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New SIM card registrations with biometric ID number resume in Nigeria

Nigeria’s federal government has lifted a ban on the registration of new SIM cards, with the biometrics-based national identification number…

 

Nigeria’s move to link digital identity numbers to SIM cards sparks lawsuit

The controversy surrounding the decision by Nigeria’s federal government to have citizens link their biometrics-backed digital IDs to their SIM…

 

Stakeholders fear deadline for linking biometric ID to SIM cards in Nigeria won’t be met

One of the major subjects dominating discussions in Nigeria at the moment is the move by the federal government to…

 

Nigeria wants national ID numbers of mobile phone users added to their SIM cards

Nigeria has launched an operation to ensure that the biometrics-backed national identification numbers (NINs) of mobile phone users are integrated…

 

SIM card fraud: why mobile operators are turning attention to KYC

This is a guest post by Dmitri Laush, CEO of GetID, an omnichannel KYC solution. The number of mobile gadget-users…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: SIM cards reactivated, refugee privacy concerns and coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus on the continent sees more impact on biometric services. This week we have summarized the…

 

Comparitech report shows 17 countries collecting biometric data for SIM card registration

With more than 5.1 billion global mobile phone users accounting for some 70 percent of the world’s population, a number…

 

China introduces facial recognition for WeChat transfers, mandatory biometric scans for SIM cards

Staring December 1, 2019, Chinese telecom carriers must check SIM card buyer identity with biometric facial recognition technology to reduce…

 

BioID biometrics used for remote identity proofing for SIM card activation

BioID today announced the integration of its biometric facial recognition technology into POS AG’s remote identity proofing solution for prepaid…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric registration for govt employees, SIM cards and elections

As biometrics enter more areas of life across Africa, Biometric Update provides monitoring of the continent. This week, biometric exam…

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