FINTECH holds inaugural meeting, elects exco/governing council
The inaugural annual general meeting of Fintech Association of Nigeria held on January 26, 2018 amongst other things saw the emergence of the new members of the executive/governing council of the Association.
NIMC has enrolled over 28m Nigerians, legal residents, says DG
Over 28million people have been enrolled by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). The Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the commission, Aliyu A. Aziz, disclosed this yesterday. He said the enrolled citizens, who also include legal residents, have been given their National Identification Numbers (NIN). The DG disclosed that the commission has also set…
NIMC approves regulations for mandatory National Identification Number
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has endorsed five regulations to support the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIM). The endorsement was a follow-up to an approval by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and the Minister of Justice in November 2017. The gazetted guidelines are: “Mandatory Use of the National Identification…
NIMC, UNHCR to enroll 100,000 displaced persons in e-identity card
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Wednesday says it has commenced national e-identity cards registration of 100,000 displaced persons in Borno.
Nigeria has a great future, says Shonekan
Former Head of Interim National Government (ING), Chief Ernest Shonekan, has said that the country has a great future and all hands must be on deck to make it work.
NIMC to partner private, public sector organisations to capture citizens’ data
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has expressed its readiness to partner with private and public sector organisations to capture data and issue unique identity numbers to Nigerians within the next two years. The Managing Director of the Commission, Aliyu Aziz said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday…
Akintola Williams enrolls for national identity number
At 98, Pa Akintola Williams’ love for Nigeria still burns. The doyen of the Accountancy profession demonstrated it yesterday at the Metropolitan Club, Victoria Island...
NIMC to license organisations to capture data, issue NIN, says Aziz
The Federal Government’s mandate to the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to enrol Nigerians and maintain a centralised National Identity Database is getting closer to being fully implemented as the Commission finalises arrangements to license private and public sector organisations for data capturing to speed up the enrolment process for issuing the National Identification Number…
MRA places NIMC in FOI Hall of Shame
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) yesterday placed the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in the Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, saying it was recognising the agency for its determined efforts to undermine the effectiveness of the FOI Act, 2011.
FG to harmonize BVN, others into national identity database
Federal Government has announced its decision to stop what it called proliferation and duplication of biometric-based identity systems in the country.