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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 […]

47 years after 911 call, company unveils smartphone app

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 […]

National ID system will ‘better secure Nigeria’

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. […]

IT’s a deal! Anambra joins Nigeria Smart City train

Insecurity to opens $21.9b biometrics market spend by 2020

Global Biometrics Market is projected to reach $21.9 billion by 2020 according to a new study by 6Wresearch, which reckons that North America leads the overall biometrics market, where the U.S. is the major revenue generating country in this region. According to the report of the study, biometrics market is one of the key growing […]

Nigeria’s Bassey wins ITU Telecom World 2015 Young Innovators Competition