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Identity in reverse – mobile phones as leverage to enroll for digital ID, plus SIM overlays

As the deadline for linking SIM cards and digital ID numbers looms (again) in Nigeria, representatives from its mobile network…

 

Security agencies granted access to Nigeria’s biometric database; Buhari faces lawsuit

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), a nonprofit advocacy group, has filed a lawsuit against Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari…

 

Nigeria on pace for universal digital ID enrollment by 2026, female registrants 44 percent

The number of Nigerians who have enrolled their biometrics for the national identification number (NIN) has reached 75.36 million, as…

 

How digital identity could unlock Nigeria’s economic and social potential

The potential benefit that digital identity could bring to financial services, e-commerce and government in Nigeria are explored in a…

 

Nigerian EC criticized over failures of biometric kits intended for 2023 presidentials

Polls conducted last Saturday in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (Abuja) to elect Local Government Area executives has come under sharp…

 

Nigeria continues push to introduce digital tokens, digital ID verification temporarily halted

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) is going ahead with its plan of introducing tokens for the national identification number…

 

Nigerian digital ID tokens criticized as NIN-SIM linkage deadline extended yet again

For the ninth time, Nigeria’s federal government has extended, by three months, the deadline for citizens to link their biometrics-backed…

 

Nigeria digital ID issuance hits 70M, feat pegged on multi-stakeholder collaboration

The National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria (NIMC) says wide collaboration from the chain of digital identity stakeholders in the…

 

Nigerian telco 9Mobile to enroll biometrics of 10M rural residents for national ID

Nigeria’s federal government has appointed 9Mobile to register at least 10 million people living in rural areas for national identity…

 

Hundreds of millions worldwide become eligible for biometric passports

Zimbabwe and Pakistan launch biometric passports while nations push for better service and support for their citizens overseas. Malawi terminates…

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