*Govt and Chams Consortium & One Secure Card - Nigeria
Abuja — The Board of the National Identity Management Commission has signed an agreement with Chams Consortium and One SecureCard Consortium to provide data capture and related services for the national identity management system for the country.
The NIMC chairman observed that signing of the contract marks the "beginning of the process to deliver a National Identity Database of 100 million enrollments over the next 30 months."
He said the board has ensured that there will be no job losses for those who have integrity and the right mindset for the operation of a national identity management system in Nigeria.

*Starcomms and PT – Nigeria
Network communications solutions provider PT (formerly known as Performance Technologies) has announced that Nigerian CDMA operator Starcomms has selected its SEGway Signalling solution to upgrade its network to a complete IP architecture. PT's SEGway platform is a highly reliable signalling system that provides operators with a smooth migration to IP and SIP next-generation networks (NGN).