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


Exclusive: 19-year-old girl honoured in school for returning missing purse filled with money (photos)

It could be recalled that few days back a 19-year-old Senior Secondary School (SSS2) student, Samson Omolabake who was on her way home found a purse filled with money on the ground. 

However, she did not decide to steal the money but returned it to the owner. Omolabake is an Art student of Muslim Senior High School, Sagamu, Ogun state. 

 Omolabake revealed how she found the money, how she returned.....
it to the owner and how she was honoured both at the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) and her school.

Narrating how the owner of the purse felt when she returned her purse, Omolabake disclosed that:

 “The bank manager was very appreciative of the fact that I was able to return the purse. The bank manager took my picture and gave me the sum of N2,000, the owner of the purse also gave me the same amount. Some other customers at the bank also gave me N1000 making a total sum of N7,000." 

19-year-old Omolabake further added that, she feels very happy within her and is ready to same again. About if she is living with her parents she said: “She said No but I live with my sister. My father is dead but my mother is alive. She is a caterer.” 

As a sign of appreciation FCMB has written to the school authority that this young girl should be encouraged and how she should be used as a form of example for other students to emulate.