Protect Your NIN, Crime Committed With Your SIM Will Be Traced To You, Minister Tells Nigerians

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has urged Nigerians to do everything possible to secure their National Identity Numbers (NINs). This comes amidst rising anxieties over SIM-NIN connection by many mobile network subscribers in the country. On Monday, the minister urged Nigerians to secure and protect their NINs, and desist... Continue Reading →

Resolutions on Extension of Registration Period and Cancellation of USSD and Verification Fees

The National Task Force on National Identification Number (NIN) and SIM Registration met today, 21st December, 2020. The meeting was chaired by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) with major stakeholders in the sector including Chairman-NCC, EVC-NCC, DG-NITDA, DG-NIMC, ECTS/ECSM-NCC, Chairman ALTON, CEOs of MTN, Airtel, Ntel, Glo,... Continue Reading →

SIM Cards Disconnection: Outrage Over N20 Charges To Confirm NIN Status

Following the directives given to all network operators in the country by the federal government to disconnect every SIM card not synchronized with valid National Identity Number (NIN) by December 30, Nigerians have lamented that they were charged N20 while confirming their NIN status using the USSD code (*346#). The directive to disconnect SIM cards... Continue Reading →

New SIM Registration Rules Set by NCC

Following the earlier directive on the suspension of new SIM registration by network operators, the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) convened an urgent meeting of key stakeholders in the Communications industry on Monday, December 14, 2020. The meeting had in attendance the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and Management... Continue Reading →

NCC suspends SIM sale, registration

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has ordered telecommunications companies to halt the sale and activation of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM). This comes ahead of an audit of the Subscriber Registration Database. In a statement on Wednesday, Director, Public Affairs, Ikechukwu Adinde, said the directive will be in effect until the audit is completed. He noted that... Continue Reading →

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