NIMC registers 56m Nigerians for NIN – D-G

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has so far registered 56 million Nigerians with their National Identity Number (NIN). The Director-General of NIMC, Prof Aziz Aliyu, said this on Monday at the batch 10 launching of the National…

NIN database exceeds 51m as FG extends NIN-SIM linkage by one month

Based on the updates of the NIN registration process, over 51 million people have been assigned National Identity Number. There are many people who have enrolled and are in the process of being assigned NINs. With each individual having an…

FG moves to give Nigerians NIN via BVN

The Federal Ministry of Communications and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) are working with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to ensure that all Nigerians who have Bank Verification Number (BVN) are given the National Identification Number (NIN). Minister…

Minister pacifies NIMC workers, raises panel to address grievances

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has prevailed on members of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) chapter of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) NIMC chapter to shelve their planned strike, promising prompt…

NIN deadline: Telcos deny blocking SIM cards

Mobile network operators in Nigeria including Airtel and MTN have dismissed claims by subscribers that their SIM cards are being blocked before the deadline set for the linkage with the National Identity Number. The Federal Government through the Nigerian Communication…

FG mulls NIN enrolment suspension over COVID-19 risks

The federal government has said that it may suspend the ongoing enrolment for National Identification Number (NIN) in view of the large crowds at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) offices in many states. It stated the decision is necessary…

NIMC registration amid COVID-19 irresponsible, says Afenifere

Afenifere has described the ongoing registration of Sim cards in the midst of the strong second wave of COVID-19 as the most irresponsible act of governance on display in the history of this unfortunate country. It says it shows total…

*COVID-19: More Lagos patients in need of oxygen – Sanwo-Olu (Punch)*Lagos targets 90% performance level for 2021 budget (Independent)

COVID-19: More Lagos patients in need of oxygen – Sanwo-Olu (Punch) Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday met behind closed doors with the President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. At the end of the meeting, the governor…

NIMC staff begin 2-day warning strike

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)’s staff below grade level 12 have begun a 2-day warning strike Thursday. The warning strike was embarked upon to demand safety measures for the NIMC staff against COVID-19 and also to demand for new…

*Sanwo-Olu signs 2021 appropriation bill into law (Punch)*Long queues return to Lagos NIMC offices (Guardian)

Sanwo-Olu signs 2021 appropriation bill into law (Punch) Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has signed into law the state’s 2021 Appropriation Bill on Thursday. The budget christened the “Budget of Rekindled Hope” consists of Capital Expenditure and a Recurrent Expenditure…

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