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Nigeria to issue national Mastercard-branded biometric ID cards

Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) announced it has launched the eID pilot program, issuing MasterCard-branded identity cards with electronic payments…


Osun State, Nigeria government to issue biometric ID card for public school students

The government of Osun State in Nigeria is issuing a new smart identity card integrated with biometrics to all public…


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…


Top biometrics news stories, week of June 15

Biometrics Week in Review: Aadhaar issues, Nigeria sets guidelines for biometric databases, NSA comments on using facial recognition on American`s,…


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…

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