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National ID | Nigeria enlists global forces to capture 50m citizens by 2018

The Nigeria government says it has tied a partnership with World Bank, European Union (EU) and Agence Française de Développement (AFD)  under plans to capture 50 million more Nigerian into the National Identification Number (NIN) system by end of 2018. Engineer Aliyu A. Aziz, who heads National Identity Management Commission NIMC, says the the Federal Government […]

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FG: Buhari, reason Nigeria shifted compulsory ID number deadline to January 2016

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the Issuing Authority for National Identification Number (NIN) says the shift in date for the take-off of the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIN) was prompted by a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari. [blockquote right=”pull-right” cite=”NIMC”]NIMC, the nation’s identity manager said the deadline was moved from September […]

Drama in Computer Village as Trustees sack CAPDAN President

Buhari to Govt agencies: Harmonise biometric data of Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has told government agencies to harmonise collection and use of biometric data of Nigerians they have collected rather than replicating their efforts. The President said this on Monday in Abuja in what again reflect position of experts and analysts that have underscored the need for harmonised data of biometric information of Nigerians […]

Drama in Computer Village as Trustees sack CAPDAN President