If You Don't Have NIN, Read This Good News From FG On How To Register Without StressOfficialTeeqJan 27, 2021 9:31 AMNIN: Good News As FG Finally Permits MTN & Others To Register Nigerians For NIN At Their Offices.
The Federal Ministry of Communication has permitted network providers to register Nigerians for the National Identification Number. The Punch Newspaper reported.
Nigerians who are yet to register for the National Identification Number can now work into their network providers' offices and register its ease.
According to the National Identity Management Commission, the decision is to reduce crowds at the NIMC enrollment centers across the federation. It will also enable many Nigerians to register without queuing for long hours.
Since Federal Government gave telecommunication companies the directives to block Nigerians without NIN, pressure has been on the NIMC enrollment centers across the federation. Despite the second wave of COVID-19, people still gather in thousands at the enrollment centers.
The federal government has finally yielded to the call of Nigerians to permit banks and telecommunication companies to register Nigerians for the number.
The NIMC has also extended the deadline for registration to March as February 9 is no longer feasible.
Those who generated their NIN through Bank Verification Number still need to update at the enrollment center before it can be valid.
If you didn't receive a congratulatory message from your service provider after linking your numbers, your NIN is invalid.
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