Tags : NIN

Nigerians Drop 24.38 Million GSM Lines In Two Years 

An analysis of industry statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission has revealed that the number of GSM lines abandoned by Nigerians has grown by 24.38 million in two years. According to the report, in January 2020, there were 83.81 million unused lines in the nation.  By January 2022, the number had grown to 108.47 million.  […]Read More

Digital Identity Sector May Add 7% To GDP By 2030

According to a report by VerifyMe Nigeria, the digital identity sector is set to add about seven percent to the nation’s real Gross Domestic Product by 2030. The report titled, ‘Digital ID in Nigeria: State of the Industry,’ said the digital economy (information technology sector) contributed about 18 per cent to the GDP in the […]Read More


NIN Data: Over Half Of Nigeria’s Population Are Unregistered

In the early weeks of December, the Nigerian Communication Commission issued a directive to all mobile network operators to deactivate all SIM cards that will not be duly registered with valid national identity cards by December 30, 2020. At that time, only 41.5 million Nigerians of the estimated 200 million,… You must be registered to […]Read More

FG Threatens 14-Year Jail Sentence For Nigerians Without NIN

The minister for communications in Nigeria has warned Nigerians without the National Identification Number could be facing a 14-year jail sentence. In an address centred on encouraging Nigerians to register for their NIN, Communications and Digital Economy Minister, Isa Pantami, reiterated the fact that no country could be successful without a reliable database of its […]Read More