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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

Nigerian Paralympic champion, Oyema, Receives 4-year Drug Ban, Loses Medal


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Nigerian Para powerlifter and Paralympic gold medalist, Esther Oyema, has been banned for four years after she committed an anti-doping rule violation, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced.



A prohibited substance named 19-norandrosterone, was found in a urine sample she provided on January 28, 2019, after the Lagos 2019 International Para Powerlifting Competition in Nigeria.



Oyema, who won the gold at London 2012 in the women's 48kg, will now be ineligible for competition for four years from May 3, 2019 to May 2, 2023, thus missing the opportunity of Tokyo 2020.



She has also been stripped of the gold medal which she won in the women's 55kg competition in Lagos, together with any points and prizes.


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