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Biometric Update regularly authors posts about Nigeria. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news regarding Nigeria. More topics may be explored by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

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…

 

Nigeria to register 16M farmers in biometric database

The Nigerian government said it will register at least 16 million farmers in a new biometric database to enable them…

 

Nigeria capturing biometrics for 2018 census

Nigeria’s Federal Commisioner of the National Population Commission (NPC) has revealed that biometric system technology will be deployed during the…

 

Nigerian agency develops solar-powered biometric e-voting machine

Nigeria’s Electronic Development Institute (ELDI) has developed a solar-powered electronic voting machine with facial and thumbprint biometric authentication and a…

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