Federal Government (FG) Bans Public Or Open Registration Of Sim Cards For All Networks

Federal Government have imported New rule to all network operators, it was said that registration of Simcards in an open Arenas is now so illegal and any Network agent who is caught in the act will be charged the sum of 5Million for disobeying the directives.

According to reliable source, Three persons were arrested in Abuja for registering Sim card in an open place.Salisu Abdu, Head of Enforcement Unit at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said that.


“Government through the commission had issued a directive to all
telecom operators since November to stop their agents from registering
SIM cards under umbrellas and in kiosks effective from February 1,

“SIM registration should only be done in a controlled
environment- a permanent building with logos and structures of the
operators in place – with identities of the agents doing the

“We came up with this so we will be able to trace
where SIM cards are registered to stem the tide of rising crimes,
especially kidnapping and militancy”

This one is strong oh!!!


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