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NIMC says new digital identity verification channels can solve Nigerian passport backlog

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has called on the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to use alternative digital ID verification…

 

Nigeria’s digital identity agency NIMC to get $61M funding to upgrade identity infrastructure

Nigeria’s cabinet, the Federal Executive Council, has approved N25 billion (U.S.$61 million) for the upgrading of identity infrastructure at the…

 

Enhanced infrastructure to deliver Nigeria’s biometric digital ID planned for NIMC

Nigeria’s Communications and Digital Economy Minister Dr. Isa Pantami says plans are afoot to equip the National Identity Management Commission…

 

Nigeria directs NIMC to speed up biometrics enrollment for digital identity

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Nigeria’s agency charged with handling digital identity issues, has been called upon to accelerate…

 

Police partner with NIMC for biometric criminal identification in Nigeria’s largest city

The police force in Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos, says it plans to employ biometric technology in order to reverse a…

 

NIMC and MasterCard announce Nigerian national identity smart cards

The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard have jointly announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa, the introduction of…

 

Ethiopia’s Zemichael on delivery of 70M digital IDs by 2025, lessons drawn from ID4Africa

The Executive Director of Ethiopia’s national ID program, Yodahe Zemichael, says the country is well on course to reach 70…

 

Minister says Nigeria’s ambitious digital ID registry should be complete by 2025

Nigeria’s minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, says his country’s vision is to complete a…

 

Many hands lift Nigerian digital ID effort, but some are actually making it harder

An uneasy balance is being struck in Nigeria in that nation’s progress toward universal digital identification for its 200 million…

 

Nigeria government, telecom bodies collaborate on rapid digital ID issuance to unblock SIMs

Nigeria’s National Identification Management Commission (NIMC) will work with the country’s telecom authority and main industry body to unblock SIMs…

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