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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

NCC gives order to network operators to block SIM cards not registered with National ID

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has given an order to telecommunication operator, such as: MTN, Airtel, Glo and Etisalat to block SIM cards not registered with the National Identity Card. 

The information was revealed on Twitter by President Buhari's Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad. According to the tweet, the order expires in two weeks time. Failure to register one's SIM card with National ID, the SIM card will be blocked. 

"The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given telecommunications operators (MTN, GLO, Airtel and 9 Mobile) in the country two weeks to block all SIM CARDS that are not registered with the National Identity Numbers (NIN), the Commission has said in a statement.

"As the NCC gave telecommunications operators (MTN, Glo, 9 Mobile and Airtel) two weeks to block all SIM cards that are not linked with the National Identity Numbers (NIN). If already enrolled, dial *346# to retrieve your NIN, as we await details from the NCC/telecomms," he tweeted. 






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