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DERMALOG, Nigeria’s BVN contractor gets biometrics prize

Frost & Sullivan has awarded Germany’s largest biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG and solutions for Africa with the “2015 African Biometrics Company of the Year Award” for its achievements in 20 African nations including Nigeria, where it closed the Bank Verification (BVN) deal. In Nigeria, DERMALOG currently cooperates with the Central Bank and 23 other banks in a […]

MTN, Coscharis on why Tech+ is ‘key tech showcase’

Nigeria’s ID manager, Chams dispute National ID card deal gone sour

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the ID managers of Nigeria and Chams Plc, a Nigerian technology company specializing in identity management services, have continued to trade blame over alleged breach of contract regarding the nation’s National ID Card project. Demola Aladekomo, Founder and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian technology company, Chams Plc, claimed that […]

Government plans cut of phone prices to increase Internet, Commtech Ministers says

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 […]

Omobola Johnson at TEDx: KPIs are not enough

BVN: Biometrics tech raises security bar for Nigerian banks

The need to operate a financial system that cannot be compromised has prompted the introduction of biometrics technology in the Nigerian banking system. Biometrics is the use of biological characteristics such as fingerprints or iris patterns to identify a person to an electronic system. The technology identifies an individual based on physiological or behavioural attributes. […]

VeriFone Mobile Money, Teasy Mobile in tie to launch services in Nigeria