NIN Enrollment: NIMC Lagos office closed as staff allegedly contracts COVID-19

The National Identity Management Commission has shut down its Lagos headquarters after one of its staff members allegedly tested positive for COVID-19. An official, who spoke anonymously to PUNCH newspaper, said several workers of the agency had also been ill. The source said, “The woman, a nursing mother working in[Read More…]

NIN: Nigeria signs $13m deal with South Korea

Nigeria’s Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has signed a new deal agreement worth over N5 billion ($13 million) with The Republic of Korea.  The contract was signed by South Korea on Thursday through its grant aid agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency Office (KOICA) in Nigeria.  According to a press[Read More…]

NATCOM proposes December 31 as deadline for NIN-SIM linkage

The National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers (NATCOMS) via its president Adeolu Ogunbanjo said on Wednesday that a one-month extension for the National Identification Number (NIN) registration by the federal government is not enough to capture all Nigerians. The federal government through the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had in December 2020[Read More…]

Federal Government extends NIN -SIM linkage by a month

The Federal Government has again extended the deadline for the registration, verification and linkage of the National Identity Number (NIN) to SIM cards by one month. This extension was contained in a joint statement signed by both the Director of Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Ikechukwu[Read More…]

NIMC suspends proposed strike

The Senior Staff Association of the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC has halted its plans to strike. The Chairman of the NIMC Senior Staff Association, Lucky Michael Asekokhai disclosed this after a consensus was reached in a meeting between the Union and Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami[Read More…]

Nigerians can now register for NIN with Telcos – NIMC

Telecommunications companies have been licensed to register people who do not have National Identity Numbers to reduce the large crowds at the offices of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the government agency said. NIMC director-general Aliyu Aziz said some other private and public organisations had also been licensed by[Read More…]

Just In: Nigeria orders immediate closure of enrollment activities at NIMC Headquarters

The Federal government has ordered immediate closure of enrollment activities at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Headquarters, Abuja and the reactivation of 20 centers within the FCT to make the process of NIN enrolment much easier from Monday, January 18th 2021. A statement signed by the Head, Corporate Communications,[Read More…]

NIMC lists 50 NIN enrolment centres in Lagos, Abuja

The National Identity Management Commission has released a list of over 50 National Identification Number enrolment centres in Abuja and Lagos. This is as a result of the large crowds experienced in the Commission’s offices in the two cities.According to NIMC Spokesman, Mr Kayode Adegoke, the decentralisation will help decongest the[Read More…]

NIMC calls of strike; to meet with Federal Government next week

The 2-day warning strike embarked upon by  the staff of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has been called off on Friday.  This was disclosed by the chairman of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) NIMC unit, Lucky Michael Asekokhai, in Abuja on Friday. We have called[Read More…]

Breaking: NIMC staff to begin strike today January 7

The Staff union in the National Identity Management Commission under the aegies of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria has called on its members to proceed on strike beginning today January 7th. In a communiqué signed by the Chairman, ASCSN, NIMC unit, Asekohai Lucky, the association asked all[Read More…]