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

Happening Now: Poly Students Riot Over Incessant Strike Action (Photos)

Students of the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo state, have staged a massive protest against the management of the institution.

Reports have it that the students are enraged by the unending industrial action by the management's staff.
According to insiders, the students are most livid because those who are ready to graduate have been made to....
wait in the school since their lecturers no longer come around.

"Lecturers have not been paid and students are protesting because it's time for resumption and graduates that are supposed to go for service are being delayed as a result of the strike," a source within the school premises said.

It was also gathered that the students have blocked the road leading to Abuja on the expressway and have barricaded adjoining roads to the school's entrance as well.

As at the time of filing this report, sources on ground in the school told our correspondent that the students are not likely to leave the entrance to the school anytime soon.