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Buhari’s Ministers Divided Over Cancellation Of NIN Registration
Politics

Buhari’s Ministers Divided Over Cancellation Of NIN Registration

The ongoing National Identifi­cation Number (NIN) enrol­ment exercise in the midst of the deadly second wave of COVID-19 has caused a sharp divi­sion among President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministers, Daily Indepen­dent has gathered. A presidency source said the is­sue has thrown the ministers into opposing camps as majority of them want the exercise suspended while the other camp, led by Dr. Isa Ali Pan­tami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, wants the ex­ercise to continue. Since the commencement of the exercise, there have been concerns as crowds thronged the offices of the Na­tional Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and registration centres after the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) directed telecommunication compa­nies to block SIM cards not registered w...
COVID-19: NIN Registration May Be Suspended – Minister Of State For Health
Health

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...
NIMC To Prioritise 2020 UTME/DE Applicants For NIN Registration
Education

NIMC To Prioritise 2020 UTME/DE Applicants For NIN Registration

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has directed its enrollment centres nationwide to give preference to applicants sitting for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)/Direct Entry (DE) examinations, for enrollment and issuance of the National Identification Number (NIN). The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board in October had said it will no longer register candidates who do not have the NIN for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. It warned that only intending candidates who have the NIN will be registered, beginning with the 2020 examination. But the House of Representatives last month asked JAMB to suspend the “no NIN, no JAMB” policy until 2021. The National Identity Number (NIN) is the nation’s database capturing personal data...