Public Notice: Approved Data Capturing Agents (Digital Identity Ecosystem)

The Honorable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), has approved the licensing of 173 Agents and 31 State Governments/Public Sector Institutions to conduct enrolment of all persons including legal residents into the National Identity Database (NIDB) on behalf of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

Pursuant to the above, find the list of all the successful firms who satisfied all the evaluation criteria as stated in the Advert for the Expression of Interest (EOI) of each of the respective categories in full.

The Commission congratulates all those who have been cleared to conduct enrollment of all persons on behalf of NIMC for data capture services.


NIMC Bags Awards From BPSR For Website Excellence and ICPC For Transparency And Accountability Index

NIMC's website awarded 1st position in FG scorecard ranking for MDAs' websites

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has been ranked 1st (First) in the 2019/2020 Federal Government Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) scorecard for ranking websites of Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

While receiving the award, the Director General/CEO NIMC, Engr. Aliyu A. Aziz, thanked the organizing committee of BPSR, and assured of the Commission’s commitment towards delivering its mandate under the supervision of the Honorable Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Ali Isa Ibrahim (Pantami).

The recognition couldn’t have come at a better time, as the Commission recently recorded another feat by ranking 3rd (Third) in the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Transparency and Accountability index of 55 Federal Government of Nigeria regulatory agencies.

Engr. Aliyu Aziz dedicated both awards to Staff while noting that the unrelenting dedication and hard work of Staff made the achievements possible. He assured that the Commission will continue to strive to keep up the good performance rankings while fulfilling its mandates, and looks forward to surpassing this year’s accomplishments in the coming years.

Kayode Adegoke
Head, Corporate Communications

NIMC Pledges To Deliver 2.5 Million NIN Enrolment Monthly

The National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC), has pledged to scale up enrolment and issuance of the unique National Identification Numbers (NIN) to Nigerians and legal residents, from 500,000 to 2.5 Million record monthly in a renewed commitment towards the provision of Identity services to the nation.

This assurance was given by the Director-General/CEO, of NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz while playing host to the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), who was on an official visit to the Commission’s Head office in Abuja.

During the visit, the Honourable Minister, who disclosed that the visit to NIMC was his first official visit to any of the parastatals under his ministry, charged NIMC to increase and improve its performance with regards to NIN registration and issuance. He also reiterated a target of 2.5Million monthly enrolment.

While briefing the Honourable Minister on the activities of the Commission, Engr. Aziz restated the commitment of the Management and Staff of the NIMC towards meeting and surpassing the monthly target as part of the Policy statements in the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS).

He emphasised that the Commission has competent human resources and looks forward to Governments support and intervention in injecting much needed material resources to realise the set objectives.

In recognition of the importance of digital identity in actualising the digital economy goals, the Honourable Minister commended the strides recorded by the Commission despite limited resources, while assuring the Commission of his continuous support and guidance towards ensuring the fulfilment of its mandate. Dr. Pantami informed the Commission that he has initiated moves to improve the staff welfare.

Similarly, Dr. Pantami assured the NIMC management and staff of his resolve to improve the state of the current infrastructure and equipment to enable the Commission be better and sustain its performance towards the discharge of this critical national assignment


Kayode Adegoke
Head, Corporate Communications

Nigeria Red Cross Society Donates COVID-19 PPE to NIMC

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The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) has partnered with the NIMC to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In line with the tenets of the partnership, the NRCS donated some personal protective equipment to support the Commission’s quest to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The NRCS team led by its Northern Region Coordinator, Abubakar Umar Gombe, lauded the Commission for its forthrightness in enrolling the citizens and residents and issuing the National Identification Number (NIN). He emphasised the Commission’s effort to protect its staff and applicants alike against the COVID-19 pandemic, as the motive behind the donation.

The Director-General/Chief Enrolment Officer, Engr. Aliyu A. Aziz, received the items on behalf of the Commission, and thanked the NRCS for the gesture and acknowledged their humanitarian efforts.

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NRCS Northern Region Coordinator, Abubakar Umar Gombe (left) and NIMC DG/CEO Engr. Aliyu A. Aziz (right)


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