The Minister warned that those yet to obtain their NIN, risk seven or 14 years imprisonment

  Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami has disclosed that 51 million Nigerians have registered for their national identification number (NIN).   Pantami who made the disclosure at a state house press briefing on Thursday April 1, said 51 million Nigerians have registered for NIN as at March 31, 2021.   The Minister warned that those yet to obtain their NIN, risk seven or 14 years imprisonment as stipulated by the Nigerian constitution. He added that while owning a SIM card is optional, the NIN is mandatory as a lot of transactions are not…

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#Coronavirus: All those who recently visited St. Edwards hospital in Lagos advised to self-isolate

Those who recently visited St. Edwards hospital in Ajah area of Lagos state, have been advised by its management to self-isolate after one of its patients tested positive for Coronavirus.   The patient who never provided information about previous contact with a COVID-19 case, was admitted at the hospital on April 11 with cardiac symptoms. He however underwent a Coronavirus test and turned out positive, after the hospital received a call from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on April 12.   St. Edwards hospital  directed those who visited the facility between April…

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Iran vows to punish those responsible for downing Ukrainian plane that crashed in Tehran

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has said the downing of the Ukrainian plane that crashed in Tehran is an “unforgivable error” and “all those involved will be punished.”   In a televised speech on Tuesday, Hassan Rouhani also added that the “tragic event” would be investigated thoroughly, claiming “one person cannot be solely responsible for the crash”.   “There are others, too, and I want that this issue is expressed honestly,” he said, without elaborating.   He continued: “Iranian armed forces admitting their mistake is a good first step. We should assure people…

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