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Biometric Update regularly publishes posts about Nigeria. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news about Nigeria. Additional tags may be perused by accessing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.


Nigerian banks plan to collect customer biometrics harmed by poor logistics

Just a couple months before commercial banks in Lagos, Nigeria were intending on launching the early stages of Bank Verification…


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Nigerian government issues guidelines for biometric databases

Nigeria’s federal government issued guidelines for the implementation of a presidential directive that criticized the development of multiple biometric databases in…


VeriFone Mobile Money and Teasy Mobile to widen mobile money services in Nigeria, add biometrics

VeriFone Mobile Money has been selected by Nigeria’s Teasy Mobile to widen mobile money services, and introduce mobile biometrics POS systems into…


Nigeria nixes plans for biometric election

The chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission in Nigera has announced that the country will not use biometric technology for…


Nigerian engineers push for biometrics in upcoming election

Nigeria could become the next African country to use biometric technology to enroll voters and count votes on election day….


Central Bank of Nigeria teams up with Dermalog for biometric POS, ATMs

The Central Bank of Nigeria has contracted Dermalog Identification Systems to deploy a biometric technology throughout the country’s banking system. In particular,…


Nigerian Stock Exchange looks to mandate biometrics

The Nigerian Stock Exchange is looking to mandate that all investors submit biometrics before buying or selling shares. Reported in…


Nigeria set to introduce biometric vehicle registration

Nigerian Police have introduced biometric registration for vehicles, in an attempt to fight rampant terrorism, kidnapping and car theft in…


Australian DIAC trials biometric collection for Nigerian visa applications

The Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is starting a pilot test involving biometrics for visa applicants in Nigeria. Visa…

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