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Six (6) Reasons the NDPR Must be Quickly Replaced.

By Olumide Babalola In January 2019, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) eternally edged itself in the annals of our country’s data protection history...

Understanding the Licensing and Regulatory Framework for Payment Systems and Cryptocurrency in Nigeria

By Babatunde Oyewole INTRODUCTION In recent times, financial technology (also known as FINTECH) companies have gained prominence and acceptability within the Nigerian financial/banking environment. This is...

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...

Cryptocurrency prohibition; Digital Rights Lawyers Sues CBN, SEC

Following the Central Bank of Nigeria’s letter prohibiting banks from dealing in cryptocurrencies and closing down of suspected bank accounts, the Digital rights Lawyers...

Issues Arising from the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation 2019 (Part 2) – Femi Daniel

Objectives of the Regulation The drafters of the Regulation in the preamble addressed the issues of authority of the Issuer, the pervasiveness of information technology...

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...

Privacy Versus Data Protection Debate in Nigeria: The Two Schools of Thought

By Olumide Babalola Privacy and data protection (as a practice area) is relatively nascent and in its developmental stages in Nigeria: the main legislation are...

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...

Data Collection and Citizen Protection

The National Assembly should protect the public from actions that could undermine the democratic essence The federal government has lately been hiding under the current...

Practical Rules for Drafting E-Contracts- (Part 1) – Femi Daniel

Online Terms and Conditions The Business Dictionary defined terms and conditions as general and special arrangements, provisions, requirements, rules, specifications, and standards that form an...