Public Notice! The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC has fixed Sept. 1, 2015 as the closing date for the implementation of the National Identification Number, (NIN).
According to the Commission, as from the stipulated date, all transactions involving the identifications of Nigerians must be done with the NIN.
The Commission is therefore calling on all Nigerians to avail themselves the opportunity of enrollment into the National Identity Database and be issued a NIN, which is the single version of truth and the foundation identity.
The General Manager, Corporate Communications, Abdulhamid Umar, in a statement on Saturday, disclosed that the transactions, pursuant to section 27 (1) and (2) of the NIMC Act, 2007 include: application for, and issuance of an International Passport; opening of individual or group bank accounts, all consumer credits; purchase of insurance policies; the purchase, transfer and registration of land by any individual; National Health Insurance Scheme, such transactions that have social security implications, registration of voters, payment of taxes, and pensions.