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

Made-in-Nigeria Project To Hold Exhibition In Lagos

The Made-in-Nigeria Project, organisers of the Made-in-Nigeria Conference & Exhibition has announced the third edition of its ‎annual event, which is slated to hold in Lagos on November 29th, 2016.

The theme of the conference is: “Possibilities Made-in-Nigeria: A Re-direction.....
Towards Economic Growth, SME Advancement and National Transformation.”

According to a statement from the organizers, the one-day event is aimed at re-defining narratives about Nigeria’s current economic challenges, saying the debate on socio-economic growth, SME advancement, national aspiration towards self-sufficiency, job creation & employment, diversification,  and many other sensitive topics is one which is rather sporadic but, short lived on the lips of the debaters.  

Furthermore, it stated that the event seeks to facilitate a practical exchange of ideas as speakers and panelists would be discussing Nigeria as she stands, the strength of the country’s human capital, prospects towards self-sufficiency, the opportunities that abound regardless of her present daunting economic challenges, among others.

Speaking about the conference, the Executive Director of the Made-in-Nigeria Project, Adedeji Alebiosu said:” We hope to capture the essence of the role MSMEs play towards economic growth and transformation, with a focus on the growing opportunities, possibilities and growth trajectory in the informal sector.
“Our focus on the growth of micro-small and medium scale enterprises hinges on our position SMEs play towards every economy’s growth, which are cardinal to our national goal towards self-sufficiency. More so, we aim to celebrate and promote the existing innovative solutions that have been deployed in Nigeria through Enterprise and Entrepreneurial machinations, as synonymous with the National identity.”
Also, the Director, Strategy and Operations, Adelanke Ladejobi added: “We look to ensure balance and accuracy by speaking to a global audience using our collective voice, offering our own perspectives, with focus on the growing possibilities made in Nigeria regardless of our daunting economic challenges.
“In the past editions, the Made-in-Nigeria Conference & Exhibition has hosted a myriad of prominent speakers in the Nigerian space whom have commented and reiterated the possibilities of a Made in Nigeria ‎driven economy with emphasis on the framework for growth and development.”