Nigeria Adopts The Universal Address System
October 24, 2013, Toronto, Canada,
NAC Geographic Products Inc. announced that
Polaris Digitech Limited - a pioneer geotechnology company
of Nigeria has licensed the NAC Technology to develop a nation-wide NAC (i.e. Universal Address) database and its
applications for Nigeria. With Universal Addresses, all mail pieces can be automatically sorted from world level to
final household mail boxes, all GPS systems can provide door-to-door navigation services everywhere in the world,
and all news reports will have the simplest and most accurate reference of the location of any event in the world.
Nigeria does not have a well established national addressing system. Without home addresses, postal and courier services,
efficient emergency services and GPS navigation services to households are very difficult if not impossible. According to
the Minister of Communications of Nigeria, Mrs. Omobola Johnson, a national addressing system would not only be critical
and essential for postal services, but also imperative for economic development.
Mr. Niyi Okuboyejo, CEO of Polaris Digitech whilst citing examples of Universal Addresses of buildings in Lagos NAC:
(Sura Shopping Centre) and NAC:
(Adeniji Adele Central Police Station) announced his excitement about this development that will enable Nigeria adopt a
holistic approach to property addressing using information communication and technology system consistent with global best
"The adoption of the Universal Address System will make Nigeria directly leap into the era of using digital and global addresses,"
said Dr. Xinhang Shen, NAC Geographic Products Inc., "it is also a great step toward the unification of all addressing systems in
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Incorporated in 1995 in Toronto, Canada, NAC Geographic Products Inc. is a world's leading company in geographic technologies, location
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