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Nigeria moves to implement biometric ECOWAS card with $41M MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Nigerian government’s Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and Euphoria Press…

 

Telpo trademark registered in Nigeria

Guangdong, China-based retail smart device provider Telpo has successfully registered its trademark in Nigeria. The company notes a strong relationship…

 

Biometric verification required for Nigeria’s national college entrance exam candidates

Nigeria’s Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has made biometric identity verification mandatory for the 1.99 million 2019 Unified Tertiary…

 

Nigeria deploying biometric tech to support flood victims

In an effort to properly identity and assist internally displaced persons (IDP) affected by recent flooding in the country, the…

 

Nigeria Communications Commission stresses centralized identity database

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has once again emphasized the federal government should consolidate its multiple databases into a single…

 

Nigeria loses $2b annually to agencies’ duplication of biometrics data collection

A Nigerian information technology expert has revealed that the country’s federal government may be losing $2 billion annually to the…

 

Nigeria announced as host country for ID4Africa 2018

Abuja, Nigeria will be host to ID4Africa 2018, organization Executive Chairman Dr. Joseph Atick announced during the final day of…

 

UN recommends Nigeria combine its biometric platforms to improve efficiency

The UN recommended Nigeria to combine its multiple biometric platforms to improve the overall efficiency, according to a report by…

 

Safran Identity & Security renews biometric ID contract with Nigeria

Safran Identity & Security renewed its service and maintenance contract with the National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria (NIMC), which…

 

Nigeria to make biometric ID mandatory for port users, using biometrics for 2018 census

Nigeria’s minister of transportation has approved a unified biometric identity card for operatives and workers to access any seaport facility…

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