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How to link your National Identity Number with your phone number

  Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had earlier mandated the telecommunications operators in the country   to block all SIM cards   that are not registered with the National Identity Numbers (NIN) within 2 weeks. This means that failure of the subscribers to register with NIN will lead to the blocking or disconnection of the line by the end of December 31, 2020, despite the huge public outcry against the sudden announcement of the policy and short time frame to implement it. The Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have also directed that subscribers can link their NIN to more than one sim card. They said telecom subscribers should take their NIN to the office of their service provider. However, some Nigerians who posses NIN are still unsure how to go about linking their phone numbers to their NIN Here are a few steps to link your phone number with your NIN; MTN  USERS To link your NIN, simply dial *785# using the phone number you wish to link, enter your NIN and s