Monday, 25th September 2023

Vincent Olatunji

20 Sep
Nigeria has been asked to take advantage of the $300 billion potential economic gains that await Africa’s digital economy by 2025. This advice came from the Head of Privacy Policy, Africa, Middle East and Turkey, Meta, Dr. Ololade Shyllon.
26 Jul
The flagrant breaches of citizens’ data by business organisations have drawn the ire of the Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC), which said it is currently investigating about nine organisations in the education, insurance, telecoms and banking sectors.
28 Jun
The Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) has called on organisations, both private and public in the country, to ensure they appoint in-house data protection officers within the next six months.
15 Jun
President Bola Tinubu has signed the Nigeria Data Protection Bill, 2023 into law.
6 Feb
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has called on institutions and private sector to sustain privacy of citizens as it relates to data. He warned that government would not only interrogate, but also investigate and sanction erring agencies.
12 Nov 2022
The National Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) has disclosed that it is working with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC)...
11 Oct 2022
The Senate has promised to ensure quick passage of the National Data Protection Bill as soon as it gets to the National Assembly to give legal backing to the National Data Protection Bureau ..
7 Sep 2022
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha, has stressed the need for the country to curb menace of data breaches.
28 Jun 2022
The Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) has ordered an investigation into the use and public circulation of personal data belonging to David Nwamini and Sonia Ekweremadu in an alleged organ transplant issue.
8 Jun 2022
To curb rising insecurity in the country, security agencies have been urged to strengthen collaboration with the education sector and support research targeted at developing locally made digital solutions...
9 Feb 2022
The Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy said it is currently waiting for the National Assembly (NASS) to pass the Startup Bill currently with them.
23 Jun 2021
Within 30 months of its implementation, the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) has created a market worth over N5.2 billion and 2,600 jobs.


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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