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

INEC Dares IPOB: Elections Will Hold In Anambra

INEC Dares IPOB: Elections Will Hold In Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has assured that the November 18 Governorship election in Anambra will be peaceful despite threats from the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to boycott the election.

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INEC National Commissioner in charge of Oyo, Osun and Ekiti State, Chief Adedeji Soyebi, disclosed this information where he stated that the security challenge in the state won’t deter the Commission from organizing a perfect poll.

“We are ahead of time, continuous voter registration in Anambra has been concluded and in three or four weeks’ time, all the registered voters must have collected their voter cards.

We are going to conduct the election by law, so the threat is just a security challenge and I am sure the security apparatus have strategized on how to take good care of it.The election will be one of the best elections they have ever witnessed.

So, Anambra people should expect a peaceful, free, fair and credible poll.”