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FRSC, NIMC to harmonize biometric data

The Federal Road Safety Corps and National Identity Management Commission on Wednesday in Abuja began the process of harmonizing biometric data as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. Buhari’s had on August 10 directed all agencies involved in collection and usage of biometric data in Nigeria to harmonise the data. The president said all the agencies should work collaboratively, instead of going in different directions, saying that adequate data was …Read More

National Identity Management System Now Functional

Mr Chris Onyenemenam, the Director-General, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on Thursday said that the National Identity Management System (NIMS) “is now functional’’. Oneymeme, who made this known in an interview in Abuja, said that the task of verifying and authenticating identity cards had become more effective. “After decades of trying the system, it is finally a reality for NIMS to ensure safety of Nigerian identities. “Commission is also working …Read More

NIMC Card Bureau Facility Gets GVCP Re-certified

The Card personalisation bureau of the issuing authority for identity, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has again been recertified under the Global Vendors Certification Programme (GVCP) by MasterCard, following a recent security audit. The security audit on the NIMC’s bureau facility was aimed at checking the commission’s compliance with the laid down standards for operation. Read article: http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/nimc-card-bureau-facility-gets-gvcp-re-certified/210807/ Related product: ePasslet Suite

NIMC plans local production of national ID card

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has finalised arrangements to stop the manufacture and production of the e-ID card abroad, in compliance with the local content policy of the Federal Government, even as the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company PLC and five (5) other local firms were shortlisted for the financial bid opening for the job. Read article: http://www.ngrguardiannews.com/news/national-news/193573-nimc-plans-local-production-of-national-id-card

Nigeria: NIMC Takes Nigeria’s Image Campaign to Global Audience

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the government agency responsible for the issuance of the country’s national electronic identity (eID) card, has taken Nigeria’s image campaign to a global gathering of experts in electronic card technology in Paris, France. The Director-General of NIMC, Chris Onyemenam, on Wednesday told a global audience at the ongoing Cartes Secure Connexions conference and exhibition in Paris that the country’s current identity card would address …Read More