census, ID, Nigeria

Comprehensive biometric census and ID for Nigeria

Nigerians to get ID number (Vanguard)

In a move to curtail insurgency and other criminal challenges confronting the country, the National Population Commission, NPC, has commenced a comprehensive biometric capturing of all Nigerians, with a view to allocating every Nigerian number that would be associated with him or her from birth to death.

It looks like Nigeria aspires to something akin to the National Population Register that India is working on.

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