BREAKING: NCC orders suspension of new SIM sale, registration

The Nigerian Communications Commission has guided Mobile Network Operators to immediately suspend the deal and enactment of new SIM cards to permit a review of the Subscriber Registration Database. 


The Director, Public Affairs at NCC, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, in a proclamation on Wednesday, said it was fundamental for administrators to consent until the review practice had been closed. 


As per him, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, guided the commission to leave on a review of the Subscriber Registration Database. 


He, in any case, said an exclusion may be conceded following endorsement from the Federal Government through the commission. 


He cautioned that rebelliousness with the order would be met with exacting authorizations, including the chance of withdrawal of a working permit. 


Ayinde said the review would assist with solidifying the accomplishment of the SIM Card enrollment work out. 


The chief clarified that the target of the review practice was to guarantee consistency to set quality norms and prerequisites by versatile organization administrators. 


As indicated by him, the order got essential taking into account the dominance of pre-enrolled SIMs with the specialist security suggestions related to the utilization of the same to encourage crimes.


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