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Nigeria capturing biometrics for 2018 census

Nigeria’s Federal Commisioner of the National Population Commission (NPC) has revealed that biometric system technology will be deployed during the…

 

Nigerian agency develops solar-powered biometric e-voting machine

Nigeria’s Electronic Development Institute (ELDI) has developed a solar-powered electronic voting machine with facial and thumbprint biometric authentication and a…

 

Nigeria piloting Bio-Metrica’s biometric census registration system

Bio-Metrica has deployed its modular, multi-factor biometric census registration system in a pilot project for Nigeria’s upcoming 2018 population census….

 

Nigeria and South Africa confront ID management complexity at ID4Africa

Nigeria and South Africa provided useful insights into how they manage their respective identity programs at the ID4Africa Forum and…

 

Oyo State govt to use biometric data to verify the identity of 16K alleged ghost workers

The government of Oyo State, an inland state in south-western Nigeria, said is implementing biometrics authentication technology to verify the…

 

HID Global to deploy mobile IDs on citizens’ smartphones in Nigeria

HID Global has partnered with Media Concepts of Lagos, Nigeria to deploy mobile IDs on Nigerian citizens’ smartphones using the…

 

DERMALOG biometrics technology helps fight fraud in Nigeria

DERMALOG‘s biometric identification technology is helping to fight fraud in Nigeria. The country’s government recently identified and removed more than…

 

Nigeria uses biometric data and bank verification numbers to remove 24,000 ghost workers from government payroll

Nigeria’s government has removed almost 24,000 non-existent or ‘ghost’ workers from its state payroll by auditing biometric data and bank…

 

Distribution of ECOWAS Biometric ID Cards to begin in January 2016

The Chairman of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Commission, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, recently presented samples of the…

 

Biometric civil ID program being considered in Lagos

The Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA) is looking to partner with the Nigerian Immigration Service and other national organizations…

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