Nigeria's Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has introduced biometric data capture into its registration procedure.JAMB said this was part of its restructuring in preparation for the 2017 UTME higher institution examination.The board said the introduction of biometrics will keep candidates from taking the slots they do not qualify for.In a statement by its spokesperson, JAMB also announced the introduction of fourth choice of higher institution during application by candidates.Last week, the country confirmed that it was using biometrics for an upcoming census.Nigeria's Federal Commisioner of the National Population Commission (NPC) has revealed that biometric system technology will be deployed during the 2018 census to capture facial impressions and fingerprints of citizens, according to a report in Leadership.