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Nigerians In Ireland, US, 3 Others To Get National Identity Cards-NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said that it has extended the issuance of National Identity Number to Nigerian citizens living in Togo, Niger Republic, Ivory Coast and the Republic of Ireland. NIMC issued a press release on Wednesday via the General Manager, Operations and Communication, Abdulhamid Umar, via its twitter handle, @nimc_ng. According to the statement, the commission has the mandate to ensure that all Nigerian citizens and legal residents are enrolled into the National Identity…

PenCom: Lack Of National Identity Numbers Hinders Registration Of New MPP Contributors

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has said that the greatest challenge the regulator is having with the registration of contributors into the Micro Pension Plan(MPP) is identification. The Head of Corporate Communications of PenCom, Peter Aghahowa who spoke to TheWhistler on the sideline of the just concluded journalist workshop in Benin , Edo state on Thursday said the issue of National Identity Number (NIN) was a great challenge of the MPP scheme. According to…

PenCom Mandates Workers, Retirees To Provide NIN, BVN To PFAs

The National Pension Commission has directed all Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) to update the records of all retirement savings account (RSA). This directive was contained in a notice by the PenCom, which added that the RSA’s must undergo a recapture exercise to link their bank verification number (BVN) and national identification number (NIN) to their accounts. According to the pension regulator, the new development is in line with the Federal Government mandate to improve the National Identity System in…

NIMC Asks Nigerians In U.S To Pay N15, 000 Each For NIN Enrolment

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has asked Nigerians living in the United States to pay between 40 and 50 dollars each for the National Identity Number (NIN) enrollment. While registrants from zero to 15 years are to pay $4 each, grown-ups from 16 years and above are required to pay $50 to be enrolled for NIN. This was according to the Special Assistant to the Director-General of NIMC, Ms Uche Chigbo, who stated this in New York on Thursday. Chigbo, who spoke during a visit to the Nigerian…

Nigerians To Pay For National ID Card From 2022 – NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has urged Nigerians to make use of the remaining three years to get registered and obtain their national identity card as payments for issuance will begin from 2022. Director General, NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz made this known yesterday in Abuja at the Reform Seminar on “The National Digital Identity Ecosystem Strategic Road Map for the Enrollment of Nigerians and Legal Residents into the National Identity Database (NIDB)” Aziz, during the seminar organised by the Bureau…

PenCom Implores RSA Holders To Submit NIN, BVN

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has directed all Retirement Savings Account (RSA) holders, to approach their PFAs with their NINs and Bank Verification Numbers, as well as other mandatory biodata information. This was contained in a statement by the Head, Corporate Communications PenCom, Peter Aghahowa. "To enable the Pension Industry comply, the National Pension Commission (PenCom) has directed all Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) to update the records of their clients. Consequently, all Retirement…

NIMC Begins Nationwide Data Update, Modification

National Identity Management Commission has commenced nationwide data update and modification for all applicants, who wish to effect changes to the personal information supplied during enrolment for National Identification Number. Mr Loveday Ogbonna, Head, Corporate Communications, NIMC, disclosed this in an interview with newmen on Wednesday in Abuja. According to him, to obtain this service, applicants are required to visit any of the Commissions’ enrolment centres to make enquiries or indicate the type of data he or…

With National Identity Number, There’s No Need For Tribal Marks – NOA Boss

The National Identity Management Commission has commenced the training of National Orientation Agency officers in the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State on the importance of obtaining National Identity Numbers. “Gone are those days when tribal marks were used to identify persons. Nowadays, you must have an Identity Number to be a genuine citizen or legal resident of Nigeria,” the NOA state coordinator, Zubairu Galadima-Soba, said. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the training is prelude to a state-wide…

SGF’s N64m ‘Upgraded’ Website Goes Live

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on Monday launched the upgraded website of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, www.osgf.gov.ng. Speaking during the launch, Mustapha said the website cost a whooping N64 million naira, procured from the 2017 budget. He said the federal government allocated N65m for the website, noting that the contract which was awarded by the Bureau of Public Procurement, followed the pre-requisites of the Public Procurement Act 2007. The…

Breaking: NIMC Chairman, Oyinlola Resigns

The Chairman of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has resigned from his position. Oyinlola, in a letter dated May 9, 2018 and addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari, said his resignation follows a “new and greater political engagement.” According to him, his movement is “to chart a new course in my politics outside the ruling party”. The letter reads: “Sir, I write to resign my appointment as the chairman of National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) with effect from…