In line with the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the transfer of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The National Identity Management Commission, says the renewal of the National Identity Card will cost five thousand naira (N5,000) payable through remita.
THE National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said that Nigerians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United Kingdom (UK) can now enrol for the National Identity Number (NIN).
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday registered for the National Identity Card and has urged residents of the state to do same, saying compliance would enhance “proper planning” and facilitate national development. Speaking at the Lagos House in Ikeja, after registering for the scheme administered by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Governor Ambode […]
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has set a new target of registering 78 million Nigerians into its data base before the end of the year. So far, it has enrolled over 28 million Nigerians and legal residents into the National Identity Database (NID) and issued them the National Identification Number (NIN). The milestone was […]
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has gazetted and published five regulations, following an approval received from the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and the Minister of Justice in November, 2017. Its Head, Corporate Communication, Loveday Ogbonna, said the gazetted regulations are Mandatory Use of the National Identification Number (NIN) Regulations, 2017; Nigeria Biometrics Standard […]
National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Director-General, Aliyu Aziz, has faulted the identification system, arguing that it cannot foster economic growth. To him, only the National Identification Number (NIN) has the key to the realisation of the Economic Growth and Recovery Plan (EGRP) of the government. He said the NIN will help the government to effectively […]
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it is working hard to address the challenges associated with the delay in issuance of the new National Identity Cards to Nigerians. The Director-General of the commission, Mr Aliyu Aziz, said in Abuja, on Tuesday, that the commission had been inundated with complaints about the delay. Aziz said […]
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on Monday, said it has registered over 14 million Nigerians in the national identity database. According to the commission, it had in the last one year doubled its initial 7 million. Speaking in Abuja on the operations of the commission, the General Manager Corporate Communication, Mr Chika Lovesday said between […]