Breaking: FG extends NIN/SIM linkage For another 8weeks

The Ongoing National Identification Number NIN and SIM Registration Exercise has been extended by eight weeks.

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Pantami who conveyed the directive at a meeting with stakeholders to review the exercise noted that the extension became necessary to enable Nigerians and legal residents more time to integrate their NIN and SIM.

The meeting with the stakeholders also revealed that a total of fifty six point eighteen million NINS have been collected by the mobile network operators with over one thousand and six registration centres activated for the process across the country.

The Federal Government calls on Nigerians to take advantage of the new extension window to fully participate in the exercise.