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Nigerian President wants centralized biometric database before 2023 Polls

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has instructed all federal agencies collecting personal and biometric data…

 

Digital ID status update for Nigeria and Rwanda: new technology, data law

The livecast for International ID Day 2021 included the first country presentations in ID4Africa’s new I-On-Africa series. The directors general…

 

Nigeria to require face, fingerprint biometrics for Anambra State election

A system that will combine fingerprint and face biometrics for identity verification will be required to verify voters during Governorship…

 

Nigeria and Pakistan fining telcos for default on biometric SIM identification

Pakistan has slammed fines on some telecommunication companies operating in the country for failing to ensure phone users identity their…

 

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…

 

Online digital ID advances with 2M Nigerian voters registered

Nigeria’s Independent electoral commission (INEC) has announced that more than two million new potential voters have already completed the online…

 

ID4Africa i-On-Africa: Reports from Nigeria and Rwanda

i-On-Africa: Reports from Nigeria and Rwanda Online September 15, 2021, 12:30 GMT ID4Africa will kickstart Season 3 of its much-awaited…

 

No funds yet allocated to Nigeria’s 2023 digital voting plan

The Independent Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) is increasingly concerned about the continued lack of funds for it to go…

 

Biometrics for verification of pension earners in Nigeria, Zimbabwe

The Lagos State government of Nigeria says it is today beginning an online biometric verification process for 5,984 pensioners under…

 

Nigeria privacy concerns mount over digital ID-SIM link as deadline approaches

Concerns over privacy and the handling of personal data is putting off Nigerians from registering in the biometric ID system…

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