We all knew that recently, the federal government of Nigeria through the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has implemented a new order to all mobile and sim users and all network providers in the country, from 9mobile, MTN, GLO, AIRTEL and any other telecommunications operators in the country to help them reduce insecurity in the country through what is known as National Identity Numbers (NIN).
The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) backed by the Federal Government has ordered all simcard users in the country to verify their sim card through their national identity number or else they will be at risk of a disconnected line.
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The announcement was made known to the public, precisely on the 15th of December, 2020, and they have given all sim card subscribers in Nigeria a deadline of 2 weeks from the announcement date or else lines will be disconnected, with the Nigerian communications commission (NCC) backing it up, and they further explained that any sim card in Nigeria that is not registered with the National Identity Number (NIN) will be blocked.
All those who have already registered and have their National identify number can confirm that through their phone number, with a code, this was stated by Bashir Ahmed, the Personal Assistant on news media to President Muhammadu Buhari:
He stated this through his Twitter handle that; The Nigerian telecommunications commission (NCC) has given all network operators (MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9Mobile and others) 2 weeks to disconnect and
block all SIM cards that are not linked with the National Identity Numbers (NIN), he also stated that those who are already enrolled retrieve their number through this code *346#
You will be charged 20 naira after you dial *346# on your mobile phone, then you will be directed on what to do afterwards.
See screenshot of the message below ;
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