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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

In The Last Two Weeks, We Have Seen A Gradual Decrease In The Number Of Positive COVID-19 Cases - Lagos Gov, Babajide Sanwo-Olu


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Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced on the 1st of August that the state has in the last two weeks witnessed a decline in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.


He announced this when he spoke at the press briefing he held this evening.


“We must, however, mention that we have seen a gradual decrease in the positivity rate in Lagos State over the last two weeks which combined with our increase in the testing numbers, points to a very encouraging picture of the outcome of our response strategy in the state. We will continue to fine-tune our strategy and our efforts to build on our successes and close all existing gaps if any.” the governor said



While noting that the state government successfully tested 9,000 samples in the week ending July 26, the governor explained the figures represented 50 percent increase in the 6,000 tested samples in the preceding week.







He said more testing of suspected COVID-19 cases has been made possible with the creation of additional laboratories in the state.


Governor Sanwo-Olu said the state is winning the battle against the dreaded virus largely due to the increase in the number of tested samples.



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