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

Update: President Buhari Leaves New York For Scheduled Medical Appointment In London

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, September 21, departed New York for London, The Sun reports. Online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, had reported that President Buhari would be travelling to London today, September 21. 

The newspaper in a tweet also reported that the president is going to London to see his doctors on Saturday, September 23, for a scheduled medical appointment. 

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The president left the Millennium Hilton Hotel, New York, at exactly 08:07a.m local time. The president who departed the John F Kennedy International Airport at 10:00a.m was accompanied by the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Prof Tijjani Bande. 

On hand to bid the president farewell were the Minister of Foreign Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen Mansur Mohammed Dan-Ali; Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau; Minister of State, Environment, Ibrahim Jibrin; former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, amongst others.