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Tascent gets device certification for biometric ID enrollment in Nigeria, unveils two new mobile SDKs

Tascent has released two software development kits (SDKs) – the Mobile Face and the Mobile Device SDKs – with the…

 

Nigerian court orders extension of biometric ID registration deadlines

The deadline for Nigerians to procure and integrate the biometrics-based National Identification Number (NIN) with their SIM cards as directed…

 

BIO-key begins initial $500K biometric hardware and software shipment to Nigeria

BIO-key has begun shipping biometric hardware and software to Nigeria to support its large-scale initiatives for civil ID, e-commerce and…

 

Nigerians allege extortion at biometric ID registration centers as SIM integration deadline nears

There has been an increase lately in the number of Nigerians storming National Identification Number (NIN) registration centers in cities…

 

Compulsory digital ID policy in Nigeria can spur insurance adoption, experts suggest

Technology and insurance policy experts in Nigerian have called for a policy making digital ID mandatory for insurance to be…

 

Nigerian State makes digital ID numbers mandatory to access government services

The government of the State of Kaduna in Nigeria has announced that as from May 1, 2021, it will be…

 

Nigeria plans to replace bank IDs with digital ID numbers

Federal government authorities in Nigeria say talks are ongoing with various stakeholders to see how biometrics-backed Bank Verification Numbers (BVNs)…

 

Integrated Biometrics’ mobile solution deployed for Nigeria’s bank ID initiative

The implementation of Integrated Biometrics’ (IB’s) Kojak PL FBI Appendix F-Certified FAP 60 10-Print roll fingerprint scanner by the central…

 

Accelerating Nigeria’s digital ID issuance will take more funding, infrastructure

The ongoing process in Nigeria to issue national biometric digital IDs (NINs) to citizens will be more effective if the…

 

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…

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