This article is written to *educate* Nigerians at home and in the diaspora who have successfully linked their SIM cards with their National Identification Numbers (NIN) because most of them don’t know the essence of these linkages.
Meanwhile, there are some secrets behind this linkage program mandated by the Nigerian government under the ministry of communication and digital life, which has to do with the security control of this great country.
The majority of the people who have and those who have not done their linkage don’t know that after linking NIN with their SIM card involvement in any criminal activity or carelessness may turn them into prisoners untimely.
Therefore, If you have successfully linked your NIN with a sim card you must take note of the fact that you are naked before the security agents, hence you must protect your sim card, even more than the way you are protecting your BVN and ATM pin.
Note that if anything happens to your BVN and ATM pin, your money may only be affected, but if anything happens to your phones and sim cards, you may end up in prison innocently.
So if you have successfully linked your sim card with NIN, please don’t do these 5 things am going to explain below to avoid becoming an innocent prisoner.
- You are advised to stop helping people to register their sim cards. This may lead you to become a prisoner innocently.
- You are also advised to be mindful of how you will be giving people your phone to make calls or send texts or places anywhere recklessly. It must always be with you because it is a mobile phone and it is meant for you only.
- Stop allowing anybody to use your phone to login into an account on social media. Or use your phone to create anything. Because we are in a fraudulent generation.
- Note that your “Sim card”, is as important as your, ATM card, pin, and BVN number. You must not disclose any OTP sent to you by your service provider to anyone, even your family.
- This is the master of what we have been discussing above, don’t disclose your National identity card or number to anyone.
Note that you will be responsible for whatever wrong someone did with your sim card, so be conscious.
Kindly share this information on social media platforms for the benefit of others.
Credit: Moses Makinde
Support InfoStride News' Credible Journalism: Only credible journalism can guarantee a fair, accountable and transparent society, including democracy and government. It involves a lot of efforts and money. We need your support. Click here to Donate