This information was posted on the official Twitter handle of the NIMC.
The NIMC had initially given a January 19 deadline for those with NIN and February 9 for those without NIN.
Earlier on Tuesday, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) released a statement signed by its Director of Public Affairs, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde.
Adinde said at the end of a review meeting on January 18, 2021, the Technical Implementation Committee reported significant progress in the ongoing NIN-SIM linkage exercise.
A total of 47.8 million NINs have been received by the mobile operators, at an average of three to four SIMs per subscriber.
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