NIN-SIM VERIFICATION: CRIMINALS FEELING THE HEAT, SAYS FG

NIN-SIM VERIFICATION: CRIMINALS FEELING THE HEAT, SAYS FG

THE MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS AND DIGITAL ECONOMY, ISA ALI PANTAMI, HAS SAID CRIMINALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE FEELING THE HEAT OF THE ONGOING LINKING OF NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS WITH SUBSCRIBER IDENTIFICATION MODULES.
HE MADE THE COMMENT WHILE REACTING TO THE RETRACTION OF A STORY PUBLISHED BY AN ONLINE NEWS SITE, LINKING THE MINISTER TO BOKO HARAM ACTIVITIES.
ON THE 2ND OF APRIL  2021, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EXTENDED THE DEADLINE FOR LINKING SIMS WITH VALID NINS BY ONE MONTH.