The Legal Framework for Data Protection in Nigeria

3 Pages Posted: 15 Dec 2022

Date Written: March 14, 2022


There is no doubt that Data Security is an important aspect of data protection, especially with the rampancy of online hacking activities and internet fraud. It is therefore pertinent that Data Administrators and Controllers adopt top-notch data security apparatus and tools, such as defragmentation, password protection, system migration, database backups and data recovery, anti-malware software, amongst others, to secure personal data.

Keywords: Data Protection, Data Privacy, Data Security, Legal Framework, Nigeria

Suggested Citation

Amadi, Joseph Onyedikachi, The Legal Framework for Data Protection in Nigeria (March 14, 2022). Available at SSRN: or

Joseph Onyedikachi Amadi (Contact Author)

Foundation Chambers

2, Idowu Taylor Street
Victoria Island

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