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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

16-Year Old Arrested For Gun Running In Imo State



A16 –year- old teenage boy, Onyedikachi Iyaka, from the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo state was paraded by the police command of the state for suspected gun running and possession of weapons and other police kits.



The State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, while parading the teenager revealed that 400 rounds of chained GPMG live ammunition, 1,016 rounds of AK47 live ammunition, one AK 47 empty magazine, one K2 empty magazine and one army camouflage bullet proof vest was recovered from him.


 He continued saying one police bullet proof vest, one blue police raincoat, one green beret cap and one empty ammunition were also found on the boy.

The 16 –year- old suspect upon interrogation revealed that selling ammunition was his business until he met his waterloo.

He disclosed that the crime business belong to his elder brother whom he identified as Jeff Iyaka, who is now at large.

 “ I am not the owner of the business, it belongs to my brother, Jeff Iyaka. I sell each packet of ammunition N7,000."

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