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Nigerian fintech launches biometrics platform for merchant payments

Nigerian digital payment services provider Accelerex has rolled out a system to facilitate merchant payments across the country using fingerprint…

 

Digital rights advocates say Nigeria’s NIMC has work to do on data mishandling

In the past weeks, there has been a flurry of reports about the commercialization of personal data by some websites…

 

World Bank revises Nigeria’s digital ID project as country fails to meet critical targets

Some implementation adjustments have been made to the Nigeria Digital Identity for Development (Nigeria ID4D) project sponsored by the World…

 

Quantum Space Dynamics launches selfie biometrics app for Nigerian market

Nigeria-based Quantum Space Dynamics has introduced VerifyNG, an identity verification app using face biometrics to meet the demands of government…

 

Nigeria’s NIMC fights off data breach accusations, flags 5 data harvesting websites

The National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria (NIMC) is struggling to stand up to recurrent threats and accusations of data…

 

Nigeria’s digital ID authority unveils new measures to uphold data security

The National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria (NIMC) has outlined new measures that align with its push to make data…

 

NIMC says ‘a lot of work’ ahead as Nigeria digital ID issuance passes 107M

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says 107.3 million national identification numbers (NINs) have been issued as of this month,…

 

Nigerian government in talks to harmonize biometric, ID databases and credentials

Nigeria’s push to issue universal legal and digital identity has resulted in a many more people who can prove who…

 

Nigeria’s President talks tax reform, digital ID and MOSIP with Bill Gates

Nigerian President Bola Tinubu and Bill Gates discussed the use of digital identity as a tool for improving tax collection…

 

Biometric device failures tainted credibility of Nigeria’s 2023 elections: report

A final report of the Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) on Nigeria’s 2023 presidential and national assembly elections says failures of…

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