NCC: Why you shouldn’t share cell phones, NIN, SIM cards

Why you shouldn't share cell phones

NCC: Why you shouldn’t share cell phones, NIN, SIM cards     The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has listed the implications of sharing cell phones, National Identity Number (NIN), and Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards among telecom consumers. The Commission said that such devices could fall into the hands of wrong people; who would use them to commit crimes and later be traced to the owners of the devices, NIN or SIM cards. Mr Efeosa Edehen, Director Consumer Affairs Bureau, NCC, said on Thursday, May 6, at a consumer conversation event;…

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Court convicts 7 SIM card registration offenders

The commitment of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to stop the use of unregistered SIM cards to perpetrate cybercrime and other criminal activities in the country is yielding results. The Commission, through concerted enforcement efforts with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), as well as the Department of State Services (DSS), has secured court convictions for SIM card related offences. The seven convicts were all charged and convicted at the Grade 1 Area Court Nyanya, Abuja and the Senior Magistrate Court, Kano for offences bordering on violation of…

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