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Biometric Update regularly writes articles about Nigeria. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning Nigeria. More tags may be perused by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Nigeria may prosecute officials behind invalid entries in biometric voter registration

The over one million Nigerians identified as having been involved in irregular practices in the course of the ongoing biometric…

 

New Nigerian data protection body calls for stronger privacy standards to drive digital ID

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has been called upon by Nigeria’s new data privacy authority to set high standards…

 

Nigeria’s biometric voter system detects over 1M invalid entries

Nigeria’s National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that more than one million enrollments on the biometric Register of Voters,…

 

Australia considers following African countries in biometric SIM registration to curb crime

The Morrison Government in Australia has introduced new regulations describing biometrics and multifactor authentication (MFA) technologies aimed to tackle fraud…

 

Digital ID providers form association to improve verification services in Nigeria

Some Nigerian companies operating in the digital ID domain, including prominent market players VerifyMe Nigeria and Youverify, have put in…

 

Nigeria requires partial block on SIMs not linked to digital ID

Nigerians who have yet to link their SIM cards to their National Identity Numbers (NINs) will no longer be able…

 

Digital ID link deadline for SIMs extended by Nigeria

A March 31 deadline for linking national digital ID numbers with SIM cards in Nigeria has been pushed back by…

 

Bickering follows Nigeria biometric passport issuance halt in UK, process ordered to resume

The decision by Nigeria’s High Commission in London to suspend biometric capture appointments for the issuance of enhanced biometric passports…

 

Identity in reverse – mobile phones as leverage to enroll for digital ID, plus SIM overlays

As the deadline for linking SIM cards and digital ID numbers looms (again) in Nigeria, representatives from its mobile network…

 

Interswitch introducing biometrics to ATMs to tackle banking fraud in Nigeria

Digital payments solution provider Interswitch is in the process of rolling out a new solution designed with advanced biometric features…

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