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Nigeria extends deadline for mobile phone subscribers to link SIM Card with NIN to Feb 9

by on January 20, 2021 0
Nigeria has extended the deadline for the mobile phone subscribers to link their SIM Card database with their National Identification Number (NIN) to February 9 from January 19, 2021. In a statement, the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) said it received formal confirmation from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that President Muhammadu... Read More

Nigeria lifts ban on SIM Card replacement for NIN holders

by on December 31, 2020 0
By Samuel Bankole Nigeria has again readjusted its policy on SIM Card database update as it lifted the earlier suspension order on replacement and activation of old Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card for subscribers with NIN. What that means is that person who have already enrolled and obtained the National Identification Number (NIN) could... Read More

Nigerians blast NCC, Minister over SIM Card registration directive

by on December 16, 2020 0
By GFDNews correspondents The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) and the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami are under fire from Nigerians over the directive that mobile phone users should update their SIM Card with the valid National Identification Number (NIN) before the end of 2020 after which their SIM would be... Read More

Nigeria is committed to fight cybercrime, kidnapping ~NCC

by on October 12, 2020 0
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said seven people have been convicted for illegal SIMcard registration in a bid to curb the use of such cards to perpetrate cybercrime, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the country. In a statement, the telecoms industry regulator said through concerted enforcement efforts with the Nigeria Security and Civil... Read More