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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…

 

NIN numbers, corruption, forex, lack of booklets: Nigeria’s passport woes to be investigated

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is to establishing an ad hoc committee to investigate why there is a shortage of booklets…

 

Nigeria issues 700K biometric bank verification numbers between April and July

Figures attributed to the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) indicate that a total…

 

Nigeria’s electoral commission pushes biometric voter registration deadline to 31 July

The Independent National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) has set 31 July, 2022, as the deadline for the continuous biometric…

 

Biometric credentials issued and promoted by governments from Brazil to Lagos

New biometrics identity credentials have been proposed or launched around the world as government digital identity schemes continue to roll…

 

Nigeria’s digital ID strides hailed, but more work needed to hit 148M enrollments by 2024

A report published by the national daily Nigerian Tribune has examined the progress so far made by the country’s government…

 

Nigeria deploying biometrics to prevent manipulation in upcoming population census

An official of Nigeria’s National Population Commission (NPC) has disclosed that advanced digital technology, including biometrics, will be used in…

 

Nigerian courts blocks deadline for biometric voter registration

Voter registration will continue in Nigeria, after a Federal High Court blocked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from implementing…

 

Minister says Nigeria’s ambitious digital ID registry should be complete by 2025

Nigeria’s minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, says his country’s vision is to complete a…

 

Nigerian state to begin biometric identification in transport sector to improve security

All individuals running shuttle buses, tricycles (“keke”), trucks, mini-trucks, lorries and taxis in the Nigeria’s Anambra State have been given…

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