Nigeria Approves Funds for National Identity Scheme

The government has approved N6.4 billion to import 13 million identity cards for the registration of Nigerians under the new identity management system.

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National Identity card

  • Nigeria:  FG to Spend N6 Billion On 13 Million Identity Smart Cards

    Leadership, 29 November 2012

    The Federal Government, yesterday, approved N6.4 billion for the importation of 13 million smart cards for registration of Nigerians under the new identity management system. read more »

  • Nigeria:  FG Approves N6.3 Billion for 13 Million ID Cards

    This Day, 28 November 2012

    The federal government has approved the sum of over N6.3 billion for the issuance of 13 million identity cards to Nigerians as from December 2012. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Over 100 Million Nigerians Can't Be Properly Identified

    Vanguard, 14 November 2012

    The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, has said that over 100 million Nigerians cannot be properly identified as citizens due to non availability of identification ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  100 Million Citizens Don't Have Identity Card - NIMC

    Daily Trust, 14 November 2012

    Over 100m Nigerians do not own national identification card and 75% of the identity cards in circulation are fake, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has revealed. ... read more »