The deadline for NIN-SIM card linkage has once again been shifted by the Federal Government.
FG has approved the establishment of SIM Swap Centres by Mobile Network Operators (MNO).
Globacom commenced the enrolment exercise following the license it secured from NIMC to cover NIN enrolment for all eligible Nigerians.
MTN and Airtel Nigeria have commenced the NIN registration exercise in selected cities on behalf of the NIMC.
The NIMC has said the agency has licensed telecommunications companies to register applicants who do not have NIN.
The NIMC has announced that it has started the enrolment of NIN for foreign diplomats in Nigeria.
21 million telephone subscribers are still without NIN, telecommunication operators have revealed.
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.