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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

Nivea Responds To Racist Attack By Ghanian Musician, Fuse ODG



Ghanaian musician Fuse ODG,  in an Instagram post, called out personal care brand Nivea for an ad campaign promoting a “fairer skin.”

The ad, for the brand’s lotion, featuring former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Omowunmi Akinnifesi, has as its tagline: “For visibly fairer skin.”
Fuse ODG had asked that the billboard be taken down all over Africa, else people would do it for the brand.

However, in a post on Facebook, Nivea has said hey had no intention to “to demean or glorify any person’s needs or preferences in skin care.”

“We respect every consumer’s right to choose products according to their personal preferences,” the brand said, possibly highlighting the fact that some people in this part of the world actually do seek a fairer skin.

See the full post below:

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Fuse ODG however responded to Nivea’s statement saying that the company missed the point of the backlash.

Fuse ODG said people do not have a problem with the product Nivea is selling, but the “ideal” that beauty comes in a “fair” or “light” skin.


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