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Credence ID launches biometric ID solutions for banks in Colombia and Panama, signs customer in Nigeria

Credence ID announced it has released a new set of mobile banking solutions and multiple deployments for two undisclosed banks…

 

Central Bank of Nigeria’s biometric registration sees complications

The Central Bank of Nigeria said that many customers are either unaware of the upcoming mandatory biometric registration or are…

 

Nigerian election successful despite biometric voting hiccups

Last week’s presidential election in Nigeria represented the first peaceful, fully democratic transition of power and has been labelled the…

 

Technical issues with fingerprint readers delay Nigeria’s presidential election

Some of Nigeria’s newly-introduced mobile fingerprint identification readers failed to allow citizens to cast their ballots during the country’s presidential…

 

INEC undergoes successful testing of biometric card readers despite 41% fingerprint failure

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the successful field-testing of biometric card readers, which are set to be used…

 

Biometric database needed to fight Boko Haram: Nigerian government minister

A Nigerian government minister is seeking to enroll the entire country in a biometric database to curb the ongoing criminal…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week ending October 5

Here’s a recap of most popular and noteworthy biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week…

 

Nigerian ID card with branded Mastercard logo draws backlash

The Nigerian government’s decision to brand its new electronic national identity card with MasterCard’s logo has drawn a significant backlash…

 

Top biometrics news stories, week ending September 7

Here’s a recap of most popular and noteworthy biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week…

 

Nigeria to issue national Mastercard-branded biometric ID cards

Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) announced it has launched the eID pilot program, issuing MasterCard-branded identity cards with electronic payments…

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