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FG Resumes SIM Card Registration, Activation

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The Nigerian government has lifted the ban on new sim card registration and activation that was earlier imposed late last year to enable the synchronization of sim cards with National Identification Number (NIN). The process to get sim cards can begin from Monday.

Technical assistant (information technology) to the minister of communications, Dr. Femi Adeluyi issued a statement on Thursday explaining the whole new process of the revised national digital identity policy for sim card registration.

The ministry of communication says significant progress has been made in the NIN registration process across the country. It has also released the new policy guidelines saying possession of a national identity number will be a prerequisite on new sim acquisition and activation, sim replacement, new sim activation for corporates and internet-of-things/machine-to-machine and others. Communication minister Isa Pantami has urged the national communications commission and NIMC to ensure that the provisions of the policy are strictly followed by all operators and subscribers.

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Power Restored To National Grid After System Collapse

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Ghanaians Blames Power Firm For Nationwide Blackout

The Transmission Company of Nigeria says power has been restored to national grid after a system collapse left most of the nation in the dark on Wednesday.

The company said on Thursday electricity has been restored across the entire grid through which distribution companies offtake electricity they deliver to consumers nationwide.

TCN’s public affairs general manager Ndidi Mbah, says experts were already making efforts to fully restore electricity on the grid.

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Army Denies Boko Haram’s Eid Donations Report

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The Nigerian Army has denied reports that Boko Haram insurgents distributed Eid donations to communities in the northern states of Borno and Yobe.

Reports alleged the terrorist group had donated food and money to residents in attempts to woo them to support its activities.

The army says the reports were “propaganda,” and that it had conducted investigations and established the reports were untrue.

The army said in a statement “our team of eagle-eyed analysts went further to critically examine the pictures attached to this malicious publication and discovered that they were simply stage-managed in a typical terrorists-styled propaganda.

Nigeria continues to experience a wave of insecurity occasioned by attacks and kidnappings carried out by Boko Haram militants.

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Nigeria Seeks To Tap Into Digital Economy

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