NCC proposes fine of N200,000 for mobile communications services providers that fail to validate National Identity Number And Biometrics

The Nigerian Communications Commission has proposed a fine of N200,000 for mobile communications services providers that fail to verify and validate biometric, National Identity Number and other personal information of each subscriber to their services.


This was contained in a proposed draft regulation on registration of telephone subscribers 2020 recently published on NCC’s website.


According to the regulation, mobile services providers that allow subscribers to make and receive calls, send and receive short message services and other range of services usually provided by such operators without first verifying the subscribers’ personal information, including NIN, will be fined per subscription medium.

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