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Nigeria biometric enrollment for digital ID nears 60M on telco boost

Nigeria’s federal government says well over 59 million people have now been biometrically enrolled for the National Identification Number (NIN)…

 

Youverify digital wallet promises biometric security for individuals and businesses in Africa

Youverify, a Lagos-based biometric identity verification company, has rolled out an all-in-one digital identity wallet that enables individuals to preserve…

 

Aidentity, UGS partner on digital ID enrollment of Nigerians in Europe

Aidentity has agreed to offer its biometric and technical services to UGS Technologies for the enrollment of Nigerians living in the…

 

Nigeria to add 6M students to biometric database for school meal program

Nigeria’s federal government says it is embarking on a nationwide biometric data capture process in order to scale up the…

 

Nigerian group suggests digital ID procurement needs more protection

The Public and Private Development Center (PPDC) — a civil society organization that monitors government procurements in Nigeria — says…

 

Biometric voter rolls at different stages in Zimbabwe, Papua New Guinea, Nigeria

Papua New Guinea’s Electoral Commission (PNGEC) is seeking approval to begin identifying and verifying potential voters with a new biometric…

 

Nigeria resumes biometric voter registration, encourages online participation

Nigeria’s Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is continuing with the biometric voter enrollment process which it suspended in August…

 

FacePhi face biometrics secure onboarding to Nigerian military pension system

FacePhi has partnered with Afrilight Technologies to introduce its face biometric authentication in Nigeria, under a program to facilitate pensions collection…

 

Philippines launches app to fast-track biometric voter registration

The Commission on Elections (Comelec), the body managing elections in the Philippines, has unveiled an application intended to speed up…

 

Local digital ID ecosystems begin developing around OSIA open standards

OSIA, the modular digital ID system with interchangeable components, is now operational in multiple countries, allowing governments to save money…

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