Of NIN and failure to apprehend criminals


LONG before the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) was saddled with the responsibility of giving citizens identity numbers, the National Population Commission (NPC) had spectacularly failed to have a credible database on births and deaths. Even the NIMC itself had false starts during the days of former President Olusegun Obasanjo when it was mired in serial controversies ranging from obnoxious procedures to financial mismanagement and leadership crisis. However, since the coming on board of the Muhammadu Buhari administration for a second term of office, some energy has been deployed in overhauling the process of giving identity numbers to Nigerian citizens. Lately, the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune