The Privacy Academy Commences its Associateship Certification Courses in July 2023


The Nigerian privacy and data protection industry has received a boost with the registration of a professional education outfit named ‘The Privacy Academy’ by the duo of Uche Val Obi, SAN and Olumide Babalola to provide excellent training on privacy and data protection in Nigeria.

The Academy is poised to offer multi-level hybrid certification training to persons interested in learning and upskilling in Nigeria’s privacy and data protection law and practice. The bespoke courses are designed to educate participants on varying areas of data protection and privacy in Nigeria.

The first associateship certification course holds in Lagos both onsite and online on the 5th and 6th days of July 2023 offering the following localised modules: concepts and terminologies; legal history of privacy and data protection; the legal regime; data subjects’ rights; principles of data protection; the lawful basis for processing personal data and enforcement mechanisms.

A carefully selected cohort of faculty members (comprising academics and practitioners) to stir the ship of the Academy are: Prof Adedeji Adekunle, SAN; Dr Bernard Jemilohun; Prof Simisola Akintola; Emmanuel Salami; Jake Effoduh; Dr Kemi Omotubora; Dr Akintayo Akinola; Prof Kareem Olatoye; Solomon Okedara; Dr Sam Iheanyi Nwankwo; Egoyibo Okoro; Gbenga Odugbemi; Temitayo Ogunmokun; Prof. Yinka Olomojobi; Dr Uchenna Jerome Orji; Dr Biodun Odusote; Dr Ifeoma Nwafor; Prof. Ayoyemi Arowolo; Gbenga Sesan; Confidence Staveley; Joshua Akhator; Dr Fola Adeleke and Dr Lukman Abdulrauf.

Upon partaking in the courses, participants will be presented with certificates of attendance and after successful assessment, they will be presented with certificates confirming them as Certified Associates of the Privacy Academy which entitles them to the suffix – CAPA. These latter certificates will be presented at an induction ceremony where the successful participants will be officially received as Associates of the Academy.

Course fee is N250,000 onsite in Lagos and N200,000 for virtual participation. For more enquiries, please contact the administrator, Samuel Ngwu at or 09115326724.

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