NIMC to begin Tokenization Solution by 1st of January
The Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of The National Identity Management Commission, Aliyu Abubakar Aziz on Thursday said the Federal Government will commence the full implementation of the tokenization solution on January 1, 2022.
The Director-General who made the disclosure in Abuja at a stakeholder workshop on tokenization solution said the system will provide a coded representation of the actual NIN for which another party verifying the identity of the registered person cannot retain and use it in a way that puts the individual’s data privacy at risk.
It is to ensure the privacy of personal identifiable information of individuals during verification transactions and reduce incidences of illegal retrieval, usage, transfer, and storage of NIN.
INEC to invest in technology with N305bn budgeted To Conduct 2023 Elections
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will invest the N305 billion required to conduct the 2023 elections on the commission’s technological needs for effective electoral conduct.
The commission is introducing a new multi-functional technology in the electoral process that will take care of voter registration issues, accreditation of voters, and issues of uploading and transmission of electoral results.
INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Festus Okoye, hinted that part of the money will be used to conduct elections in some states where the gubernatorial polls fall outside the regular schedule.
Governor Umahi Says No Battle Between Lawmakers And Governors Concerning Electoral Bill
Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, on Wednesday said there is no battle between federal lawmakers and governors over the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.
President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday written to the National Assembly refusing to assent to the bill, citing security concerns and the cost of adopting direct primary for political parties.
Despite commending the lawmakers for efforts taken on the bill, the governor argued that the major problem with the document is the direct primary clause.
Biden Says A Trump Candidacy Would Motivate Him To Go For Second Term
United States President Joe Biden has hinted that one factor that would make him run again in 2024 will be if Donald Trump is nominated
According to him, that would increase the prospect of him running
Meanwhile, Trump has repeatedly hinted at another possible White House campaign but has yet to announce his plans.
Liverpool Fightback To Beat Leicester As Spurs, Chelsea Reach League Cup Semis
Liverpool came from two goals down to beat Leicester on penalties after an exciting League Cup quarter-final ended 3-3 at Anfield as Tottenham and Chelsea also made the semi-finals on Wednesday.
Spurs were 2-1 winners over West Ham and will face Chelsea in the last four after they needed two late goals to see off Brentford 2-0.
Liverpool will take on Arsenal in the semi-finals over two legs in January.
All three matches went ahead in front of full crowds despite the worrying rise of coronavirus case numbers that had seen last weekend’s Premier League schedule decimated by call-offs.