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

Governor See The Governor's Mansion That Is Causing Ripples Among Kogi Civil Servants

Kogi residents, civil servants grumble as Governor Bello reportedly causes obstruction with new mansion The 42-year-old governor of Kogi, Yahaya Bello, is reportedly completing a state-of-the-art mansion that has beaten the physical plan of an area in the state. 

The mansion is located on Mahmoud Atta street at the Government Reserved Area of Okene and is reportedly blocking a major road in the area. 

Governor Yahaya Bello's mansion causes ripples among Kogi civil sevants

The Cable reports that the governor allegedly blocked the road with the gate of the mansion. In this case, the report accused the governor of converting an end of the street to the entrance of the mansion. The report said this development is coming at a time the state government has not been able to meet the salaries and other emoluments of civil servants. 

A resident of the area was quoted as saying: “He has converted the main street entrance to his private entrance and is creating another entrance for lesser mortals like us. “A governor converting a public road to a private and exclusive road for himself; this is a big shame.” In his reaction, Kingsley Fanwo, spokesperson of the governor, said: “Some of these issues are not the way we see them. 

Governor Yahaya Bello's mansion causes ripples among Kogi civil sevants

Governor Yahaya Bello's mansion causes ripples among Kogi civil sevants

“The point is that if he is building a house and the structure is affecting the road network and he is giving the people a better road, they should be grateful. 

“It’s not as if he is obstructing the road and he is not doing anything about it. It’s not that he is flexing his power as governor. “He has been considerate enough to give them a better road.”