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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

PHOTOS FROM AFRIFF 2016

The annual Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) has kicked off its sixth year of cinematic celebration with Nate Parker's "Birth of a Nation."

The star-studded opening night of the film festival held at FilmhouseIMAX Cinema,The Rock Drive off Bisola Durosinmi Etti Drive Lekki, Lagos.
Celebrities spotted at the event include Rita Dominic, OC Ukeje, Lala 'Kemi' Akindoju, Uru Eke, Chioma Ude, Kiki Omeili, Seun Ajayi , James Omokwe, Hilda Dokubo, Michelle Dede, Adesua Etomi, Richard Mofe Damijo, Jay Franklyn Jituboh, Baaj Adebule, Kunle Afolayan, Kate Henshaw, Falz, Lai Mohammed,  Chike Okonkwo, Moses Babatope, Debola Williams, Patrick Doyle, Tope Oshin, Kene Mkparu among others.


Debola Williams, Rita Dominic, Kunle Afolayan


Kate Henshaw
Hilda Tokunbo & Kate


Other movies which would screen during the festival includes "93 Days" (Nigeria) by Steve Gukas, "The CEO" (Nigeria) byKunle Afolayan"Vaya"  (South Africa) by Akin Omotoso"The Cursed Ones" (U.K) by Nana Obiri, "The Wedding Ring" ( Niger) by Rahmatou Keita, "Kati Kati" (Kenya) by Mbithi Masya, "If Tomorrow Never Comes" (Ghana) by Pascal Amanfo and "Remember Me" (Nigeria) by Izu Ojukwu.
Chike Okonkwo



 Izu Ojukwu's "76" will close the festival on Friday, November 18, 2016 at FilmhouseIMAX Cinema, Lekki, Lagos. There would be a Festival Party at Boat ClubAwolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, by 10pm.
Uru Eke
The 2016 AFRIFF Globe Awards will hold on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
The 2016 Africa International Film Festival will hold in Lagos, Nigeria, from November 13 to 20, 2016.

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