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Find out how to download and use the NIMC Mobile App

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NIMC Mobile App

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) said it has launched a mobile app. This was introduced in a consolidated effort towards encouraging Nigerians to enrol for the National Identification Number (NIN),

The development is part of the Federal Government’s Policy to improve the process of obtaining NIN and linking it to Subscribers Identification Module (SIM), and also aligning with the National Digital Economy Policy for a digital Nigeria.

About the NIMC app
NIMC said the app is easy to navigate as it has some good features. On a condition, the person that wants to use it must get his NIN in order to access the mobile app.
Android users and iPhone users can download the mobile app on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store respectively.

Then follow the steps:
After downloading and installing, scroll to the left and click on Skip and Begin
Put in your 11-digit NIN number and press Next, then, I Agree
After the second step, the mobile number you used to register for your NIN will pop up together with two questions;
a. I am still using this Mobile Number
b. I am not using this number?

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Click the one that is correct from the two questions and press Next
If you are using the same number, enter the user ID and the OTP sent to your phone through an SMS. Then press proceed.
If you do not use the number again, visit any NIMC office to update your mobile number.

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Oil Spill Shuts Down Fishing In 10 Delta Communities

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Oil spillage in Delta

A devastating oil blowout has grounded fishing occupation at over 10 oil communities in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area in Delta State.
Some of the affected communities were Benikrukru, Kokodiagbene, Oporoza, Azama, Inikorogha and Kurutie and the leak was reportedly, at the weekend, spreading to more communities in the area.
Thousands of fishermen in the communities, their families and buyers from different from different parts of the state and beyond have been stranded as a result of the spill.

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Villagers, who spoke, complained that there was palpable fear in the affected communities, as some people have falling sick due to pollution of bodies of rivers which are major sources of water supply to the people.
One of them, therefore, called on concerned stakeholders to live up to expectations by engaging the affected communities, rather than staying mute and denying its involvement in the spill.

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Ikeja Electric Schedules All Customers For Metering Under National Mass Metering Programme

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Ikeja Electric Schedules All Customers For Metering Under National Mass Metering Programme

Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc says all unmetered customers under its business unit, have now been scheduled for metering under the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).
Mr Felix Ofulue, Head, Corporate Communications, IE, confirmed the development in a statement issued to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos.

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According to Ofulue, a total of 106,000 customers of the electricity Distribution Company, would be installed with free prepaid meters, under the first phase of the NMMP.
He, however, advised customers not to make any payment to Meter Assets Providers (MAP) installers, or IE staff, during the field survey and meter installation.
Reports show that the Federal Government had on Oct. 30, 2020, flagged off the NMMP.
The programme is aimed at meeting the target of closing the metering gap in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry, by December 2021.
It would assist in reducing collection losses, while at the same time, increase financial flows, to achieve 100 per cent market remittance obligation of the DisCos.
Part of the objectives also include the elimination of arbitrary estimated billing, improving network monitoring capability and provision of data for market administration and investment decision-making.

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Pope Condemns Mass Abduction Of Nigeria Schoolgirls

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Pope Condemns Mass Abduction Of Nigeria Schoolgirls

Pope Francis condemned on Sunday the kidnapping of more than 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria last week as “vile”.
“I join the bishops of Nigeria in condemning this vile abduction of 317 young girls,” the pope said following his weekly Sunday Angelus address to the Catholic faithful on Saint Peter’s Square in the Vatican.
Several hundred girls are still missing after a raid by suspected armed bandits on a school hostel on Friday in Zamfara, northwest Nigeria.

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Heavily armed criminal gangs in northwest and central Nigeria have stepped up attacks in recent years, kidnapping for ransom, raping and pillaging.
Suspected Bandits in the northeast had previously shocked the world by snatching hundreds of girls from their schools, as part of an attack on supposedly western education practices.

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