FG extends NIN registration till June 30

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami revealed that the ongoing National Identification Number and Subscriber Identity Module integration exercise has been extended till the 30th of June, 2021.

According to The Punch newspaper, it was revealed in a statement co-signed by the Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde; and the Head, Corporate Communications, National Identity Management Commission, Káyọ̀dé Adegoke.

This will be the 5th time that the NIN registration and linkage to SIMs has been extended since the initial 31st of December, 2020 deadline.

The minister, who has been criticized over the pro-Taliban radical comments he made in the past, also revealed that 54 million SIM cards have been linked with NIN.


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