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More World Bank support in view for Nigeria’s digital ID coverage efforts

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has been promised technical support by the World Bank as part of efforts to…

 

Nigeria reaches 90M digital ID registrations as database capacity issue looms

Nigeria officials say they have so far been able to register the biometrics of almost 90 million citizens for National…

 

Integrated Biometrics sees financial inclusion gains from Nigeria’s digital ID

A new case study from Integrated Biometrics (IB) explains the company’s engagement with the Nigerian government, including how its Kojak…

 

Nigeria ID4D continues partnership spree to meet digital ID ambitions

The Nigeria Digital Identification for Development project (Nigeria ID4D) and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) have agreed to…

 

Digital ID link deadline for SIMs extended by Nigeria

A March 31 deadline for linking national digital ID numbers with SIM cards in Nigeria has been pushed back by…

 

Security agencies granted access to Nigeria’s biometric database; Buhari faces lawsuit

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), a nonprofit advocacy group, has filed a lawsuit against Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari…

 

Nigeria on pace for universal digital ID enrollment by 2026, female registrants 44 percent

The number of Nigerians who have enrolled their biometrics for the national identification number (NIN) has reached 75.36 million, as…

 

How digital identity could unlock Nigeria’s economic and social potential

The potential benefit that digital identity could bring to financial services, e-commerce and government in Nigeria are explored in a…

 

Nigeria continues push to introduce digital tokens, digital ID verification temporarily halted

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) is going ahead with its plan of introducing tokens for the national identification number…

 

Nigerian digital ID tokens criticized as NIN-SIM linkage deadline extended yet again

For the ninth time, Nigeria’s federal government has extended, by three months, the deadline for citizens to link their biometrics-backed…

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