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

 

Digitizing Africa: the Transform Africa summit and leading voices

A blueprint for digital economies and MOUs signed with Inmarsat and French consultancy Tactis – some of the outcomes of…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Kenya’s biometric ID scheme, blockchain for refugees, universal health and moonlighting officials

Developments in digital ID across Africa this week include positive steps in Senegal to use digital platforms to rapidly reach…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric registration for govt employees, SIM cards and elections

As biometrics enter more areas of life across Africa, Biometric Update provides monitoring of the continent. This week, biometric exam…

 

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…

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