FG orders Telecomms operators to stop selling unregistered SIM cards

The Federal Government has directed all telecommunications operators in the country to discontinue the sale of unregistered SIM cards. Dora Akunyili, the Minister of Information and Communications, gave the directive on Thursday during a meeting with the operators in Abuja. “You are hereby directed to stop, forthwith, any sale of new SIM cards without capturing the necessary data. Government demands and expects compliance. “There is no going back on SIM cards’ registration. The first phase ...
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Added June 24, 2010
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