FG Reveals How Many Sim Cards That Can Be Linked To One NIN Number

The federal government has revealed that Nigerians can link up to seven SIM cards to one National Identification Number on the National Identity Management Commission Mobile App. This was disclosed on Friday, January 8, by the minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, Punch reports. He said: "You will be able to link up to seven SIM numbers to only one. I have already downloaded the app, launched the app, and already linked some of my numbers immediately. This is part of digitalisation." Pantami said the ministry, NIMC and telecommunication operators would review the entire NIN linkage to SIM cards by network users if fresh lockdown is imposed in the country. Meanwhile, he said enrolment for the National Identification Number (NIN) should not consume the time of the applicants. The minister made this known on Friday, January 8, during a programme on Channels TV, adding that the enrolment should not take more than five minutes. Pantami further stated

Pregnat Woman Pours Boiling Water On Footballer

A football star's college career might just have ended after a brutal attack from his pregnant girlfriend. Florida International University tight end Jonnu Smith's pregnant 20-year-old girlfriend, Mary Gaspar, poured boiling water on him after....
a dispute inside his apartment.

According to the arrest affidavit, Gaspar at the FIU police headquarters recounted what happened.

"The two argued through the day over the attention Smith was paying to her and their relationship. While in Smith’s dorm room and “feeling extremely emotional and stressed,” she told police, she boiled a pot of water. Then, she walked over to Smith and poured it on him. When Smith didn’t react strongly enough for her, she started hitting him with her open hands."

Smith suffered severe burns on his head, neck, back, a shoulder, an arm and had to be hospitalized after the incident. He has been seen back on campus even though he’s not fit for the football field.

Gaspar, five months pregnant with Smith’s child was arrested two days later. She has since pleaded not guilty, and was released on a pretrial order.

Smith is third in FIU history with 17 career touchdown catches, and fourth with 175 receptions. He caught 39 passes for 441 yards and three touchdowns this season and will likely be considered for the NFL Draft.