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Nigerians without NIN: No Passport or Driving License
The Nigerian Communications Commission says the October 31 cutoff time for Nigerian citizens to connect their National Identity Numbers to their Subscriber Identity Modules.
It additionally said that Nigerians without NIN would before long be denied new driver's licenses and passports.
The official statement by the Nigerian Communications Commission read "statement read, “NCC has reminded and urged telecoms consumers to link their NINs with their SIMs before the expiration of the deadline of October 31, 2021 set by the Federal Government.”
It added, “Speaking during the live programme, Director, Public Affairs, NCC, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, advised Nigerians to make use of the extension of the NIN-SIM integration exercise to October 31, 2021, to enrol with NIMC, get their NINs and link them to their SIMs.”
Adinde said, “Soon, people without NIN will be denied of necessary services that play vital roles in their lives including acquisition of driving licence, passport.”