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#TTOutlook17 | NIMC, IDC, Etisalat, media leaders feature at Day 2 of summit

Engineer Aliyu Aziz, Director General/ CEO, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and leaders in the Nigerian media industry will converge in Lagos today for the second day of Technology Times Outlook 2017, #TTOutlook17, in Lagos. Technology Times Outlook 2017, #TTOutlook17, with theme, “Identity Management: Unlocking Possibilities for Knowledge-Driven Nigeria” opened Thursday at The MUSON Centre […]

National ID | NIMC ‘captured 14 million Nigerians’ by 2016

No fewer than 14 million Nigerians were enrolled for National Identity Number (NIN) at the end of 2016 , statistics obtained by Technology Times from National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have revealed. This rising tide of national identity enrolment  by Nigerians is one of the key highlights from the NIMC  report of enrollment exercise (2012-2016) released by […]

National ID | NIMC offers free enrolment at #TTOutlook17 in Lagos

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has concluded plans to deploy a special National Identification Number (NIN) Enrolment Centre at the Technology Times Outlook 2017 Business Summit. The summit with the theme ‘National Identity-Unlocking Possibilities for Knowledge-Driven Nigeria’, is scheduled to hold in Lagos on the 23rd and 24th of February, at the MUSON Centre, […]

How banks, fintech can ‘drive financial inclusion’

A good mix between banks and financial technology is needed to drive forward Nigeria’s financial inclusion aspirations, industry experts have said ahead of the forthcoming Ennovators Breakfast Series [EBS] holding in Lagos. As financial technology [FinTech] gradually seeps into the growth strategies of traditional banks, expert have expressed concern that the two components would need […]

Technology Times Outlook 2017 reviews Nigeria National ID Programme

The National Identity Management underway in Nigeria will come under review at the Technology Times Outlook 2017, #TTOutlook17, Business Summit holding February 23-24, 2017 at The MUSON Centre in Lagos. Technology Times Outlook 2017, themed “National Identity Management: Unlocking Possibilities for Knowledge-Driven Nigeria” annually gathers decision makers since its debut in 2008. Mr Shina Badaru, […]