Nigerian government orders MTN, Glo, others to stop sale, registration of SIM cards

The Nigerian government has ordered mobile telecommunication operators in the country to stop the sale and registration of new SIM cards.

The directive applies to all mobile operators including MTN, Globacom, Airtel and Etisalat.

The directive was contained in a statement by Nigerian Communications Commission.

The NCC said that the move would allow the audit of the country’s Subscriber Registration Database, and would also help the Commission determine the rate of compliance to standard and other requirements set by the commission for SIM Card registration exercise.

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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