Nigeria: Issued NINs hit 101 million, 56.7% allocated to males

Published: 30/Jun/2023
Source: The Guardian (Abuja)

By Adeyemi Adepetun

The number of National Identification Numbers (NINs) issued by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has reached 101 million.

According to the latest data from the NIMC, the issued NINs are now 101,013,279. The data show that in the last six months, the commission added 5,935,362 NINs to the database. The figure stood at 95,077,917 as at January 2023.

NIMC informed that of the 101 million issued NIN, males have 57.3 million, which is equivalent to 56.76 per cent, while women have been issued 43.57 million or 43.2 per cent.

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Themes: ID Documents and Passports
Regions: Nigeria
Year: 2023