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

Trouble: Niger Bridge Collapses

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mokwa released pictures of the bridge in the state via their official Facebook page. The collapse of the bridge will seriously hamper movement in an out of the community. Below are pictures of the collapsed bridge: 

Residents gather around collapsed bridge

Governor Ambode had recently asked Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO) to stay off the Lagos roads permanently. 

The governor also ordered the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to limit its operations to the fringes and highways and stay clear from the main streets of the state.

FRSC officials were on the scene

The collapsed bridge will severely hamper transportation in Nigeria