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Nigeria begins identification number issuance to citizens in Germany, UK, US, 13 others

Nigeria has commenced enrolment and issuance of National Identification Numbers (NIN) to its citizens in 16 countries across five continents.

The Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Mr Aliyu Aziz, made the announcement on Wednesday in Abuja. He was speaking on “Strategic Roadmap for ID Development’’ at a video conference with newspaper editors.

The civic registration exercise, being carried out in collaboration with private data management companies, enrols Nigerians, including those living in the diaspora, in the country’s National Identity Database. A registered person is issued a National Identification Number (NIN), a unique set of eleven-digit number.

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Buhari government throws challenges at Nigerians in Diaspora

Nigerian government praises its citizens living in the diaspora for the money they regularly send home, which in 2018 amounted to US$25 billion. The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, however, would like Nigerians abroad to still do more as the Secretary to the Federal Government throws new challenges at them at the National Diaspora Day in Abuja.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has called for unity among Nigerians in the diaspora, saying the country’s strength lies in its diversity.

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Nigerians celebrate their culture in grand style in Berlin and Munich

A celebration of Nigerian cultural wealth was held in two of Germany’s biggest cities last Saturday (22 July).

In Berlin, Nigeria’s ambassador to Germany, HE Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, hosted German officials, members of the diplomatic corps and other guests at the 1st Annual Nigerian Cultural Day. The event featured speeches, an art exhibition, a fashion show, a literary fair and plenty of music.

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Nigeria begins registration of its citizens in Germany

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has kicked off the registration of Nigerians resident in Germany.

The exercise, being carried out in collaboration with private data management companies, enrols Nigerians, including those living in the diaspora, in the country’s National Identity Database. A registered person is issued a National Identification Number (NIN), a unique set of eleven-digit number.

Kicking off the exercise in Berlin on Friday (23 August), Nigeria’s ambassador to Germany, HE Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, spoke on the importance of the NIN enrolment as it would enable the country’s diplomatic missions properly identify Nigerians.

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