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NIMC lists 15,000 NIN enrolment centres as telcos bar 72m unlinked SIMs

    NIMC lists 15,000 NIN enrolment centres as telcos bar 72m unlinked SIMs

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 15,000 national identification number (NIN) enrolment centres in the country. The commission said this in a statement issued on Wednesday.

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NIN: Subscribers lament as telcos commence blocking of outgoing calls on unlinked SIMs

    NIN: Subscribers lament as telcos commence blocking of outgoing calls on unlinked SIMs

Telecommunications companies have started barring outgoing calls of subscribers who have yet to link their national identification number (NIN) with their subscriber identification modules (SIM) cards. On Monday, the federal

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NIMC calls for mandatory use of NIN in government services

    NIMC calls for mandatory use of NIN in government services

Aliyu Aziz, director-general of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), says the National Identity Number (NIN) should become a mandatory requirement for accessing government services. He said this while requesting

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CSOs: NIMC, NCC ignored FOI request on security agencies accessing citizens’ data

    CSOs: NIMC, NCC ignored FOI request on security agencies accessing citizens’ data

Two civil society organisations (CSOs) say the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) have ‘ignored’ a freedom of information (FOI) request. The CSOs — Paradigm

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NIN verification platform very slow, says Telcos union — but NIMC says ‘working perfectly’

  NIN verification platform very slow, says Telcos union — but NIMC says ‘working perfectly’

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says its tokenisation platform for verification of national identification number (NIN) is working “perfectly

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NIN: SIM retrieval, passport processing affected as NIMC portal suffers downtime

  NIN: SIM retrieval, passport processing affected as NIMC portal suffers downtime

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says its national identification number (NIN) verification service is “temporarily unavailable”. The NIMC verification

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NIMC reactivates Sowore’s NIN after lawsuit threat

  NIMC reactivates Sowore’s NIN after lawsuit threat

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has reactivated the national identity number (NIN) of Omoyele Sowore, an activist. Sowore had

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‘Our servers are secure’ — NIMC responds as hacker claims he gained access to NIN database

  ‘Our servers are secure’ — NIMC responds as hacker claims he gained access to NIN database

The issue of data security has been at the forefront since the federal government introduced the national identity database. In

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NIMC laments poor network, outdated computers as NIN-SIM linkage deadline nears

  NIMC laments poor network, outdated computers as NIN-SIM linkage deadline nears

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it is struggling with high maintenance costs, outdated computers, and poor connectivity. According

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NCC: Nigerians without NIN won’t get passports, driving licence

  NCC: Nigerians without NIN won’t get passports, driving licence

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has asked telecoms consumers to link their national identification number (NIN) with their subscriber identity

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