FB pixel

Nigeria - biometrics topics

Biometric Update regularly releases news about Nigeria. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to Nigeria. Additional topics may be explored by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Group challenges order blocking 72M SIMs unlinked to biometrics in Nigeria

The decision by Nigeria’s federal government to order the blocking of more than 72 million SIM cards not linked to…

 

Task force recommends biometric visas to strengthen security at ECOWAS borders

A task force working on ECOVISA — a project which seeks to harmonize visa processes, procedures and costs within the…

 

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…

The ID16.9 Podcast

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Research

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics