Nigeria Data Protection Regulation: A Quick Review

by Ademola Adeyoju Introduction For a long time, Nigeria lacked a comprehensive data protection and privacy legislation.[1] This has left the entire country vulnerable and exposed. In an era where internet penetration level continues to rise at an astronomic pace and nations are developing the advanced capability to harvest and process data,  it completely beclouds reason how Africa’s biggest economy has failed for so long to: ensure that personal data are obtained for legitimate and specified purposes only, protect people’s privacy by giving Data Subjects[2] some level of control over the collation and use of their personal data, and generally balance … Continue reading Nigeria Data Protection Regulation: A Quick Review