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Again! FG extends NIN-SIM verification deadline till October 31

FOLLOWING the Federal Government of Nigeria has extended the deadline for NIN-SIM data verification from July 26, 2021 to October 31, 2021.

The Director, Public Affairs Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde; and the Head, Corporate Communications, Nigeria Identity Management Commission, Kayode Adegoke, made this known in a joint statement on Sunday, July 25.

According to the statement, “The Federal Government approved the extension till October 31, 2021.

The decision was made following a request by stakeholders to accommodate registration in hard-to-reach remote areas, foreigners and diplomatic missions, diaspora and address low enrolments in schools and hospitals, as evidenced by enrolment statistics.”

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