The National Identification Number (NIN) verification service portal has been restored, after it was down due to maintenance.
The National Identity Management Commission announced the restoration on Saturday.
The development has affected telecommunication companies, banks, and government agencies who rely on NIN before rendering their services.
According to Reports, NIMC Server Attacked, Over 3Milllion NIN Of Nigerians Stolen.
The Head of Corporate Communications in NIMC, Kayode Adegoke in a statement released on Saturday announced the restoration of the portal.
NIMC called on customers and service providers to take advantage of the restored platform.
What was his Statement?
“The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) is pleased to announce that the National Identification Number (NIN) Verification Service (NVS) portal, which went down a few days ago due to maintenance by one of the Commission’s network service providers of its infrastructure, has been fully restored.
“Consequently, customers and service providers can now take full advantage of the two verification platforms – Tokenization and NVS – which are both effective for verification and authentication of the National Identification Number.”
The commission lauded Nigerians for their support during the NVS downtime and use of the tokenisation platform.
According to NIMC, it will provide innovative identity management solutions in its service delivery.
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