BREAKING: FG extends NIN-SIM linkage till June 30

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The National Identification Number and Subscriber Identity Module integration exercise has been extended till June 30, 2021, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has said.

This was contained in a statement jointly signed by the Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde; and the Head, Corporate Communications, National Identity Management Commission, Káyọ̀dé Adegoke.

The minister, who has been under fore of late over his past pro-Taliban radical comments, was also said to have disclosed that 54 million SIM cards have been linked with NIN.

Recall that the Federal government has hinted that those who fail to enrol for NIN upon prosecution risk between seven and 10 year jail term.

More to come…

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