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Checkmypeople has been officially licensed to provide verification and authentication services by the NIMC.

Now you can Verify your NIN Details to ensure accuracy of your data before you process:

  • Drivers License
  • International passport
  • Vehicle registration.
  • SIM integration
  • Bank Account opening, Or any other services requiring your NIN.

For recruitment agencies, this means you can verify the identity of a staff to be sure they are who they say they are.

Use our to platform to verify your staff identity by visiting

For a very token fee confirm that your staff are who they say they are!! Are you a landlord about to offer your home to a tenant, or a citizen about to pay out money for a transaction? Wouldn’t you like to know that they can be trusted first? Ensure you know who you are renting to or transacting business with.

These are interesting times do not be a victim!!!


“Government should not do everything for us. Let us form a community.” – Chudi Obiofuma.

In October 2019 – and as part of the #UPG2019 journey #TowardsAGreaterLagos – we met Mr. Chudi Obiofuma, Founder of He shares a powerful solution that helps people to help themselves.

He reminds us that we don’t have to wait for others to fix the security challenges posed by unverified domestic staff. And he describes how is an effective part of the solution that we can all use with minimum effort and maximum results.

His ideas, approach and solution are all consistent with the #UPG2019 notion that we can all play a role in the journey #TowardsAGreaterLagos. ~ United People Global

CheckMyPeople discusses the benefits of verifying people before you hire them as Domestic staff. Even when you hire them, do not rest on your laurels, make sure you document them on That way you keep a record of them, while building a searchable work history.

Let’s do the needful and be diligent, may save many Nigerian lives. #trustbutverify

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The Federal Government on Thursday announced that it was opting for a digital national identification instead of the present plastic card.

This implies that the registration number (NIN) issued by NIMC to a registrant, and not the plastic card, will be the recognisable means of identifying any Nigerian captured in the database.

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CheckMyPeople listed as NIMC Approved/Licensed Service Provider!!

Identity Verification Service

Our Identity Verification System (IVS) is used to verify National Identification Numbers against the NIMC National Database to ensure people are who they say they are.

CheckMyPeople launches Identity Verification Service (IVS) under License from National Identity Management Commission (NIMC)

A call has been made for Nigerians to carry out background checks before hiring domestic workers for their homes. This admonition was given by CheckMyPeople Limited, at the public unveiling of its Identity Verification Services (IVS).

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An Online Community Policing platform, CheckMyPeople Limited, has identified one of  the greatest risks households in Nigeria face today as dependence on unknown and unverified persons for domestic services .  A representative of CheckMyPeople,  Mr. Chudi  Obiofuma,  noted that Nigerian households employ domestic staff  to help with many tasks,  and can afford to have on average two to three domestic staff working for them in one capacity or other. Job responsibilities include; Drivers, Cooks, Maids, Nannies, Security Men, Gate Keepers, Child Minders, Lesson coaches, etc.

According  to Mr. Obiofuma,  the way employers recruit people is usually by word of mouth, and not based on any data or documentation.  People are usually employed through an informal process of referrals, where a family will request the services of a person or agency to search then present candidates for screening and employment, often for a significant finder’s fee plus expenses.

These families, he maintained,  rely on the words of these middle men and women and have no way of independently verifying the information provided to them. Consequently, most  families have been disappointed with the quality of services provided by their domestic staff,  and some have been subjected to theft, job abandonment, poor services, incompetence, and in extreme cases,  physical harm  to their families like poisoning, kidnapping and even murder.

He also noted  that we as employers do not communicate with each other. This “wall of silence” is the reason why these criminal elements posing as domestic staff can move from home to home, committing crimes, as there are no records of such crimes available to prospective employers.  Thus, someone is able to commit a crime in one home, gets fired and quickly get a job in another home under a new name. With no knowledge of their past, the unsuspecting family bring them in and they are able to commit  even more serious crimes.  As currently practiced he maintained, employers have no way of determining  who these people are, where they have worked, what they have done in the past and if they have a criminal past.

To address this absence of background information on prospective domestic employees, he said CheckMyPeople has  introduced the concept of Online Community Policing .  This, he explained is where families come together in an online community to share information about domestic staff that they employ in their homes.  Each family is responsible for documenting the people that work for them on an online database.

He believes that when every member of the community document their staff, the community gets to maintain a comprehensive work history of all domestic employees within that community, and hopefully Nigeria at large.  So with records maintained by current and past employers, communication is established with prospective employers, who are able to see the employment history of each applicant, and better able to assess the risks associated with hiring them, especially if there is a criminal record in their past.

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Launch of Identity Verification Service (IVS)

Checkmypeople launches the Identity Verification Service for employers to enable verification against the National Database maintained by NIMC, to ensure people are who they say they are.

The rising rate of crime within the nation’s business ecosystem has been blamed on identity theft. To curb such incidence, an online community policing platform, CheckMyPeople Limited, in partnership with National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has launched Identification Verification System (IVS) to prevent forgery and crimes among employees especially the domestic ones.

Checkmypeople featured on Businessday promoting the concept of Online Community Policing.

CheckMyPeople featured on Seriously Speaking with Adesuwa Onyenokwe to discuss the risks associated with hiring unverified persons as Domestic Helps in our homes.

Seriouslyspeakingonline: Yetty Williams, Saudat Salami and Chudi Obiofuma have created platforms designed to help every today’s woman find help the best way.

They will tell you more about this on March 11th on Channels TV UK – 5:30 pm and Channels (DSTV) – 7:30 pm

The Interview

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