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Update: Federal Government Gives Six Weeks Extension For NIN-SIM Cards Linkage
Update: Federal Government Gives Six Weeks Extension For NIN-SIM Cards Linkage

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The FG has extended the deadline for Nigerians to link their National Identity Number (NIN) to Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM) within eight weeks.

Ikechukwu Adinde, the Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission, disclosed this in a statement released this morning February 2. According to the latest development, Nigerians have till April 6 to link their SIMs with their NIN.

”The ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration exercise has been extended by 8 weeks, with a new deadline of April 6, 2021.

This message was conveyed by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) during the meeting of the Ministerial Taskforce on NIN-SIM registration held on February 1, 2021. Dr Pantami stated that the extension is to give Nigerians and legal residents more time to integrate their NIN with the SIM.”the statement in part reads

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