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Digital rights advocates say Nigeria’s NIMC has work to do on data mishandling

In the past weeks, there has been a flurry of reports about the commercialization of personal data by some websites…

 

World Bank revises Nigeria’s digital ID project as country fails to meet critical targets

Some implementation adjustments have been made to the Nigeria Digital Identity for Development (Nigeria ID4D) project sponsored by the World…

 

Quantum Space Dynamics launches selfie biometrics app for Nigerian market

Nigeria-based Quantum Space Dynamics has introduced VerifyNG, an identity verification app using face biometrics to meet the demands of government…

 

Nigeria’s NIMC fights off data breach accusations, flags 5 data harvesting websites

The National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria (NIMC) is struggling to stand up to recurrent threats and accusations of data…

 

Seamfix CEO makes case for digital ID as unlocker of Africa’s growth potential

The co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Seamfix, Chimezie Emewulu, has posited that digital identity and related services have the…

 

Nigeria’s digital ID authority unveils new measures to uphold data security

The National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria (NIMC) has outlined new measures that align with its push to make data…

 

Abuja biometric smart card program to facilitate smart city digital transformation

The CEO of the Havel Corporate Concept, an affiliate of Nigerian hardware and data protection firm ioSafe Nigeria, says July…

 

Africa’s digital ID experiences yield lessons on engaging stakeholders, open standards

There is significant progress in the implementation of legal and digital identity systems in Africa, but there is a barrage…

 

NIMC says ‘a lot of work’ ahead as Nigeria digital ID issuance passes 107M

Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says 107.3 million national identification numbers (NINs) have been issued as of this month,…

 

Nigerian government in talks to harmonize biometric, ID databases and credentials

Nigeria’s push to issue universal legal and digital identity has resulted in a many more people who can prove who…

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