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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given telecommunications operators (MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9Mobile and others) in the country two weeks to block all SIM cards that are not registered with the National Identity Numbers (NIN), the Commission has said in a statement.
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) December 15, 2020
We just received a note from NIMC:
The Honorable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), has approved the licensing of 173 Agents and 30 State Governments/Public Sector Institutions to conduct enrolment of all persons including legal residents into the National Identity Database (NIDB) on behalf of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).
Pursuant to the above, find the list of all the successful firms who satisfied all the evaluation criteria as stated in the Advert for the Expression of Interest (EOI) of each of the respective categories in full. The Commission congratulates all those who have been cleared to conduct enrollment of all persons on behalf of NIMC for data capture services.(The list is huge to attach here)
Meanwhile, if you have NIN with NIMC, and have forgotten it, you can retrieve it as follows.
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