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

EFCC Declares Israeli, Others Wanted For Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared an Israeli and two others wanted for fraud allegation. The commission in a statement on Friday, September 22, said Doron Umansky is wanted in a case of obtaining money by false pretense, stealing, forgery and uttering. 

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Describing Umanky as a light-skinned 57-year old, the EFCC said the wanted Israeli speaks English, Jewish (Hebrew) and Yoruba languages. 

The commission said: "His last known addresses are Signature Suites, Asaba, Delta State and 52A, Tunde Adebola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos." Also, two others - Sobowale Toyin Hannah and Hammed Akinola Ariyomi - are wanted by the EFCC for their involvement in conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretenses. 

The commission said, the suspects who are currently at large are both are dark-complexioned, hail from Ogun state and speak English and Yoruba Languages. 

Efforts to arrest the duo have since proved futile. "Sobowale is 44 years old. Her last known address is 100 Acres Church Street, Abere Bus Stop, Ajayi Egan Road, Atan, Sango Otta. Ariyomi is 33 years old. His last known address is 6 Sanu Street, Adura Bus Stop, Alagbado, Lagos State," the EFCC said. 

The commission further called on anyone with useful information on the three suspect to contact the commissions offices. 

"Anybody having useful information as to their whereabouts should contact the Commission in its Enugu, Kano, Lagos, Gombe, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Maiduguri and Abuja offices or through these numbers: 0809 3322 644 (0809 EFCC NIG), 08183322644 (0818 EFCC NIG); its e-mail address: or the nearest Police Station and other security agencies," EFCC said.