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With the February 9 deadline for NIN-SIM linkage fast approaching and as droves of people continue to show up at NIMC offices nationwide to beat the deadline, Nigerians have tagged the NIN registration process a failure

According to the NCC, about 143 million of 207 million active SIM cards have been linked to NIN at an average of three SIMs per subscriber. This leaves up to 21 million mobile subscribers without NIN-SIM linkage.

Recall that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had ordered telecom operators to block SIMs not registered with NIN by December 30. Complaints by several Nigerians then led to an extension of the deadline to February 9.

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The imminent deadline has driven large crowds of subscribers to NIN enrolment centres across the country in order to avoid losing their mobile connections. With cases of COVID-19 rising by the day, the heavy congestion of NIMC offices amid the second wave is proof that the registration process has been a flop.

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Many social media users using the hashtag #NINRegistrationFlop has been used to engage with the exercise, describing the NIN registration process as completely counter-productive to the government’s efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

The new COVID-19 legislation signed by President Buhari which stipulates a jail term and/or fine for those who breach safety protocols has done little to prevent the mass gatherings at NIMC centres, where people are clustered and many do not even wear a face mask. The concern is that this could trigger a spike in COVID-19 infections across the country.

While the NIMC mobile app allows subscribers to link their NIN to SIM, it does not enable NIN registration, which is the main reason for the crowd congestion at enrolment centres.

Although telcos such as MTN and Airtel have reportedly commenced NIN registration at a few selected retail outlets, it is long overdue and has definitely not depopulated the crowds at NIMC offices.

Moreover, a Twitter user, Tise noted that a number of mobile subscribers who have submitted their NINs have not been given a status feedback by telcos to confirm the successful linkage.

This could cause an outrage if such subscribers’ SIMs end up being blocked.

Some people also highlighted how the proposed deactivation of SIMs by the NCC would cripple a lot of small businesses in the country. Several SMEs run their businesses using digital and social media platforms including Facebook and WhatsApp.

Without a mobile network connection, small business owners would not be able to easily access these tech services as before.

The economic consequences of a failed registration process are humongous. Most SMEs and growing businesses depend on their telephone to carry out their businesses so deactivation of SIM will adversely affect their businesses. #NINRegistrationFlop

Ayo_olah on Twitter.

Nigeria’s fast-growing mobile industry has created many opportunities for entrepreneurs and is a key driver of many businesses in the country. That said, it remains to be seen whether the NCC would go on to block SIMs or extend the February 9 deadline.

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Tems Bag First Grammy Awards Win

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Tems Become The First Female Nigerian Artist To Win A Grammy Award

Tems has set a new record for Nigerian music at the 65th edition of the prestigious grammy awards 2023.

Tems achieved and set another record for Nigerian music at the 65th edition of the Grammy awards 2023 as she beat top acts such as DJ Khaled, Future, Jack Harlow, Kendrick Lamar & SZA to bag her first grammy award and also become the first female Nigerian artist to win a Grammy award.

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The singer, who had bagged 3 nominations at the Grammy awards 2023 with her immense contribution on bagged a Grammy award in the ‘Best Melodic Rap Performance’ category for her vocal and writing contribution on the smashing hit ‘Wait For U’ by Future featuring Drake and herself, making it her first Grammy award win after four nominations.

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DJ Khaled Featuring Future & SZA – Beautiful
WINNER: Future Featuring Drake & Tems – Wait for U
Jack Harlow – First Class
Kendrick Lamar Featuring Blxst & Amanda Reifer – Die Hard
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Temilade Openiyi (born 11 June 1995), known professionally as Tems, is a Nigerian singer. She rose to prominence after she was featured on Wizkid’s 2020 single “Essence,” which reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 after the release of a remixed version with an additional feature from Justin Bieber, and earned her a Grammy Award nomination. That same year, she was featured on Drake’s song, “Fountains.”

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SCRAP METAL DEALERS IN LAGOS STATE DECLARE TOTAL SUPPORT FOR ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU AS PRESIDENT AND GOVERNOR BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU FOR 2ND TERM

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Thousands of Scrap Metal dealers in Lagos State have vowed to deliver massive votes for the All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the re-election of Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu and all APC candidates across the State.

