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Nigerian lawmakers pass motion to extend identity verification deadline for SIM cards beyond 2 weeks

Monday 21 December 2020 | 11:08 CET | News
The Nigerian House of Representatives has urged the Nigerian Communications Commission to extend its ultimatum to block phone numbers without National Identification Numbers (NIN) by ten weeks, Premium Times reported. They did so while adopting a motion brought under matters of urgent national importance by the minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu. On 15 December, the government ordered telecom service providers to ask subscribers to supply their NIN within two weeks.

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Companies: NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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