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Costa Rica switches to biometric passports, Nigeria opens new production center

The list of countries issuing biometric passports to their citizens continues to get longer, as Costa Rica has joined in…

 

NIPOST plans biometrics, agency banking system to push Nigeria financial inclusion

The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) is making contributions to the country’s financial inclusion efforts in the form a biometric registration…

 

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…

 

Biometrics implementations for public uses expanding in Nigeria

The use of biometrics in Nigeria, be it for the national digital ID scheme, civil service attendance and pension schemes,…

 

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…

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