National Digital Addressing System

Details of the organization
Nigerian Postal Service
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
National Digital Addressing System
National Digital Addressing System has been developed by the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST) on behalf of the government of Nigeria. The platform empowers NIPOST to provide an address for any location in Nigeria, and the postal sorting information to the address and direction to the address in few seconds. 1.1 Billion people in the world are unable to prove their identity. Nigeria like other emerging countries has invested heavily in bridging the identity gap. NIPOST contribution to address this challenge is to ensure that every individual in Nigeria can have an ultra-precise address with ease. The project enables government to provide faster, cheaper and more efficient services (social benefits, financial services, emergency services, healthcare, education, political and legal rights, gender equality and migration) to every Nigeria regardless of their location and status. The platform creates an environment to drive ICT-based development outcomes in both public and private sector of the economy without infringing on their individual privacy. The NIPOST national digital addressing system supports other international SDG initiatives like the world bank’s Identification for Development (ID4D) program.
National implementation: Nigeria
Ongoing from 19/06/2017 to 20/07/2018 M/s Imanixicion Technologies

WSIS information
      * E-government
  • Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 6: Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
  • Project