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

JUST IN: List Of 26 Nigerians Arrested In Ghana Over Cyber Fraud

Ghanaian police officials at Ashaley Botwe in Accra have rounded up 26 Nigerian men suspected to be actively involved in cyber fraud. The suspects were caught in a room busily behind their laptops. 

The suspects' full names are: 
1. Chris Ekena 
2. Ken Ezebowa 
3. Eugene 
4. Monday Osas 
5. Ota John 
6. Jude Williams 
7. Isaac Smart 
8. Noel Happy 

Police arrests 26 Nigerians for cyber fraud

9. Omayogbe Kerry 
10. Ifoa Iris 
11. Sanusi Dayo 
12. Joshua Omaha 
13. Vincent Oyakiri 
14. Stephen Seever 
15. Manfred Isaac 
16. Destiny Omowa 
17. Precious Osaeje 
18. Osas Godwin 
19. Mavin Evans 
20. Julius Imariabni 
21. Samuel Junior 
22. Olu Benson

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23. Chris Ogbe 
24. Osaze Felix 
25. Osaze Jackson 
26. Kingsley Anthony. 

The arrests of the suspects was followed by the government's resolve to strictly clamp down on cyber crime in the country which is currently one of the major crimes battling the country.