Friday, January 22

Tag: Enrolment

Outdated NIMC Facilities Stalling NIN-SIM Linkage
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Outdated NIMC Facilities Stalling NIN-SIM Linkage

With about 22 days to the February 9 deadline for the enrolment, verification and linking of the National Identification Numbers (NIN) to Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards, telecoms operators have raised the alarm over the challenge they have with the backend integration of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). The Guardian gathered that one of the reasons many subscribers had not received any confirmation from their network operators, after submitting their NINs is because there has been no seamless confirmation from the backend of the NIMC. In other words, for every NIN registered by Nigerians and sent to telecoms operators, the service providers are expected to confirm the authenticity (verification) of the owner from the backend of NIMC, but, accordin...
FG Orders Immediate Closure Of Enrolment Activities At NIMC Headquarters
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FG Orders Immediate Closure Of Enrolment Activities At NIMC Headquarters

The Federal Government has ordered immediate closure of enrolment activities at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Headquarters, Abuja and 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, NIMC Kayode Adegoke advised members of the public, residents and visitors to the FCT wishing to enrol for the National Identification Number (NIN) to use any of the following NIMC centers: State Office 2nd Floor, Block C, No 4 Maputo Street, Zone 3, Wuse, Abuja. Area Councils: Abaji – Abaji Secretariat Complex, Legislative Section Abaji, FCT -Abuja; AMAC- AMAC Secretariat Annex, Kabusa Junction Apo, FCT- Abuja; BWARI- Area Council Complex Bwari, FCT...
COVID-19: NIN Registration May Be Suspended – Minister Of State For Health
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COVID-19: NIN Registration May Be Suspended – Minister Of State For Health

Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, Minister of State for Health, Monday said that the ongoing registration and National Identification Number enrolment may be suspended due to the rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country. As at yesterday, 100,087 cases have been confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). 1358 are reported dead since Coronavirus stormed Nigeria on February, 2020. Also, about 80,030 persons have been treated and discharged. On Sunday 10, 2021, NCDC confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. This however is a wake-up call to all Nigerian that Covid-19 is real. In other to stem the spread, Mamora while playing host on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme today, said it would be wise if NIN enrolment and r...
NIN: FG Suspends Workers Over Extortion At NIMC Centres
Politics

NIN: FG Suspends Workers Over Extortion At NIMC Centres

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), on Thursday, warned members of its staff cashing in amid the ongoing NIN registration nationwide to desist as they risk seven years in jail when caught. The Honourable Minister, Dr. Isa Pantami has today directed the suspension of NIMC staff involved in extortion of applicants at its Bauchi and Kaduna State Offices. The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, @DrIsaPantami directs the immediate suspension of staff extorting applicants at NIMC enrolment centers.
Education

IPPIS: ASUU Members Sneak To Register, Enrolment Hits 937,000

There are indications that some members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities are enrolling for the Integrated Personnel Payroll Integrated System contrary to the directive of the union . Investigations by The PUNCH on Wednesday revealed that institutions where lecturers were registering for the IPPIS included the University of Calabar and the University of Nigeria , Nsukka. ASUU had last month opposed the IPPIS despite the Federal Government ’s directive that any worker that failed to register for it would not be paid his December salary . The union directed its members not to enrol for the IPPIS , which the Federal Government said was aimed at fighting corruption through payment of salaries to each employee ’ s bank account. But ASUU wondered why the Central Bank of...
New Video of Meghan Markle on Visit to India Emerges
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New Video of Meghan Markle on Visit to India Emerges

A never-before-seen video of Meghan Markle has emerged and it was taken before her relationship with Prince Harry became public. The Duchess of Sussex, who was an actress at the time, visited Delhi and Mumbai in 2017 to highlight the issues of gender equality and the problems of girls' access to education. Meghan teamed up with World Vision, a charity that works to change the lives of the world’s poorest children. On a visit to one school, speaking to the camera, Meghan said: “What we found is that the enrolment at this school went up three times once the latrines were built so that girls had access to clean hygiene and bathroom facilities while they’re at school." Meghan told how some girls are forced to drop out of school because they don’t have “bathrooms available t...
No School Enrolment For Children Without Birth Certificate — Governor Akeredolu
Education

