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Chams Honours Long-Standing Partners

Nigeria’s leading identity management solutions provider, Chams Plc has honoured Dermalog GmbH, a global bio-payments firm and Datacard, world’s leading provider of secure identity and card personalization solutions, for their significant contributions to the growth of the company. Dermalog and Datacard received the honours at the 2014 Cartes Conference in France last month during a ceremony at the Hilton Paris. Cartes Secure Connexions events encompass international and regional trade shows and conferences dedicated to smart cards and secure technologies for payment, identification and mobility. Created in 1985 in Paris, Cartes France brings together about 450 exhibitors, 20,000 visitors and 1,600 conference attendees. […]

Video: Group Managing Director On CNBC Power Lunch

  Watch as the Group Managing Director, Mr. Demola Aladekomo chats with CNBC West Africa on the importance of Identity Management in the Financial services sector.

Aladekomo Urges Nigeria’s Youth To Embrace Entrepreneurship

Serial entrepreneur and business leader, Demola Aladekomo, Group Managing Director of Chams Plc, has urged the Nigerian youth to take up the challenge of entrepreneurship. He said globally, entrepreneurs drive every thriving economy and account for majority of new job creation and innovation. Aladekomo who made this call while delivering a paper entitled “The Entrepreneur as a Nation Builder” at the 2nd Oladele Olashore Memorial Lecture at Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Ikeji – Arakeji in Osun State at the weekend noted that only a paradigm shift in the social consciousness of the literate youth can stem the surging tide of unemployment in Nigeria.  […]


The National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria has awarded indigenous technology company Chams consortium the National Identity Database project via a Public-Private Partnership model. Demola Aladekomo managing director of Chams joins CNBC Africa for more details on this partnership.

CHAMS Plc Hosts Volunteer Corps Students At Chams City

Chams Plc yesterday Tuesday August 26, 2014 hosted about 60 students from the Volunteer Corps Scheme to an excursion at the globally acclaimed digital mall, Chamscity located at Ikeja GRA, Lagos. The excursion which began by 11.00am saw the excited students being shown around by Chams City’s Gabriel Udoh. They were treated to a facility [...]

Identity assurance needs drive our increasing profitability – Chams

Chams PLC, Nigeria’s leading identity management and paymentssystem company, hassaid ongoing identity assurance programmes being executed in the private and public sectors across Nigeria will strengthen its business, ensure future growth and fuel increased profitability in the long term. Speaking at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos, Ayo Richards, Chairman, Chams PLC said, [...]

NIMC, Chams; kicks off the National Identity Database Project

After a three-year hiatus, the much anticipated National Identity Database project will come to fruition, as the National Identity management Commission recently signed off concession agreement on the project, which will be implemented by leading homegrown Information and Communication Technology company, Chams Plc led consortium. The National Identity Database project was conceived in 2006, in [...]

Chams Consortium, NIMC to deliver harmonized identity management system

Non-availability of basic verifiable biometric and demographic data of a vast majority of the populace has been a major impediment to national planning, hence the stunted pace of national growth and development in the public and private sectors of the economy, respectively. To stem this unsavoury tide the Federal Government charged the National Identity Management [...]

Chams, NIMC, leverage Public Private Partnership to deliver national identity database

It is not without good reason that Nigeria and Nigerians are unduly maligned for crimes committed in heinous proportion in other climes such as drug trafficking, Internet and credit card frauds, among others. The reason is simple. Nigeria is among the countries in the world where there is inadequate social infrastructure to combat such crimes [...]

Osun launches biometric smart card for all public school students

In line with the commitment of the government of the State of Osun to use technology to improve planning, allocation of resources and service delivery in its education sector, a novel smart (biometric) identity card was launched for all public school students. The card was launched on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Salvation [...]