Get National Identity Cards,Be Proud, Ambode Tells Lagosians

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 […]

National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Director-General, Aliyu Aziz,

NIMC Eyes 78 million For Registration

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 […]

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NIMC Gazettes Mandatory Use Of The NIN, Others

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 […]

NIMC chief faults identification system

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 […]

NIMC assures Nigerians on issuance of National ID cards

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 […]

Over 14m Nigerians registered on national database—NIMC

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 […]