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

Barca Loans Out Midfielder, Sergi Samper

Barcelona midfielder Sergi Samper will spend the rest of the season on loan at Las Palmas, both clubs announced on Thursday.

Once thought of as one of Barca’s brightest prospects, Samper, 22, has struggled to break into the first team, making just 12 appearances since his debut in 2014.

“A young player with potential, he fits the profile of the club to cover the central midfield position,” Las Palmas said in a statement.

Samper also spent last season out on loan at relegated Granada.