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

Femi Adesina: Let’s Hope Mr President Won’t Return To London | Watch

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina in an interview with Channels TV has said Nigerians should hope the president “remains whole.”

He sat down with the Sunrise Daily host to dissect Monday morning’s Presidential broadcast.

He said it was awesome receiving the president, that seeing him emerge from the plane was a “glorious moment.”

Let's hope Mr President won't return to London - Femi Adesina in New Interview - BellaNaija

He also said he agrees with the president when he says Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable. Nigeria cannot break up, he said.

Asked why the president did not address the health industry in his speech, after seeking medical solutions outside the country, Adesina said President Buhari is committed to uplifting every sector in Nigeria.

He said President Buhari will work toward improving the health sector, so that Nigerians will not have to travel outside the country for medical treatment.

He was also quizzed on whether President Buhari would be returning to the UK for another medical vacation.

Adesina said Nigerians can only hope that this does not happen. He said if there is any reason for him to travel, he will, as for the president to rule the country, he has to first stay alive.

Watch the full interview below: