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Biometric Update regularly publishes news about Nigeria. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news concerning Nigeria. More topics may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Experts say better understanding of regulatory environment vital for KYC compliance

Four fintech experts drawn from Nigeria and Ghana are unanimous that meeting know your customer (KYC) compliance exigencies requires a…

 

Nigeria’s INEC sued to allow biometric authentication of voters without voter cards

Nigerian businessman Dr. Ezeh Emmanuel Ezeh is asking a federal high court in Abuja to declare that the National Independent…

 

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…

 

Microsoft engaging with Nigeria ID4D on capacity building, consulting on data protection

Microsoft says it will work with Nigeria’s ID4D agency to help build domestic capacity to advance the country’s data protection…

 

VerifyMe Nigeria CEO calls for greater collaboration to enhance KYC compliance

Industry operators and stakeholders involved in the know your customer (KYC) chain in Nigeria must close ranks if there is…

 

Nigeria ID4D to facilitate digital ID issuance for people living with disabilities

The Nigeria Digital Identification for Development (Nigeria ID4D) project has pledged to create the enabling environment for more people living…

 

Nigerian group calls for extension as up to 11M fail to complete biometric voter registration

Nigeria’s National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) is facing heat from civil society groups to extend once more the deadline for…

 

Nigeria’s Edo state emulates Lagos on biometric resident ID cards to fight insecurity

The Governor of Edo State in southern Nigeria, Godwin Obaseki, has unveiled plans by his administration to issue biometric identification…

 

Youverify adds $1M to seed funding round to tackle fraud with biometrics

Lagos and San Francisco–based biometric identity verification firm Youverify has secured a $1 million seed round extension bringing its total…

 

Stakeholders underscore importance of data protection legislation for Nigeria

Stakeholders who gathered recently in Nigeria’s capital Abuja for a consultative meeting on the country’s data protection draft legislation have…

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