President Jonathan Launches New National e-ID Card In Abuja
President Jonathan today August 28th launched the new national e-ID card at the Villa in Abuja. The new e-ID card which is powered by MasterCard is designed be also be used to transact and receive payments.
The first phase of the project will see 13 million Nigerians issued the card while the next phase will target 100 million Nigerians. The project is a partnership with MasterCard, the Nigerian National Identity Management Commission and Access bank.