No School Enrolment For Children Without Birth Certificate — Governor Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu who spoke during the stakeholders’ meeting on birth registration with the theme, “Accelerated Birth Registration,” initiated by his wife, stated that there no school enrolment for children without birth certificate. The Ondo State Governor who further disclosed that birth certificate would be a requirement for children under the age of five to access free medical treatment in the state, added that henceforth it would be one of the criteria for enrolment of pupils into primary schools in the state. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu who stressed that there will no school enrolment for children without birth certificate during the meeting, stated that the decision became necessary as lack of a functioning birth registration system had made it impossible for both feder...
Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Brilliance at The Platform Lagos Debates: How Social Media Responded.
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Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Brilliance at The Platform Lagos Debates: How Social Media Responded.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the APC Governorship Candidate for Lagos went up against Jimi Agbaje, the PDP Candidate for Lagos, Babajide Gbadamosi, the ADP candidate for Lagos and Owolabi Salis the AD candidate for Lagos at the Lagos Gubernatorial debate organised by The Platform Nigeria, a creation of Pastor Poju Oyemade’s Convenant Christian Centre. Arriving at the venue of the debate early, he posted a selfie with the hashtags on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram #SanwoOluDebates and #ThePlatformDebates which a tweet from his handle a few hours ago had started a trend across Social Media. The selfie post received thousands of likes, comments and retweets across the different social media platforms. Dressed in a white native attire, Babajide Sanwo-Olu immediately started the debate strong ans...
Reintegrating the Girl-child into School System
Education

Reintegrating the Girl-child into School System

Funmi Ogundare writes that girls who are out-of-school as a result of one form of attack or the other, abuse and poverty, need to be supported, safe and secured to get them re-integrated into the school system Friday November 16, 2018 will remain indelible in the life of Miss Maria Akinlolu (not real name), 13, a junior secondary three student of Emmanuel Academy, Akute, Ogun State. Though from a poor background, she went to school that morning with high hopes just like any of her mates, oblivious of what will befall her. After school hours, with the excitement of getting home into the warm embrace of her mother, a vegetable seller, being the first child of the family, she was accosted by a group of four boys who threw a powdery substance in her face, dragged her into an uncomple...
Review NHIS Leadership, Guild of Medical Directors Appeals to FG
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Review NHIS Leadership, Guild of Medical Directors Appeals to FG

The Guild of Medical Directors (GMD) has appealed to the federal government to review the leadership of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the interest of peace and harmony. The National President of the guild, Dr Femi Babalola, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Wednesday in Abuja that primary health care should be left for the primary health care centres. He said that government should mandate compulsory enrolment of all eligible Nigerian families into the NHIS. “Accredit and include more private hospitals in the scheme to improve and ensure nationwide coverage. “Engage private hospitals in the enrolment of Nigerians into the scheme. “There is a dire and long overdue need for yearly monitoring, evaluation and review of guidelines. “Standards, tariff and operations ...
Only NFF Recognised by CAF And FIFA Can Sack Me, Sanusi Insists
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Only NFF Recognised by CAF And FIFA Can Sack Me, Sanusi Insists

Recall that  the Chris Giwa-led NFF board had on Sunday said it had terminated the appointment of Sanusi as NFF General Secretary. “I wonder how a group of people who did not employ me will think they have the power to sack someone they did not employ. “How can a body that did not employ me sack me? It is only an NFF that is recognised by CAF or FIFA that can sack me,” Sanusi said. According to the Giwa-led NFF board, Sanusi’s appointment termination followed the enrolment Order 5, page 3 of the Order of the Federal High Court in Jos. Victor Iroele, Giwa’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, had said on Sunday in a statement that the order was granted to the matter’s first and second applicants. According to the order, all acts, resolutions and or decisions made or taken by the Exe...