Tags : NIN

SIM, NIN Linkage: NIMC Launches New Mobile App

Ahead of the deadline for the expiration of linkage of Subscribers Identity Module (SIM) cards with National Identity Numbers (NIN) on April 9, 2021, the National Identity Management Commission has launched a new Mobile Web Service (MWS) Application and improved National Identity Number (NIN) slips for public use. The launch was performed by Minister of […]

NIN-SIM Linkage: FG Extends Deadline By Eight Weeks

The Federal Government has extended the linkage of the National Identity Number (NIN) to Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM) by eight weeks. News of the extension was contained in a statement signed by spokespersons of the Nigerian Communications Commission and the ​Nigeria Identity Management Commission, February 1, 2021. According to the statement, the extension was approved […]

NIMC To Reactivate 20 Centres For NIN Enrollment In Abuja

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has approved the reactivation of 20 Centers within the FCT to ease the process of enrollment for the National Identification Number (NIN). This is according to a statement signed by the Head of Corporate Communications at the NIMC, Mr Kayode Adegoke. Channels TV reports that […]

“FG To Review Resumption Date For Schools” -Education Minister

The Federal Government says it is currently reviewing the January 18. 2021, resumption date for Schools across the country, following the rise in COVID-19 cases. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, stated this on Monday, January 11, 2021, at the resumed briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja, the nation’s […]

“No NIN, No Registration Of Vehicles” -FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says the issuance of the National Identification Number (NIN) is compulsory for all categories of vehicle registration. In a statement issued on Saturday, January 9, 2021, the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, said the move, which is in total compliance with the presidential directives, would commence from the […]

NIN Registration: Nigerians Stranded As NIMC Workers Down Tools Nationwide

The ongoing National Identity Number (NIN) registration appears to be running into more troubled waters, as Nigerians who have turned up for the exercise have been left unattended at various registration centres. This is because workers at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have embarked on strike across the country. Channels Television reports on Thursday, […]

Ogun Govt Suspends Commissioner Over Alleged Sexual Harassment

The Ogun State Government has suspended the Commissioner for Environment, Mr Abiodun Abudu-Balogun. Mr Abudu-Balogun was suspended from Office over an allegation of sexual harassment of a 16-year-old girl identified as Barakat Mayowa Melojuekun. In a statement issued in Abeokuta on Sunday, January 3, 2021, the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tokunbo Talabi, announced […]

FG Orders Network Providers To Cancel ₦20 NIN Retrieval Charges

The Federal Government has ordered all network providers to cancel the ₦20 charge for the retrieval of the National Identification Number (NIN) with immediate effect.  The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami gave the order in a statement issued on Friday, December 18, 2020. The Government’s directive which takes immediate effect is an […]

JAMB Suspends Use Of NIN For UTME Registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Saturday scrapped the use of National Identity Number for registration in this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede  made this known  during a briefing with reporters on Saturday at the headquarters of the board in Bwari, Abuja. He was […]

JAMB sets dates for 2020 UTME exams

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will conduct its 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) between March 14 and April 4. The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who disclosed this while hosting State Commissioners of Education on Monday, December 23, 2019, in Abuja, said the registrations for its mock examinations would hold […]