President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that 54 million Nigerians have enrolled into the National Identification Number (NIN) database. Buhari who stated that the goal of the program is total coverage, said 12 million Nigerians enrolled within the last six months.
The deadline for NIN-SIM linkage has been extended from April 6 to May 6, 2021 by the federal government. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami said in a statement on Friday April 2 that the
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Is Pantami, has proposed to the Federal Government to replace the Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) with the National Identity Numbers (NIN). Pantami disclosed this to newsmen shortly after a tour of telecoms operators
It’s no longer news that Nigerians have been obligated to link every of their phone numbers to their National Identification Number(NIN). The federal government made this compulsory in December 2020 with a two-week ultimatum which was eventually extended to January