FACT-CHECK: Has FG Dumped the National ID Card and Replaced it with Digital Identity?

VERDICT: Misleading CLAIM: On Thursday, August 13, 2020, multiple news sources published a claim that the Federal Government of Nigeria has dumped the use of the National Identity Card for Digital Identity.  One of the headlines read ‘’ FG dumps Plastic National Identity Card for Digital Identification’’ The claim published by various news organisations including Vanguard, the Sun, …