SWITZERLAND, SEPTEMBER 12 – The Federal Government is set to block over 9 million unregistered mobile phone Sim cards in Nigeria.
According to a Government statement, the Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Patanmi has directed the Nigerian Communications Commision(NCC) to block all those sim cards until their users present themselves.
“As at today, preliminary investigation revealed, we have over 9 Million unregistered Sim Cards in Nigeria, I have directed the NCC to immediately block those numbers until the users present themselves, ” the Minister said via a tweet on Thursday.
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