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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

NPA Lost Over N1billion To #EndSARS Protests — MD Tells Senate


NPA lost over N1billion to #EndSARS protests — MD Hadiza Bala Usman tells Senate, what is happening in nigeria, nigerian blogger, Abuja blogger, Abuja lifestyle blogger, peaceful protests in nigeria


The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman on Monday December 14 told the Senate that the agency lost more than N1billion when some unidentified people vandalised its facilities during the #EndSARS protests in October.


Speaking during the 2021 budget defence session of her agency before the Senate Committee on Marine Transport, Usman said N807m had been earmarked for rehabilitation of the burnt portion of the agency’s building.



She said the burnt portion was different from the amount that would be spent to replace the 27 vehicles set ablaze by the vandals while three others were stolen.





According to her, “Apart from burnt building and vehicles, other working tools like 317 computers were looted as well as photocopiers.



The cost of replacing all the burnt and vandalised items will be above a billion naira when added to the N807million already estimated for rehabilitation of the burnt section of the building.”

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