Apply: NIMC Calls on Nigerian Students to Participate in Competition

Apply: NIMC Calls on Nigerian Students to Participate in Competition

  • September 16 is International Identity Day, in recognition of the UN sustainable development goal 16.9 which calls for legal identity for all by 2030
  • Ahead of the 6th National Identity Day, NIMC has opened a logo design competition for Nigerian students
  • reports that the submission deadline and other useful information were disclosed on Monday, July 8 journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering public journalism.

Wuse, Abuja - The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has called on interested pupils from primary, secondary, and tertiary institutions across Nigeria to participate in a graphic design competition. reports that the students can participate in the contest by designing the NIMC logo and explaining the concept.

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According to a piece of information shared on NIMC’s verified X (formerly Twitter) page on Monday, July 8, the competition cuts across all grades, with winners selected from each category.

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NIMC logo design: How to submit application

Designs, accompanied by concept notes should be sent in PDF, JPEG, or PNG format via mail to with ‘Logo Design’ as the subject of the mail.

The deadline for application is Friday, August 16, 2024.

The winner from each category will be invited to the 2024 Identity Day in Abuja to present the award by the DG of NIMC on September 16, 2024. understands that the National Day of Identity is in its 6th edition.

Nigerians with any enquiry can reach NIMC via Instagram, X, and others.

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Earlier, reported that NIMC said Nigerians no longer have to go to the National Identification Number (NIN) enrolment centre to modify their NIN record.

According to the commission in a recent tweet, citizens can modify their date of birth, name, address, email, and phone number on the NIMC's self-service application.

Modification of name, date of birth, address, and email will cost N1,522, N16,340, N1,522, and N1,522 respectively.


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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at