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

Nigerian Forces Kill 37 Terrorists

Nigerian forces have killed 37 terrorists in the restive state of Borno during a clearance operation on Saturday, a military spokesman said Sunday.

The troops also captured one Boko Haram terrorist and one female believed to be a sex slave held by the group, said Sani Usman, spokesman of the army.

Usman said the troops carried out the operation in suspected ......
Boko Haram hideouts at Ajigin, Golgore, Njibulla and Doksa villages.

He added that three AK-47 rifles were recovered at Ajigin during the operation.

He said a vigilante group member lost his life, while six soldiers were wounded during the operation.

The Nigerian government has launched several military operations over the past months to eliminate the terror group, which emerged in northeast Nigeria's Borno region.

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