FEC okays roadmap for digital identity ecosystem
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the immediate implementation of a strategic roadmap for a new Digital Identity Ecosystem in Nigeria.
NIMC begins transfer of e-ID cards
National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has introduced the transfer of e-ID Card to any NIMC Registration and Card Collection Centres of enrolee’s choice for collection. Mr. Loveday Ogbonna, head, Corporate Communications, NIMC, said the request could be made from any of the NIMC Registration and Card Collection Centres nationwide, other than where the individual enrolled…
Collect your PVCs, elect credible leaders, Gaidam tells Yobe electorate
Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, yesterday charged the electorate to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) before the Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR) exercise ends on August 31, 2018. The governor made the call in his message during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations at Government House, Damaturu. He said obtaining PVCs is the only guaranteed means to elect…
‘Digital identity crucial to access social services’
The Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Aziz, has identified digital identity as a critical factor for individuals to access social benefits including subsidies and entitlements.
Enrollees at NIMC in Kogi raise alarm over extortion
Enrollees seeking to obtain the National Identity Cards at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) centres in Kogi State have raised alarm over alleged subtle extortion by registration officials.
FG plans 70m digital data base growth by 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja, disclosed plans to grow the country’s digital database to 70 million in 2019. He made the disclosure at a conference organised by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), in collaboration with ID4Africa Movement. The theme of the conference was: “Harmonisation of identity schemes and its response to current demand.”…
NBA engages Lagos government on taxation, land use charge
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Lagos branch has said it would engage Lagos state government on the controversial land use charge, taxation, land documentations and other topical issues in its law week programme scheduled to commence May 5, 2018.
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…