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Nigerian President says digital ID project will help curb insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has urged citizens to continue registering for the biometric national identification number (NIN) saying it…

 

BLS International seals biometric services deal for Nigerians living in UK

A partnership deal has been struck between outsourcing service provider BLS International and data and digital enrolment services firm Files…

 

Enhanced infrastructure to deliver Nigeria’s biometric digital ID planned for NIMC

Nigeria’s Communications and Digital Economy Minister Dr. Isa Pantami says plans are afoot to equip the National Identity Management Commission…

 

New SIM card registrations with biometric ID number resume in Nigeria

Nigeria’s federal government has lifted a ban on the registration of new SIM cards, with the biometrics-based national identification number…

 

Tascent gets device certification for biometric ID enrollment in Nigeria, unveils two new mobile SDKs

Tascent has released two software development kits (SDKs) – the Mobile Face and the Mobile Device SDKs – with the…

 

Nigerian court orders extension of biometric ID registration deadlines

The deadline for Nigerians to procure and integrate the biometrics-based National Identification Number (NIN) with their SIM cards as directed…

 

BIO-key begins initial $500K biometric hardware and software shipment to Nigeria

BIO-key has begun shipping biometric hardware and software to Nigeria to support its large-scale initiatives for civil ID, e-commerce and…

 

Nigerians allege extortion at biometric ID registration centers as SIM integration deadline nears

There has been an increase lately in the number of Nigerians storming National Identification Number (NIN) registration centers in cities…

 

Compulsory digital ID policy in Nigeria can spur insurance adoption, experts suggest

Technology and insurance policy experts in Nigerian have called for a policy making digital ID mandatory for insurance to be…

 

Nigerian State makes digital ID numbers mandatory to access government services

The government of the State of Kaduna in Nigeria has announced that as from May 1, 2021, it will be…

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