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

The Scoop | The Events Industry Conference 2017 Scheduled to Hold September 14th – 17th

The Association of Professional Party Organizers and Event Managers of Nigeria (APPOEMN) has announced that its first ever conference for event industry practitioners – The Events Industry Conference – is scheduled to hold between September 14th and 17th.

Get the Scoop! The Events Industry Conference 2017 Scheduled to Hold September 14th - 17th

APPOEMN is an association with a mix of seasoned events professionals that have been at the forefront of the event industry in Nigeria for the past 15 years.

The conference themed ‘Proudly Nigerian…Setting Standards’ will bring together key professionals from across the country and a spectrum of events service providers, to share experiences, perspectives, insights and latest developments in the events industry.

See schedule below:

September 14th
Events Masterclass
Time: 9AM | Registration begins 8AM
Venue: Naval Yard, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos
Highlife Night 
Time: 6PM
Venue: Naval Yard Waterfront, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
September 15th

Seminar & Exhibition (Open to the Public)

Time: 9AM
Venue: Havilah Events Center, 34 Chief Yesufu Abiodun Oniru Road by City of David, Victoria Island, Lagos.
About 300 event professionals, government agencies and clients are expected to attend the seminar. Exhibitions will run concurrently throughout the day.

Keynote speakers include SSA to President Buhari (Foreign Affairs and Diaspora) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, CEO of Eventful, Yewande Zaccheus and Director General of Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) Folarin Coker.

The roundtable session will follow after the seminar which will focus on moving the industry forward, standardization as well as current industry related issues.

The goal for this session is to provide event professionals/clients with an insight to the right way of doing business in Nigeria, educate them on industry expectations as a whole, create awareness of the industry related issues and possible solutions associated with them.

September 17th

Dinner & Awards Night

Time: 5PM | red Carpet starts 3PM
Venue: D’Venue by Cedarwood, Water Corporation Road, Off Ligali Ayorinde, Victoria Island, Lagos.

A luxurious night of glitz and glam, a night where 41 awards will be presented to deserving vendors and generally appreciating ourselves and our industry.