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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

NNPC Promotes 108, Demotes One And Redeploys Staff

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has undertaken a massive reorganization, with the redeployment of key officials. 

In the redeployment memo obtained from the NNPC, Monday, while 108 staff were promoted from Manager and General......
Manager positions to General Manager and Group General Managers respectively, one was demoted from Executive Director to Group General Managers (GGM).



Why no reason for the redeployment was stated, sources in the NNPC said it was part of ongoing restructuring exercise in the NNPC and as key measures to cut cost, boost profitability and help make the corporation commercially viable.

 Specifically, Mr. Chidi Momah, who was formerly GGM, Company Secretary and Legal Adviser, was redeployed to become Secretary to the NNPC, while Hadiza Commasie was appointed Legal Adviser; A.A. Adamu, Sarah Ndukwe and O. Omigie were appointed General Managers in charge of Commercial Law, Litigation & Property Law and Corporate Law respectively. 

Esther Ogbue retained her position as Managing Director, NNPC Retail; Felix Wono, Executive Director, Pipeline and Farouk Ahmed, Managing Director, Nigeria Products Marketing Company. 

Ndu Ughamadu was redeployed from GGM, Government and Labour Relations to GGM Group Public Affairs Department; 

Adewale Ajayi Oladapo, formerly GM, Technical Services Limited, was reappointed GM, Capital Projects, while Animashaun Onipeko , formerly GM, Companyb Secretary/Legal, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, was reappointed GM, Board Support. Okonkwo Chukwuma, formerly GGM, Liabilities Management was reappointed Managing Director, NNPC Capital; 

Wunti Maijama’a was appointed GM/technical Assistant Downstream from a former position of GM, Efficiency Unit.



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