the deadline for residents to link their SIM cards to their NIN. The deadline was extended to May 6. “The request for the extension was presented to President Muhammadu Buhari and he endorsed it,” the officials
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Nigerians without NIN Risk 14-years Jail Term-fg says

The federal government yesterday put the number of Nigerians that have obtained the National Identification Number (NIN) as of Wednesday at 51 million, warning that those without NIN risk 14 years’ imprisonment. Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, said at a ministerial briefing in Abuja, coordinated by the presidential media team, that there were no plans to lift the ban on Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card registration. Pantami also put the number of SIM card subscribers at over 150 million. He stated that while 51 million had completed their NIN registrations, the remaining 99 million had problems
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