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Nigeria struggles to utilize biometric SIM registration to ID criminals

Nigeria’s mandate for SIM cards to be registered to national digital IDs was intended to erect a major barrier against…

 

Liberia lauds Nigeria for support on biometric voter registration

The Chairman of Nigeria’s National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has received accolades from Liberia for the strategic…

 

New call for Nigerian president to make digital ID funding a priority

It is time for Nigeria’s President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to make a substantial increase to the funds allocated to the…

 

Nigeria limits DoB changes amid upgrade of birth registration system

Nigerians can change the date of birth on their registration a single time only, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)…

 

Nigerian telcos told to block SIMs not linked to digital ID by Feb 28

Companies offering telecommunications services in Nigeria have had a fresh order from the federal government to entirely block all SIM…

 

UNECA identifies 11 priorities for digital ID use in Nigerian state

A blueprint that highlights key areas in which digital identity can deliver high value for the development efforts of Nigeria’s…

 

Nigerian banks, Agric program to require digital ID from customers, beneficiaries

Nigeria’s digital ID, the National Identification Number (NIN), is increasingly getting solicited for different authentication use cases. Recently, the Central…

 

Duplicative biometric databases in Nigeria, India face criticism

A database dubbed the National Education Repository and Databank (NERD) put in place to manage a student loans scheme in…

 

Ghana hints at biometric passport fee hike; Nigeria nears fully digitized applications

A rise in the cost of production could lead to an increase in the fee for obtaining biometric passports in…

 

Advocacy grows for Nigeria to tidy up voter register, accept ID cards for voting

A former Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega, has highlighted the need for the country…

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