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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ORDERS TELECOM COMPANIES TO BAR ALL OUTGOING CALLS ON UNLINKED LINES

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The Federal Government has directed telecommunication companies in the country to bar all outgoing calls on unlinked lines from today April 4, 2022, explaining that NIN-SIM linkage had been extended on multiple occasions to allow Nigerians to freely comply with the policy.


The governments directive was announced in a statement jointly signed today by the Director of Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission NCC, Ikechukwu Adinde, and the Head of Corporate Communications at the National Identity Management Commission NIMC, MR Kayode Adegoke.


Over 125 million SIMs, have had their NINs submitted for linkage, verification, and authentication and NIMC has issued over 78 million unique NINs to date, but NCC, also revealed that at least 72.8 million subscribers risk being disconnected from telecommunication services following the latest directive.


Unlinked lines are Subscriber Identity Modules SIM not yet registered and linked with the National Identification Number NIN by users.

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