Nigerians in Massachusetts charge $70 for national identity, NIN registration


Nigerians in Massachusetts, the United States under the Edo Cultural Association of Massachusetts have scheduled Saturday 17, and Sunday 18, September, 2022, for registration of National Identity Number (NIN) for Nigerians. Whereas the NIN registration for Nigerians in Massachusetts would have been a welcome development as it would save them from any form of difficulties, the organisers have however turned the exercise which ought to be free to a merchandise. Each registrant is expected to pay the sum of $70 which is about N29,423 at the Central Bank of Nigeria N420.33 to 1 Dollar exchange rate as of August 18.
Based on the flyer of the programme seen by Easterner, the registration exercise which would be held at 33 Nagog Park, Acton MA 01720 is sponsored by Angel Care and Knowledge Square.

The host, Edo Cultural Association of Massachusetts also mandated that prospective registrants must present “original Nigerian passport, or parent’s Nigerian passport, current ID, other proof of Nigerian identity and BVN (Bank Verification Number) (if you have one). For minors (under-16), birth certificate, parent’s Nigerian passport and parents NIN.”
According to the host, whose contact person is Pastor Malcolm E, the enrollment fee is $50 while $20 is for KSQ logistics.


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