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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

BUHARI LISTS OUT HIS SECOND TERM ACHIEVEMENTS




The Presidency has released the second-term achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari.


It listed 35 policies, programmes and projects including the controversial Companies and Allied Matters Act, CAMA.


Also listed as an achievement by the President is the 774 nationwide menial job creation and increment of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, allowance.


The Presidency shared the President’s accomplishments in a statement via its Twitter handle, @NGRPresident, on Friday.


Buhari had on August 7 signed into law, the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, 2020. The bill which has been passed by the National Assembly replaced the 1990 CAMA.


The Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN), had also described it as satanic, demanding that the president should stop the implementation of “the obnoxious and ungodly law until the religious institutions are exempted from it.”

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