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Nigeria biometric enrollment for digital ID nears 60M on telco boost

Nigeria’s federal government says well over 59 million people have now been biometrically enrolled for the National Identification Number (NIN)…

 

Bangladesh begins biometric mobile phone registration

Telephones and other mobile devices in Bangladesh using SIM cards which have not been registered with their owners’ biometrics by…

 

Nigeria reiterates crucial role of biometric national ID, updates SIM registration policy

The National Communications Commission – the federal government agency that regulates Nigeria’s telecommunications industry — has again underlined the importance…

 

Judge blocks Mexico’s biometric cell phone registry requirement

A planned biometric registry of mobile phone users in Mexico has been partially blocked by a judge, who says it…

 

New SIM card registrations with biometric ID number resume in Nigeria

Nigeria’s federal government has lifted a ban on the registration of new SIM cards, with the biometrics-based national identification number…

 

Biometric privacy preferences in Mexico strained by crime-fighting campaign

In an effort to crack down on an ongoing epidemic of kidnappings in Mexico, that nation’s congress approved the gathering…

 

Nigerian court orders extension of biometric ID registration deadlines

The deadline for Nigerians to procure and integrate the biometrics-based National Identification Number (NIN) with their SIM cards as directed…

 

Nigeria lauds increased participation in national digital ID registration process

The federal government of Nigeria has expressed satisfaction with the recent level of participation of citizens in the ongoing process…

 

Nigeria’s move to link digital identity numbers to SIM cards sparks lawsuit

The controversy surrounding the decision by Nigeria’s federal government to have citizens link their biometrics-backed digital IDs to their SIM…

 

Digital ID registration – an influential opportunity for mobile network operators

African governments may want to exploit the business assets of mobile network operators and knowhow in registering users and handling…

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