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National ID: Six firms to capture Nigerians in Diaspora

Six Nigerian firms have been licensed to enrol Nigerians in the diaspora for the National identity programme underway in the country. The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says the six licensees will enrol Nigerian adults and children, starting from South Africa this month, into the National Identity Database (NIDB) to issue them the unique National […]

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Make ‘National ID requirement for asset declaration’ in Nigeria

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) wants the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to make the National Identification Number (NIN) a basic requirement for asset declaration in the country. Engineer Aliyu Aziz, Director General/ CEO, NIMC,  made the proposal at a Code of Conduct Sensitization Workshop held recently at the NIMC headquarters in Abuja. It […]

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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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No National ID, no land allocation in Abuja, Minister says

Residents in Abuja will now require National Identification Number (NIN) before they can be alloted land in the city, the the Federal Minister in charge of Nigeria’s Federal Capital City says. This comes just as the nation’s ID agency has said that update and modification of names have been made available for applicants, particularly ladies, who got […]

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