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Nigeria lauds increased participation in national digital ID registration process

The federal government of Nigeria has expressed satisfaction with the recent level of participation of citizens in the ongoing process…

 

Nigeria’s move to link digital identity numbers to SIM cards sparks lawsuit

The controversy surrounding the decision by Nigeria’s federal government to have citizens link their biometrics-backed digital IDs to their SIM…

 

Digital driver’s license for Nigerians requires biometrics-backed NIN

Drivers in Nigeria will soon be able to have a digital driver’s license in a move that is part of…

 

Nigerians don’t need national digital ID for voter enrollment, EC says

Nigeria‘s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given assurances that citizens do not need the national identification number (NIN) in…

 

Data protection in Nigeria – enforcement in post COVID-19 digital economy

Guest post by Yemi Adeniran, Managing Partner at Digiterhub Data protection is the process of safeguarding information from threats, destruction,…

 

Stakeholders fear deadline for linking biometric ID to SIM cards in Nigeria won’t be met

One of the major subjects dominating discussions in Nigeria at the moment is the move by the federal government to…

 

Biometric screening in Nigeria trims local government payrolls, finds unqualified teachers

A biometric screening conducted on primary school teachers in the state of Borno, Nigeria discovered that only 60 percent (10,103…

 

Improved digital ID number slip, mobile app to ease Nigeria’s SIM registration

Nigeria’s federal government has moved to ease the procurement of biometrics-backed national identifications numbers (NINs) and the process of linking…

 

Biometric verification reveals 10K ghost workers on Zimbabwe public payroll

The use of biometrics to identify ‘ghosts’ receiving fraudulent payments in Africa continues, with Zimbabwe excising at least 10,000 ghost…

 

MNOs to help register biometrics for digital IDs for Nigerians as alleged agency corruption probed

Mobile telephone network companies operating in Nigeria have been authorized to help establish national identification numbers (NINs) for citizens as…

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