Nigeria extends SIM card registration deadline

Nigeria has extended the timeline for telecoms providers to update SIM card registrations following a meeting with chief executives of mobile phone companies, the telecoms regulator said on Monday.

The regulator said it had extended registrations to January 19, 2021 from December 30, 2020.

It has asked providers to add valid National Identification Numbers (NIN) to every SIM card registered in the country.


Subscribe for full access to all our share and unit trust data tools, our award-winning articles, and support quality journalism in the process.