FG has approved the establishment of SIM Swap Centres by Mobile Network Operators (MNO).
The NIMC has announced that it has started the enrolment of NIN for foreign diplomats in Nigeria.
Telcos have submitted about 43 million NINs to the NIMC for verification in order to have them registered with their respective SIMs.
FG has invalidated SIM integration using BVN generated NIN, as it insists that applicants must visit NIMC offices for complete registration.
NIMC has warned Nigerians to be wary of fake NIN app created by fraudsters to harvest people's NIN and BVN by default.
Large turn out at NIMC offices in disregard of COVID-19 protocols and may force the FG to suspend the registration process.
NIMC has suspended the industrial action which they embarked upon on Thursday.
Thousands of applicants have been locked outside as the staff of NIMC have embarked on an indefinite strike.
Kano State NIMC Coordinator has disclosed that 2.3 million persons have been registered so far in the State.
Subscribers who want to replace their SIM cards are now expected to present their NIN.