NIN: FG Opens 20 Enrolment Centres In FCT, Closes NIMC Headquarters (See Full List)

Enrolment Centres In FCT

NIN: FG Opens 20 Enrolment Centres In FCT, Closes NIMC Headquarters (See Full List)         The Federal Government has ordered the immediate closure of enrolment activities at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Headquarters, Abuja. Rather than the mandatory National Identity Number (NIN) enrolment at the NIMC headquarters, the FG ordered the reactivation of 20 centers within the FCT. According to Kayode Adegoke, Head, Corporate Communications, residents are to visit any of the reactivated centre to enroll for the NIN. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy,…

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NIN Generated With BVN Must be Updated at Enrolment Centres – NIMC

FG Announces New Deadline

NIN Generated With BVN Must be Updated at Enrolment Centres – NIMC         The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has insisted that it is compulsory for Nigerians to visit the enrolment centres to complete their National Identification Number (NIN) registration. It stressed that it was important for people not to get carried away with the generation of NIN due to Bank Verification Number (BVN) record harmonization with the National Identity Database. In a post on its Twitter handle on Tuesday, the agency asked those who have gotten…

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COVID-19: Postpone NIN Registration, Ali Baba Tells FG

Postpone NIN Registration

COVID-19: Postpone NIN Registration, Ali Baba Tells FG       Comedian Ali Baba, on Friday, urged the Federal Government to postpone the National Identification Number (NIN) registration exercise in order to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus infection amid the second wave of the pandemic. According to him, whatever purpose the government wants to achieve with the exercise could be achieved later after the pandemic had subsided. Ali Baba said this while on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme. The comedian, who said he recovered from COVID-19 recently, added…

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FG Extends Deadline for SIMs Without NIN

Enrolment Centres In FCT

FG Extends Deadline for SIMs Without NIN         The Federal Government on Monday extended the deadline for the provision of National Identification Number (NIN) by telecommunication service subscribers. This was contained in a statement by the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. The statement titled, ‘Extension of Registration Period and Cancellation of USSD and Verification Fees’, was jointly signed by the Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Umar Danbatta; and Director-General, National Identity Management Commission, Aliyu Aziz. It read, “The National Task Force on National Identification Number…

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FRSC Mandates NIN as Requirement for Processing Driver’s License

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FRSC Mandates NIN as Requirement for Processing Driver’s License         The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has mandated the use of the National Identification Number (NIN) for the processing of driver’s license. “FRSC Management has resolved that effective 21 December 2020, all applicants for the National Driver’s Licence in Nigeria must present the National Identification Number (NIN) from the NIMC before they can be captured for any class of the licences produced by the FRSC,” the agency said on Wednesday in a statement signed by its Assistant…

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How To Check if Your NIN Is Linked to Your Phone Number

NIN Is Linked To Your Phone Number

How To Check if Your NIN Is Linked to Your Phone Number       Following the order by the Federal Government that all telecom operators should disconnect all sims not in sync with the National Identification Number (NIN), here is a quick tip on how to check if your NIN is linked to your phone number. Simply dial *346# and press 1. It was gathered that the service, however, costs N20 per dial. Hint: Some people will still have NIN linked as long as they completed their registration appropriately…

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