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

This Governor Just Spoke To Pres. Buhari On Phone

President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken to the Katsina state governor, Aminu Bello Masari on phone.

This was disclosed by the governor when he granted an interview to the VOA Hausa.

According to the governor.....
, praying for the success of the president is a mandate for all meaningful Nigerians.

The governor also directed the Emir of Katsina and his Daura counterpart to engage in special prayers for the president.
His words: ‘’On Saturday I spoke with the president on phone, he is hale and hearty. All those castigating rumors on the health condition of the president should think twice and change their mindset.

‘’The president is on vacation for medical check-up which is in line with the Nigerian constitution where he assigned all the responsibility to his vice at full autonomy pending when he comes back.
‘’Therefore, the president did not break any law by leaving for medical vacation. Last Wednesday I called the Emir of Daura and that of Katsina directing them to engage in special prayers for the president, which they did during Friday session prayers.”
He continued: ‘’We will not stop praying for the president, we shall keep praying till Almighty Allah answers our prayers. Praying for a leader is a mandate to every Nigerian irrespective of religion. Both scriptures direct us to pray for our leaders.”
He concluded by appealing to all Nigerians to pray for President Buhari to succeed in good health and safe return to Nigeria.
Masari is the second governor the president has spoken to from London where he is on medical vacation.
The president spoke with Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Wednesday, February 22 where he thanked Nigerians for all their prayers.
The president spoke for about three minutes in vernacular with Governor Ganduje, while a prayer session was going on at the Government House in Kano.
President Buhari has been in London since January 19. The presidency had first announced that he was there for a 10-day leave. But he has since extended the leave on medical grounds.
Meanwhile, Prophet TB Joshua has urged Nigerians to rise up in prayer for President Buhari, specifically for TB Joshua has urged Nigerians to rise up in prayer for President Buhari, specifically for “strength where is weakness”.