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51m Nigerians Have Enrolled For NIN – Isa Pantami

Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami has disclosed that 51 million Nigerians have registered for their national identification number (NIN).

 

Pantami who made the disclosure at a state house press briefing on Thursday April 1, said 51 million Nigerians have registered for NIN as at March 31, 2021.

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The Minister warned that those yet to obtain their NIN, risk seven or 14 years imprisonment as stipulated by the Nigerian constitution. He added that while owning a SIM card is optional, the NIN is mandatory as a lot of transactions are not supposed to be carried out without NIN.

 

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