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

[Photos] Young Zambian Commits Suicide After Talking About It While Friends thought he was joking

The death of a young Zambian boy has emphasized the need for people to pay more attention to their friends or family members who put up posts about death.  Mpanjilwa Mulwanda hanged himself on July 24.He had threatened to take his life on social media but friends laughed it off,encouraging him to go ahead.

Many Zambian facebook users have condemned the friends who laughed and encouraged him jokingly, asking the police to prosecute them.

See his posts below