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

Mother Throws Her 7-Year Old Down A 3rd Floor Building Twice

A 7-year old has died after her 36-year-old mother threw her twice from their rented flat on the third floor at Jaraganahalli in JP Nagar on Sunday afternoon. .

According to witnesses, the girl at first survived the first throw but died after the second one. Her mum was said to have  rushed down, scooped her up and went back up to their flat only to throw her down once again in front of petrified neighbors. .

She was immediately rounded up by residents and tied her to an electric pole before police arrived at the scene and took her into custody. The accused was working as a teacher till about two years ago and had separated from her husband.

Police claimed that the woman seemed mentally disturbed and told them that her daughter was restless and she decided to throw her down to calm her. According to police, the deceased girl was suffering from speech impediment and Swathi was desperately trying to make her speak. .
Swathi;s husbband who also spoke to reporters confirmed that she used to constantly harass their daughter. Police have registered a case and are expected to subject the accused to psychiatric evaluation as part of the investigation.