BREAKING: FG lifts ban on SIM card replacement

FG lifts ban on SIM card replacement

FG lifts ban on SIM card replacement   Nigerians with lost subscriber’s identity module (SIM) cards and intention to replace same can now do so provided they have their National Identity Numbers (NIN). The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) revealed this Wednesday in a note to Business Metrics, giving update on the ongoing SIM audit, registration and NIN integration exercise ordered by the federal government. ALTON noted the challenges experienced by customers seeking to replace or upgrade their SIM cards following the suspension of sale and activation…

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ALTON takes stand on FG’s NIN for SIM card demand

FG lifts ban on SIM card replacement

The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has reacted to the directive by the federal government that National Identity Numbers be synchronized with SIM card registration in Nigeria. In a statement signed Wednesday by Gbenga Adebayo, the national chairman of the association, ALTON promised to work with the government and other stakeholders to achieve a robust identity system that will further contribute to the country’s digital economy drive. The statement reads: “As an industry, we recognise the importance of a strong national identity system and the critical contribution…

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