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NDPR: Can Commercial Banks Release the Personal Data of Defaulters of PTA/BTA Guidelines on...

Recently, the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”) issued a directive to commercial banks that they publish the personal information of customers that breaches the...

Saudi Arabia Approves New Law to Protect Personal Data

The Saudi Arabia Council of Ministers approved on Tuesday the personal Data Protection Law. The new law, which protects personal data from unconsented collection and...

An Appraisal of Privacy Torts in The Media

By Fortune Ugwumba INTRODUCTION One of the major bedrocks of any democratic and civilized state is the respect for fundamental human rights. Without respect for the...

NITDA Bill Deserves a Place in the Trash

By Okoh Aihe There is so much happening in the telecommunications industry that it is difficult to thumbnail any particular development that could spell more...

NITDA Amendment Bill and Nigeria’s Tech Sector

By Inyene Ibanga In just two years in office, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Ali Isa Pantami disclosed that his ministry and...

NITDA Fines Soko Loans N10m Over Data Privacy Breach

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has slammed a N10 million fine on an online lending platform, Soko Lending Company Limited (Soko Loans),...

Fintech Update – CBN Issues New Regulatory Regime or Mobile Money Services In Nigeria

On July 9, 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”) issued new twin regulations to govern mobile money services in Nigeria. The regulations were...

Data Protection Bill: Digital Rights Lawyers Send FOI Request to NIMC

As Nigerians continue to wait endlessly for the draft Data Protection Bill, the Incorporated Trustees of Digital Rights Lawyers Initiative (DRLI) has, pursuant to...

Is The Concept of ‘Data Privacy’ a misnomer?

By Olumide Babalola In the past two years, I have heard and read on varying platforms, especially by Nigerian privacy enthusiasts and professionals that,...

Nigeria’s suspension of Twitter and the AGF’s Move to Prosecute Offenders – Few Legal...

By Olumide Babalola On the 4th day of June 2021, the Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Federal Ministry of Information & Culture issued a...