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MTN, Glo, Airtel, others given two weeks to block SIM cards without NIN

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given telecommunications operators in the country two weeks to block all SIM cards that are not registered with the National Identity Numbers (NIN).

It warned that any telecom operators that failed to comply with the directive risked outright withdrawal of its licence or heavy penalty.

A statement on Tuesday by the Director of Public Affairs of the NCC, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, noted that “following the earlier directive on the suspension of new SIM registration by network operators, the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) convened an urgent meeting of key stakeholders in the Communications industry on Monday, December 14, 2020.”

Kemi Filani News reports this is coming less than a week after the NCC had ordered telecommunications companies to halt the sale and activation of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM).

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BBNaija star, Kim Oprah celebrates 25th birthday with Angelic photos

Big Brother Naija ex housemate, Kim Oprah is celebrating her 25th birthday today, 15th of December.

Taking to Instagram to acknowledge her birthday, the dark-skinned model share beautiful angelic photos of her self with the caption;

"Becoming 25!! This Year has been a “FAIRYTALE”… I called upon the Lord and he answered me, it’s been a bountiful, mesmerizing, healthy and joyous year for me and my family. It wasn’t an easy journey but I’m here now and I’m Ready for what 25 brings to the table . Thank you Lord"

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Cossy Ojiakor shows off new man days after her German lover dumped her

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Controversial Nollywood actress turned singer and pole dancer, Cossy Ojiakor, has showed off her new man days after her German lover, Abel dumped her over alleged domestic violence.

Cossy Ojiakor shared a photo of a man, who looks like a foreigner, and wrote: "Enough of the ex... meet my next."

She included love emojis and added, "I just love it when he calls me Queen Cossy. No 1 contender... moving on fast."

The nationality of her new man is not known yet.

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Ganduje opens up on why he sacked Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as Emir of Kano

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Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has given reasons why he dethroned former CBN governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Lamido Sanusi, as the Emir of Kano.

Recall that Emir Sanusi's removal was confirmed on March 9, 2020, by Kano State Secretary to the Government Usman Alhaji, who alleged that he disrespected the lawful instructions from the office of the Governor and lawful authorities. The Kano monarch was also accused of persistently refusing to attend official meetings and programmes organized by the government without any lawful justification.

While speaking at the presentation of a book on former President Goodluck Johnathan, authored by a journalist, Bonaventure Philips Melah, today December 15, Governor Ganduje said Sanusi wasn't the best man for the throne at the time he was appointed in June 2014. According to him, Sanusi was appointed to spite former President...

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