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Rufai Oladimeji
Lagos State University
English
100Level, Nigeria.
The National Identification Number (NIN)
consists of 11 unique numbers randomly
chosen and assigned to every citizen and legal
resident from age 0 at the completion of
enrolment into the National Identity Database
(NIDB), IgbereTv News report.

The NIN is used to tie all records about an
individual in the database and is also your
personal identifier; you will need to use it for
many other transactions -- basically anything
that involves a credit check or background
check.
IgbereTv list presents to you the benefit of the
NIN to an individual:

It helps provide accurate records about actual
living/dead persons in every region of the
country

It helps keep track of actual transactions as
well as movement of people within and out of
the country

It helps confirm which individuals are in actual
need of particular Government services, e.g.
age and retirement confirmation for
pensioners.

When it comes to access to vital services
(passport issuance, banking services, land
transactions, insurance services, pension,
health insurance, payment of taxes, voter’s
registration, consumer credits, and all
Government services), your NIN becomes
necessary for:

Cutting down the time needed for verifying
documents to properly identify you in order to
access the services you require

Reducing errors in allocation of services to the
right people

Prevention of fraud (419) where someone else
impersonates you

Verification of the real identity of other people
you go into financial or business transactions
with or even people you wish to employ such
as house help

Ensuring you are properly identified when
receiving health services, e.g. verifying the
actual blood types of blood donors at hospitals

Verification of voter eligibility during elections.

Even outside the country, your NIN remains
valuable whether you are travelling or are part
of the Nigerian diaspora:

You can easily identify yourself with other
proud Nigerians abroad

The Nigeria Government would have more
accurate statistical data of its citizens living
abroad, useful for harnessing more skills and
talent.

Identity verification using the NIN would
enable easier discovery of relatives and friends
worldwide

Senders and receivers of money and goods/
services can be identified, verified and traced
as needed, enabling secure international
transactions.

igberetvnews.com/514066/benefit-of-national-identification-number-nin/
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