How NITDA can further foster data protection compliance in Nigeria

How NITDA can further foster data protection compliance in Nigeria

  Data protection is a team sport, and in any team, various players align to achieve a singular goal. In business landscapes, different departmental functions work together to drive business goals. Therefore, in that light, to create a Nigerian business environment that respects data protection and treat data privacy as a business function and not […]

Technology and healthcare: Role of data privacy

How NITDA can further foster data protection compliance in Nigeria

Dotun checks his phone, and an application informs him that he needs to take his required medication for that time. Hours later, the phone pings a reminder that his blood sugar level is low and shares information about what he needs to do. The medical app is an extension of Dotun’s existence. Without that particular […]

On Nigerian PIB and balancing stakeholders’ interests

On Nigerian PIB and balancing stakeholders’ interests

There is a fundamental interdependence between host countries and the international oil companies (IOCs) in the development of natural resources. The interests of these two parties differ much but mainly converge on resource production-sharing. Two other major stakeholders are the National Oil Companies (NOC’s) and the host communities, and traditionally these two stakeholders’ interests have […]

Thoughts on Facebook’s data privacy schemes

How NITDA can further foster data protection compliance in Nigeria

Many people trust social media companies like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, to mention those three despite opinion polls showing low public esteem for some of these companies regarding their data privacy methodologies. Focus here is on Facebook, their fight for what they call a “free” internet and the problem that arises. Let’s start with a caveat. […]