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Nigerian army arrests fake NIMC staff registering people in Niger for national ID

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has clarified that two national ID fraudsters recently arrested by members of the country’s…

 

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…

 

Nigeria ID4D head calls for stronger legal framework to support digital ID consistency

The head of Nigeria’s Digital Identification for Development initiative is calling on legislators in the country to pass a data…

 

More World Bank support in view for Nigeria’s digital ID coverage efforts

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has been promised technical support by the World Bank as part of efforts to…

 

Nigeria age estimation technology for voting under scrutiny, but digital ID applications grow

A former top official of the Nigeria Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Oluwole Uzi-Osaze, says the election management body cannot…

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