NCC disqualifies Nigerians below 18 from getting SIM

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The Nigerian Communications Commission has barred Nigerians under the age of 18 from registering for and owning a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM).

The NCC stated in a draft copy of the modified Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations published on the commission’s website that the regulations were made in accordance with the powers granted to the commission by Section 70 of the Nigerian Communications Act, 2003.

On Tuesday, October 5, the NCC’s head office in Abuja hosted a Public Inquiry on the Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations, as well as the draft SIM Replacement Guidelines and the draft Spectrum Trading Guidelines.

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