The Federal Government Announces New Deadline For NIN Registration
The Federal Government has extended the deadline for Nigerians to register and link their National Identification Number (NIN) to their SIM cards before February 9, 2021.
They extended the deadline in order to pardon all those that do not have their NIN yet to enable them get their NIN and link it to their sim card before the announced new date been the 9th of February 2021.
This information was posted on the official Twitter handle of the NIMC.
The NIMC had initially given a January 19 deadline for those with NIN and February 9 for those without NIN.
In order not to fall victim and start singing had I known I urge each and every one to go link their lines before is too late and in order to be safe and free from NIMC.
Earlier on Tuesday, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) released a statement signed by its Director of Public Affairs, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde.
Adinde said at the end of a review meeting on January 18, 2021, the Technical Implementation Committee reported significant progress in the ongoing NIN-SIM linkage exercise.
- A total of 47.8 million NIN’s have been received by the mobile operators, at an average of three to four SIM per subscriber.