NIN Generated Through BVN Will Not Be Recognized – NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has asked Nigerians to complete their national identity number (NIN) registration irrespective of generating same through bank verification number (BVN). NIMC offered this clarification via its Twitter feed on Tuesday. “If your NIN was generated due to the BVN record harmonization with the National Identity Database, you will not have access to the NIMC mobile app and your NIN-SIM integration will be invalid. “Kindly visit an enrollment center to complete your NIN registration,” the update read. The agency had earlier announced that NIN generated…

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SSANU And NASU Commence A 3-Day National Protest

The Joint Action Committee of Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has commenced a three-day national protest. The protest was due to the Federal Government failure to implement the agreements reached with the National body of the unions in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on October 18, last year. The protesters in Abuja comprising members occupied the main gate of UNIABUJA Main Campus, the members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU), Federal University Lokoja (FUL), Kogi State, on Tuesday also…

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Notorious Kidnapper Abducted Pays N1.5m Ransom

A notorious kidnapper, Mohammed Ahmadu, notorious for terrorising commuters on the Abuja-Kaduna and Abuja-Lokoja highways was abducted by another kidnap gang and had to pay N1.55 million for his freedom. Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, disclosed this while parading both kidnappers alongside other criminals in Abuja on Monday. He said Buba was notorious for kidnapping citizens on highways around Abuja. The police said Abubakar Umaru aka Buba Bargu, 35, was one of the gang leaders that abducted Ahmadu. Mba said Umaru, who was notorious for always killing his…

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Schools Resumption Threatened By Increase In Covid-19 Infection

Resumption of schools on Monday is threatened by the rising COVID-19 infections last December, while some states reopened schools last week. Others reopened on Monday. Some public higher institutions are emulating the private universities in conducting online teaching as a way to continue with their programmes without the danger of COVID-19. The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has also blamed re-opening of schools, businesses and religious centres without compliance with safety measures for increasing number of infections. Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation…

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ADP tells Buhari to stop playing politics with insecurity in Oyo

The African Democratic Party (ADP) has told President Muhammadu Buhari to desist from playing politics with insecurity in Oyo State, reminding him of his primary responsibility of securing lives and properties of all citizens. This the party said, Buhari should be committed to, irrespective of ethnic, religion or region the citizens come from, noting that, Mr. President’s response to the rising cases of kidnapping, banditry and illegal entrance by invaders, was worrisome. Prince Adeoye Adelaja, he raised alarm over the invasion of some Jihadist fundamentalists, who were reportedly camped at…

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Due To The Large Crowd, FG May Suspend NIN Registration

Consumers under the aegis of the Association of Telephone, Cable TV and Internet Subscribers have called for the suspension of the National Identification Number enrolment due to COVID-19 risks. This is to help the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) get back to the drawing board and reorder the whole enrolment process in terms of management of the crowd in its offices across the country. The National President, Sina Bilesanmi, in a statement issued on Monday, condemned the mistreatment of its members across Nigeria by the National Identity Management Commission and…

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EndSARS Protests Shattered Because Of Tinubu’s 2023 Ambition – Nnamdi Kanu

The IPOB leader argued that the plan of the Fulani was to sow discord and disunity in southern Nigeria, to prevent them from presenting a common front. The leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the 2020 EndSARS protest failed to produce a revolution because of the alleged ambition of an All Progressives Congress national leader, Bola Tinubu, to become president in 2023. Kanu argued that the “Yoruba” media watered down the EndSARS protest to prevent Nigeria from collapsing so that Tinubu could be president…

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Police probe 47 armed Fulani men arrested in Oyo

Forty-seven Fulani men armed with guns and other weapons have been arrested in Igangan, Oyo State, by men of Operation Burst, which is a joint security team of soldiers and policemen. Our correspondent gathered that the suspects were arrested in the early hours of Sunday by the Ofiki River along the Tapa/Igangan Road in the Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state. Sources told our correspondent that the Fulani were allegedly invited to strike by their kinsmen following the raid carried out by the men of the Oyo State…

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