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

And The Winner Of "Most Rewarding Brand Award’ at BJAN 2016 Is...

.Frontline digital TV network operator, StarTimes, received another medal for service excellence to further boost its growing profile in Nigeria.

The pay TV company was recognised as the Most Rewarding Brand (Sales Promotion) for its Copa America campaign by Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria (BJAN) last Saturday in Lagos.
It was also honoured as a special nominee for Most Impressive Customer Care Award.

The award ceremony, which held in Lekki was the grand finale of the fourth annual brand and marketing conference of BJAN organised to reward outstanding brands and service providers across the business sectors and industries.

The colourful ceremony was attended by many dignitaries and business leaders, including representatives from leading household names like StarTimes, Stanbic IBTC, CBN, NBC, NCC, Fidelity Bank, Ntel, among others.

StarTimes was also recognised for its numerous rewarding customer campaigns and groundbreaking innovations in the pay TV industry.

Recently, StarTimes introduced new channels including CNBC Africa, FOX Life, NatGeo Channel, Bollywood Africa and others. In the same vein, it also announced opening 13 of its top channels to digital TV subscribers for 168 hours of free viewing in November.

Expressing his gratitude over the awards and recognition, StarTimes Head of PR, Israel Bolaji, said, “StarTimes is so excited to be recognised and awarded by BJAN for its excellent offerings to subscribers in Nigeria.

“This is another high-profile award we are getting this year and this will further propel us to do more. We will not spare any effort to offer rich, diverse and high quality digital television experience to Nigerian and African viewers.
“We will continue to offer subscribers the best in class of pay TV experience with world-class channels for drama, sports, kiddies, news, music and religion. We are keen to continuously enhance access and improve digital television experience for our subscribers,” added Bolaji.