This declaration was made on Sunday at the New Garage Busstop (Odo Iyaalaro), near Ojota by the teeming members of the association. The event was organized by Grassroots Engagement Directorate under the leadership of Hon. Abdulbaq Ladi Balogun.

The Chief of Staff to Lagos State Governor who also doubles as the Director General of Independent Campaign Council for Tinubu/Shettima and Sanwo-Olu/Hamzat (ICC), Mr. Tayo Ayinde commended the leadership of the organization and the massive turnout of their members.

He reiterated government commitment to making available a conducive environment for business activities in the state. In his words; ‘ The Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu administration is performing wonders across the State and if returned to power, he will do more.’

He assured the leadership of total support from the Government, Mr. Ayinde used the opportunity to enlighten the gathering on how to vote correctly especially with the new BVAS system.

The chairman of Independent Campaign Council, Cardinal James Omolaja Odunmbaku appreciated the members and leadership for conducting themselves very well. He charged them to go all out and vote for APC candidates in the coming elections.

Delivering his speech, the chairman of the Scrap Metal Dealers in Lagos State, Comrade Adewale Adedotun thanked the Director General, the Chairman and all that came with them. Adedotun declared that the group has no other party to support but APC .

Dignitaries at the event were Mr. Tayo Ayinde (Director General ICC), Cardinal James Omolaja Odunmbaku (Chairman ICC), Hon. Kafilat Ogbara (House of Representatives Candidate for Kosofe Constituency), Hon. Okanlawon Sanni (House of Assembly Member Kosofe), Hon. Mayosoore Ogunlewe (Chairman of Kosofe LGA), Hon. Ladi Balogun (Director, Grassroots Engagement), Hon. Olumide Olayomi, Hon. Bode Olaniyan among others

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Sex Positions For Plus Size, what you should know and how to go about it to make your partner always want you.

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to sexual positions for people of all body types, including those who are plus-size. However, here are a few positions that can be the best Sex Positions For Plus Size:

  1. Spooning: This position involves both partners lying on their sides, facing in the same direction. This position can be comfortable for those who may feel self-conscious about their bodies.
  2. Doggy Style: This position can be adjusted to accommodate different body sizes and can be especially comfortable for people with a larger bellies.
  3. Missionary: This classic position can be modified with the use of pillows or other supports under the hips to make it more comfortable and accommodating for those who are plus size.
  4. Woman on Top: This position allows for control and comfort for the person on top, and can be adjusted to accommodate different body sizes.

Remember, the most important thing is to communicate with your partner and find positions that are comfortable and enjoyable for both of you. Don’t be afraid to experiment and try different positions to find what works best for you.

It’s also important to remember that sex is about intimacy, pleasure, and connection with your partner, and not just about the physical positions. Experimenting with different techniques, such as incorporating oral sex, manual stimulation, or sex toys can help enhance the sexual experience and create new sensations, regardless of body size.

Additionally, taking the time to prioritize self-care, such as practicing good body image, engaging in physical activity, and treating yourself with kindness and respect, can also improve your sexual experience.

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Ultimately, it’s important to be comfortable and confident in your skin and to communicate openly and honestly with your partner about your desires and boundaries. By prioritizing comfort and communication, you can find a sexual experience that is fulfilling and enjoyable for both partners, regardless of body size.

It’s also worth mentioning that sex is not just about physical pleasure, but also about emotional and psychological well-being. Building a strong emotional connection with your partner through communication, trust, and mutual respect can enhance the overall sexual experience.

It’s also important to prioritize sexual health by using protection during sexual activity to reduce the risk of STIs and unintended pregnancy. If you have any concerns about your sexual health, don’t hesitate to talk to your healthcare provider or seek resources and support.

In conclusion, the key to a fulfilling sexual experience, regardless of body size, is open communication, mutual respect, and a focus on comfort and pleasure. Experimenting with different positions, techniques, and self-care practices can help enhance the sexual experience and build a stronger connection with your partner.

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