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Nigeria wants national ID numbers of mobile phone users added to their SIM cards

Nigeria has launched an operation to ensure that the biometrics-backed national identification numbers (NINs) of mobile phone users are integrated…

 

How Special Olympics Nigeria will bring digital identity to the people

“Whenever we’re organizing an international competition, we find ourselves having to start from the very beginning, to get them their…

 

Forensics expert calls for Nigeria to fully adopt biometrics in criminal investigations

Nigerian police should consider the full integration of forensic science — which often involves the use of biometrics — in…

 

VerifyMe Nigeria extends digital ID services with launch of real-time verification for vague addresses

VerifyMe Nigeria has introduced a new service to reduce delays and enhance accuracy in the process of verifying and authenticating…

 

South Africa plans biometric database integration to boost digital ID for service delivery

South Africa’s government has approved the Official Identity Management Policy, which would integrate the national population register with the biometric…

 

Digital identity for Nigerian internally displaced persons approved by government

The Nigerian Federal Government has approved two new initiatives fostering the growth of digital identity and the digital economy in…

 

Next Biometrics receives production order for FAP20 fingerprint readers for NCS in Singapore

Next Biometrics announced it has received an initial order from NCS to design and build a new, customized fingerprint reader….

 

Biometrics put to work to reduce cost and fraud in Nigerian education system

As Nigeria continuous its digital transformation drive, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it is pursuing its efforts to…

 

Nigeria directs NIMC to speed up biometrics enrollment for digital identity

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Nigeria’s agency charged with handling digital identity issues, has been called upon to accelerate…

 

Could Nigeria’s biometrics-backed BVN show other countries the way for business loans?

Biometrically-secured finance could offer more financing options to help small businesses grow. Nigeria’s biometric Banking Verification Number (BVN) system provides…

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