NIMC Sends Important Message to All Those Trying to Register for NIN, Gives Fresh Warning

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Nigerians interested in registering for national identification number have been alerted on new tactics scammers are using to dupe people.

National Management Commission (NIMC) has warned Nigerians to stay away a app claims to help link National Number () to SIM cards.

NIMC, in a Twitter post on Monday, dissociated itself the app.

The agency claims the app is run by fraudsters who use it to harvest and Bank Verification Number (BVN).

“The app was created by NIMC or the Nigeria. It is run by fraudsters who are currently harvesting NINs and BVNs by default,” NIMC said.

The Commission advised people to protect their data and stop disclosing personal information to unauthorised persons or platforms.

Recall last week, we reported a mobile app launched by NIMC can be used to link seven SIM cards to one .

This was according to the Minister Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, who spoke during an on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme.