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Volume: 15 Issue: 4
(April 2018)

legal reform human rights data protection enforcement

senator iyere ihenyen

infusion lawyers


Nigeria: An analysis of the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill

It has been over two years since the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill, 2018 (H.B. 490) (‘the Bill’) was first introduced to the National Assembly and now it has just one hurdle left; presidential assent. The Bill seeks to build upon Nigeria’s flourishing tech culture by regulating online fundamental rights, data protection and communications interception. Senator Iyere Ihenyen, Lead Partner at Infusion Lawyers, explains what the Bill will do for Nigerian citizens.

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