The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has announced the full restoration of its National Identification Number (NIN) Verification Service (NVS) portal.
Recall the portal which went down a few days ago due to maintenance by one of the commission’s network service providers of its infrastructure was greeted with frustration by Nigerians who cited their inability to verify their NIN. The situation prompted the NIMC to activate the use of its tokenisation platform.
A statement released by the head, corporate communications, Kayode Adegoke, at the weekend, said consequent upon its restoration, customers and service providers can now take full advantage of the two verification platforms – ‘tokenisation’ and NVS – which are both effective for verification and authentication of the National Identification Number.
“NIMC extends its profound gratitude to the general public and partners for their support during the NVS downtime and use of the ‘tokenisation’ platform.
“The commission will continue to come up with innovative identity management solutions to enhance its capacity to deliver on its mandate,” it added.