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UGANDA: #WeAreRemovingADictator Trends As Museveni’s Govt Bans Social Media Ahead Of Presidential Election

By Seun Adeuyi Ugandan government on Tuesday banned social media and beefed up security in the capital two days ahead of a presidential election pitting Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders, against opposition frontrunner, a popular singer, Bobi Wine. Ahead of the vote, campaigning has been marred by brutal crackdowns on opposition rallies that […]

NIN Generated From BVN Records Cannot Be Used For SIM Integration – NIMC

By Adejumo Enock The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has called on Nigerians to complete their National Identification Number (NIN) registration irrespective of generating one via Bank Verification Number (BVN). Recall that Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC) had earlier directed all telecommunication companies to disconnect all sim cards that is yet to be integrated with NIN. […]

PTF Warns Against Large Gatherings At NIMC Offices During NIN Registration

By Adejumo Enock The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has urged Nigerians to obey COVID-19 protocols while they register for their National Identification Number(NIN) across the various National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC) offices nationwide. The PTF National Coordinator, Sani Aliyu disclosed this while featuring on a television programme on Tuesday. Aliyu who said that the […]

Barely 48 Hours To Election, Uganda Shuts Down Social Media

By Onwuka Gerald Less than 48 hours to the country’s election, Ugandan government has directed internet service providers to shut down social media and messaging services. The directive was issued by Ugandan government ahead of Thursday’s presidential election. Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Executive Director, Irene Sewankambo in a letter ordered telcos to speedily suspend any […]

NIMC Cautions Nigerians on Fake Apps For NIN Registration

By Adejumo Enock The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has cautioned Nigerians to stay away from a fake app designed to link the National Identity Number (NIN) to SIM cards. The Commission made this disclosure via its verified Twitter account @nimc_ng on Monday. The NIMC who dissociate itself from the app claimed that the app […]

FG Clears Air On COVID-19 Vaccine Containing Microchip

By Seun Adeuyi The COVID-19 vaccine to be procured by the Federal Government does not contain a microchip. The National Orientation Agency (NOA) made this clarification in a series of tweets titled ‘Things to know about #COVID19 vaccination!’ on Sunday. On whether the vaccine contained a microchip, the agency said the Ministry of Health would […]