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Biometric Update regularly writes news about Nigeria. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding Nigeria. Additional tags may be explored by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

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…

 

Security agencies granted access to Nigeria’s biometric database; Buhari faces lawsuit

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), a nonprofit advocacy group, has filed a lawsuit against Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari…

 

Nigerians urged to avoid last-minute rush for biometric voter registration

The Chief Press Secretary to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has implored Nigerians who are yet…

 

Costa Rica switches to biometric passports, Nigeria opens new production center

The list of countries issuing biometric passports to their citizens continues to get longer, as Costa Rica has joined in…

 

NIPOST plans biometrics, agency banking system to push Nigeria financial inclusion

The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) is making contributions to the country’s financial inclusion efforts in the form a biometric registration…

 

BIO-key to supply tens of thousands of mobile biometric scanners for NIN enrollment through bank

As financial institutions in Nigeria step up their efforts to enroll citizens in the country’s digital identity system, BIO-key has been…

 

Nigeria on pace for universal digital ID enrollment by 2026, female registrants 44 percent

The number of Nigerians who have enrolled their biometrics for the national identification number (NIN) has reached 75.36 million, as…

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