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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…

 

Experts suggest biometrics to beef up security, facility checks in Nigerian airports

There are concerns from aviation experts over the state of security and difficulties in undergoing checks in some of Nigeria’s…

 

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…

 

Biometric banking requirement coming in Ghana, unmet by half of Nigerian accounts

From July 1, all banking and financial transactions in Ghana will be completed only upon presentation of the biometric ID…

 

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 may need 200K biometric voter verification devices

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) plans to use up to 200,000 Biometric Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) devices to run…

 

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…

 

Minister restates mandatory nature of digital ID for Nigerians

Nigeria’s Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Ali Isa Pantami, has re-stated the need for every Nigerian to register for…

 

Nigeria targets 200M for digital ID coverage while sectoral schemes expand

The Director General of Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Aziz, says plans by the country to reach all…

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