FG approves banks to issue debit card with NIN to Nigerians

The Federal Government says Nigerians can now request their commercial banks to issue them with a debit card which doubled as their National Identity Card at no extra cost.   The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Pantami, disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja. Pantami said the approval was obtained at the meeting of the Federal Executive Council. The meeting was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Minister explained that the approval followed a memo from the National Identity Management Commission allowing…