You Must Apologise To Igbo Nation - Ohanaeze The leadership of Ohanaeze led by Uche Okwukwu has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to tender an unreserved apology to the Igbo people over his threat on social media. In a statement released on Thursday, signed by the Secretary-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, the Igbo group stated that it was miffed that Buhari could make such a statement when the Igbo nation is yet to get over the wounds of the Biafra war.
How can Nigeria solve the insecurity challenges of kidnapping, terrorism herdsmen killing & banditry
One of Nigeria's biggest challenge today is insecurity.From the kidnapping of large numbers of school children, to banditry and the never ending conflict between herdsmen and farmers.Valuable lives have been lost and people are living in fear.Our large population and minimal police manpower only helps in making things worse.
You would recall that around the end of 2020, the issue of linking National Identification Number (NIN) to SIM cards came into full swing and a certain period of time was given for people to link their NIN to their SIM Cards.However, the body responsible for overseeing the registration of all citizens, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has after a virtual meeting chaired by the Honourable Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, resolved to extend the deadline to the 30th of June 2021 so as to enable all citizens and legal residents register for the exercise.
Following the recent happenings in the country, MASSOB, The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra has stated that Dr Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy was appointed by appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, as a means to continue the agenda of the Fulani's to islamize this country, by introducing electronic digitization and communication.
National Identification Number is a unique number which identifies you throughout your life time and it is issued to you by NIMC after your enrolment.It matches you with your biometric data and other details in the National Identity Database during verification and authentication It could be recalled that barely four months ago, Education Minister, Malam Adamu Adamu ordered the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board(JAMB) to make it compulsory for candidates registering for JAMB to have their respective NINs.
Reactions have trailed social media over Pantami's statement concerning the reduction of crimes particularly kidnapping and banditry through the use of NIN. The National Identification Number (NIN) is a number issued by the government to it citizens to serve a purpose of centralizing the citizens data and also help in tracking citizen.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has extended again the registration for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) by two weeks. In a statement issued on Monday, 31 May, 2021 by Dr. Fabian Benjamin, JAMB's Head of Information and Protocol, notes that the extension will run from May 31 to June 15; give candidates who were still unable to register the ample opportunity to do so.
It is no more news that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, had made it compulsory for candidates that want to seat for the 2021 JAMB examination, to have the National Identification Number as a mandatory requirement.the Senate today urged the Federal Ministry of Education, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to review the implementation of its policy, on the usage of national identification number as a mandatory requirement for jamb registration.
The Nigerian government has made it known to all residents of the country that the enrollment of NIN is compulsory for everybody.This is to ensure that the country has an accurate database of its citizens.Just yesterday, the president of the country, General Muhammadu Buhari took to his Twitter page to enlighten the public on the importance of the national identification number.
It is no more news that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of the candidates that participated in the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). As the board announced the release of the examination's results on Friday, 26 June 2021, the candidates who partook in the examination have been visiting the board's portal to check their results.
Registering for the National Identification Number became compulsory for every Nigerian to be able to do your NIN and SIM card linkage.However, failure to do this linkage means that your sim card may get blocked after this deadline is passed.As we all know, the initial deadline for the NIN registration was the end of 2020 but because many people didn't register, it was moved.
Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu hosts Ikorodu Bois (photos) The Nigerian entertainment industry has grown rapidly over the years, and has added to the country's growth.The young entertainers, Ikorodu Bois, who are known for the mimicking of top celebrities have been received by the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Few months ago, the government of Nigeria made an announcement which involves all network providers to register people’s SIM card again and this time, it must be linked to National Identification Number (NIN) and failure to do so will attract a penalty of having your SIM card blocked.
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The linking of National Identification Number to SIM cards has been an issue in Nigeria for the past couple of months.This followed an order given by the Honorable minister of communication and digital economy, Isa Pantami who had set a deadline for every Nigerian to ensure they linked their SIM cards or their numbers would face disconnection.
After enrolment, you will be given a National Identification Number (NIN), which is a one-of-a-kind number that will identify you for the rest of your life. During verification and authentication, it is used to match you with your biometric data and other details in the National Identity Database.
Following the mandatory registration of the National Identification Number (NIN) by the government, millions of people are yet to register amidst the security and health challenges faced by the country.Hence, the Minister of Communication, and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has extended the registration to June 30, 2021.
The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami is one of the most vibrant ministers in the President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet.His most outstanding initiative is the National Identification Number registration which has the potential of helping Nigeria in the fight against insecurity.According to a reliable source, the Honourable Minister has just been awarded as the Most Outstanding Minister of the Year by People and Power Magazine.
I'm pleased with the success we are recording in the enrollment of persons into the NIN– Buhari says
The Nigerian president, who is no other person than Muhammadu Buhari, has expressed his happiness, over the enrollment of people into the ongoing National Identification Number (NIN), Registration.President Muhammadu Buhari, on his Twitter page, said that he is pleased with the success we are having, in the enrollment of persons into the National Identification Number (NIN), adding that, not fewer than 54 million Nigerians have registered.
In a series of tweets on Thursday, May 6, the president of Nigeria (Muhammadu Buhari) asserted that fifty four million Nigerians have registered for the National Identification Number (NIN).He added that six months ago, there were only twelve million persons captured in the NIN database.
Nigeria Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy under the leadership of Dr. Isa Pantami, has revealed that the ongoing mandatory National Identification Number (NIN) registration exercise have been extended to June 30.Dr. Isa Pantami said that the ongoing National Identification Number and Subscriber Identification Module integration process has been extended to June, 30, 2021.