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

Man Arrested For Stealing The Placenta of His Neighbor’s Child

The Police have arrested a man, Joshua Abraham, 43, for stealing a new born baby placenta in Ibafo, OgunState.

The suspect was arrested following report by one Raliha Zakara, the grandmother of the baby, at Ibafo Police station.

She alleged that the suspect, who happened to be her neighbor, came to the hospital where her daughter was delivered of the baby and posed as the father of the new baby, demanded for the placenta and it was handed over to him by the nurse on duty.

When the suspect collected the placenta, he took it away on the pretense that he was going to bury it.

When the grandmother of the baby got to the hospital and was informed that the suspect had collected the Placenta, she quickly confronted him, but was told that it has been buried.

However, when the grandmother insisted on seeing where he buried it, she discovered that he hid the placenta but showed her where he buried a dead rat instead.

The suspect was later discovered to have once been arrested for defrauding a police officer and a pastor of huge sum of money under the pretence of procuring Canadian visa for them, stressing that the case is pending in court.

The suspect later took the detectives to where he hid the placenta and it was recovered.