Why identity matters for nation’s development
Globally, identity management is central to the development of any country in order for governments to cater adequately to the needs of the people.
Computer professionals to support NIMC as union seeks more funding
Computer professionals in Nigeria have expressed their readiness to support the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), in actualising the dream of digitally capturing...
FG should promote digital verification of identity, says Aliyu
The Director General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Aziz, has stated that the success of the digital identification programme in Nigeria depends on the safety and privacy of people’s information.
NIMC shuts down enrollment centres in Lagos, Katsina, three others
The National Identity Management Commission has ordered the immediate shutdown of enrolment centres in Lagos, Katsina, Ekiti, Ogun and Anambra states as part of preventive measures
ICPC arraigns SEC ex-DG, NIMC official for alleged N4.9m fraud
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned the suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission...
NIMC moves to hasten issuance of NIN
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said it is putting measures in place to ensure the harmonisation and integration of existing databases of Federal Government agencies to hasten the issuance of the National Identification Number (NIN).
Developing digital identification will cost $2.3b, says Aliyu
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has disclosed that developing digital identification in Nigeria is achievable within three to five years and may cost $433m to $2.3b.
Nigerians lament as Anthony Joshua gets special treat for national ID
National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) drew the ire of Nigerians after it published photos of British-Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua registering for the Nigeria national identity card. "Anthony Joshua enrolls for National Identification Number and issued his NIN slip," NIMC tweeted late Tuesday. The commission posted photos of the world heavyweight champion during registration. It also…