The Nigeria Data Protection Bill, 2023 was enacted into law on Wednesday by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
At the validation workshop for the NDPD Strategic Roadmap and Action Plan (SRAP) in Abuja, Dr. Vincent Olatunji, the National Commissioner of the Nigerian Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), reportedly confirmed this.CONTINUE READING>>>>>
The Nigeria Data Protection Act, 2023 provides a legislative framework for the defense of personal data and the practice of data protection in Nigeria.
Former President Muhammadu Buhari transmitted the proposal to the Senate and House of Representatives on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, for study and approval….. Continue Your Reading
The new law, which is now an act, establishes the Nigeria Data Protection Commission and replaces the NDPB, which the former president Buhari established in February 2022.
The organization’s leader will be a National Commissioner, and their responsibility will be to oversee the handling of personal data.