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CHAMSMOBILE LEVERAGES ON BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION FOR MOBILE BANKING

The compelling need to make transactions cashless without visiting a bank, thereby improving access to basic financial services such as consumer accounts, person-to-person transactions and remittances among the estimated 100 million Nigerians who are unbanked led the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) licensing financial and non-financial institutions to carry out mobile payment services. Ahead of [...]

SIM REGISTRATION: CHAMS PLC UNIFIES GSM, CDMA AND OTHER FIXED LINE REGISTRATION POINT

Mobile telephone subscribers with more than one GSM and CDMA phone lines in Lagos State can now register their Subscribers Identity Module (SIM) Cards, at a single registration point within the next six months, courtesy of the strategic partnership between Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Chams Plc. This is against the backdrop of the flag-off [...]

CHAMS PARTNERS FIVE STAR; LAUNCHES ONLINE TRAVEL PORTAL

In line with its mission of designing and deploying innovative technologies that improve the quality of lives, Nigeria’s ICT conglomerate Chams Plc in partnership with Five Star Travel Agency has launched its travel portal specifically built to tackle the problems associated with Air ticketing. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed at ChamsCity Ikeja between [...]

FG SIGNS CONTRACT FOR NEW ID CARD PROJECT

The topic of a National Identity Management System for the federation which for over 3 years was questioned by a plethora of concerns bordering on fraud and an anticipated slipshod of implementation has finally received endorsement as the Board of the National Identity Management Commission signed an agreement with two private firms - Chams Consortium [...]

CHAMSACCESS DRIVES ICT AWARENESS- LAUNCHES MOBILE INTERNET UNITS FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES

Rural Dwellers itching to enjoy the benefits of wide growing technological exploits of Nigeria like their counterparts in the urban areas, finally received a reprieve at last as Chams Access, a subsidiary of Chams Plc charged with the responsibility of the deployment of multi-transactional self- service terminals and Automated Teller Machines concluded plans to launch [...]

CHAMS PLC, ANAMBRA GOVERNMENT SIGNS IDENTITY MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT

As part of efforts to improve the quality and security of lives in Anambra State, the state government has engaged Chams Plc, as consultants to pilot its Identity Management Programme (IMP), which will enable it bring governance closer to the teeming populace through the availability of demographic data which will aid planning at State and [...]

NAIRA.COM DEPLOYS E-VOTING APPLICATION FOR CIPM

The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria has successfully used an electronic voting application developed by Naira.com, a business unit of Nigeria's leading ICT firm, Chams Plc. Naira.com, formerly known as Chams.Net, as a technology partner to the Institute, developed the e-voting application to facilitate the conduct of a transparent, cost-effective and efficient voting [...]

CHAMS VARSITY SET TO TRAIN ICT PROFESSIONALS

Chams Plc, Nigeria’s home grown ICT firm with pioneer status in identity management, payment and transactional services has unveiled yet another strategic business unit- ChamsVarsity. A decision made to fulfill its promise of providing world class information technology education. The setting up of ChamsVarsity is an extension of the company’s vision of creating a strong [...]

SUPERCARD CHAIRMAN RETIRES, FIRM APPOINTS SUCCESSOR

THE Board of Directors of Supercard Limited has announced the voluntary retirement of the pioneer chairman of the company, Prof. Adebayo Dada Akinde. In the same token, the board has announced the appointment of Mr. Demola Aladekomo as the new chairman. Akinde is a renowned professor of Computer Science from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University [...]

CHAMS, COOPERATIVE SUPPORT SERVICE, GET LICENSE TO OPERATE ATM

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted two Nigerian firms, Chams Access Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of Chams Plc, and Cooperative Support Services, licenses to operate Independent Automated Teller Machine consortium services.  A statement from the firm described the development as a continuation of plans by the apex bank to remove the ownership and [...]