In the United States, many privacy advocates label the social security number a de facto national identification number
.(2) Viewed historically, the current uses for social security numbers do not belie this label, especially in the context of increasingly invasive technological advances.
'You must have a National Identification Number
, NIN, to register for JAMB examination to eliminate the issue of identity theft,' he said.
He said on January 1, 2019 government began the mandatory enforcement of the use of the National Identification Number
(NIN) for such services like application for and issuance of passport, registration of voters, opening of bank accounts, all consumer credit transactions, purchase of insurance policies, transactions with social security implications, all land related transactions, transactions specified under the contributory health insurance scheme, payment of taxes, transactions pertaining to pension, admission into schools among others.
National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has said it is committed to creating, managing, operating and maintaining a secured National Identity database by issuing National Identification Number
(NIN) to all Nigerians and legal residents.
Under the new computerized national identification number
system introduced by the Interior Ministry, Egyptian citizens must list their religion as Muslim, Christian or Jewish.
THE National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has obtained the highest global standards for Information Security Management System (ISMS) in its determination to ensure the security of data and information obtained from citizens as it steps up enrollment and issuance of the National Identification Number
'They will be issued with the National Identification Number
(NIN) upon enrolment and subsequently the General Multipurpose Card (GMPC),' he said.