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

17 Yr-Old Poisons 2 Weeks Old Stepson With "Otapiapia" In Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 17-year-old woman who poisoned her co-wife’s 2-week old baby.
The Command's public Relations Officer,  DSP Kamal Datti Abubakar said the suspect, Hindatu Abdullahi, collected the child of her co-wife, Fatima Abdullahi, went into her room with the baby and put into his mouth an insecticide popularly known as Otapiapia.

“As a result, the baby became unconscious and was rushed to a nearby dispensary at Gigyari village, later the baby died in the process of being referred to General Hospital same day.”
Abubakar, said the suspect was arrested and the remaining quantity of the toxic insecticide was also recovered. He said the suspect confessed to the crime and will soon be charged to Court for prosecution.

The full statement below...
On 19/08/2017 at about 0800hrs a case was reported at Maina Maji Division that, in the house of one Abdullahi Ori ‘male’ of Wuro Bogga Village, Duguri District, Alkaleri LGA, whom went for this year’s Hajj Pilgrimage at Saudi Arabia leaving his two wives at home, Fatima Abdullahi and Hindatu Abdullahi the younger wife. When Fatima Abdullahi went out, her co-wife Hindatu Abdullahi went her room and took her child, a two weeks old baby named Mohammed Abdullahi to her own room and administered a suspected insecticide popularly known as Pia-Pia in to his mouth as a result the baby became unconscious and was rushed to a nearby dispensary at Gigyari Village, later the baby died on the process of referring to General Hospital same day.
The suspect was arrested and also the remaining quantity of suspected toxic insecticide was recovered, now on the process of scientific examination. Meanwhile the suspect confessed voluntarily to the offence and will soon be charge to court after investigation.
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