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

Revealed: Date For Onnoghen's Confirmation Hearing

The president of the Nigerian Senate Bukola Saraki revealed during plenary on Tuesday, February 28 that the confirmation hearing for the chief justice would be held on Wednesday.

Recall that the Senate confirmed reception of acting president Prof. Yemi Osinbajo's confirmation letter of.....
acting chief justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen to the upper house of legislature last week.
In the letter, Osinbajo requested that the Senate move ahead with screening and consequent confirmation of Onnoghen as the country’s substantive chief justice.
Meanwhile, a recent report by Thisday indicates that President Muhammadu Buhari actually directed acting president Yemi Osinbajo to submit the name of Acting Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen’s name to the Senate for confirmation.
This is contrary to some media reports which claimed Osinbajo acted on his own in taking the decision.