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Federal Government Makes Important Announcement Concerning SIM Cards.

The registration of new SIM cards was suspended by the federal government last year.

The federal government lamented that the level of crimes being committed with SIM cards is high. This led to the compulsory linking of all SIM cards to NIN by all Nigerians although most Nigerians are yet to do so.

In a bid to reduce the level of crime, the federal government of Nigeria barred SIM registration last year December.

Nigerians should take note of this announcement made by the FG recently.

The Federal Government on Thursday said the issuance of new SIM cards will resume on April 19, “as long as verification is done and the guidelines are fully adhered to.”

The Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy communicated this in a statement signed by Femi Ademiluyi, a techncal aide to Minister Isa Pantami.

The latest announcement released by the federal government concerning SIM has led to various reactions on twitter as many Nigerians have thanked the FG for lifting the ban placed on the registration of SIM cards.

Below are screenshots of reactions from twitter. Many Nigerians reacted as the FG lifted the ban placed on SIM card registration.

With the registration of new SIM cards set to commence on April 19, all Nigerians who wish to get a new SIM can visit the officers of network providers inorder to get a new SIM.

What's your thought on the commencement of SIM registration from April 19?

Kindly drop your comments below and share this announcement across all social media platforms.

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