Clarifying the Data Protection Obligations of Cloud Providers and Cloud Customers in Nigeria

By: Chukwuyere Ebere Izuogu It is generally assumed by some cloud customers in Nigeria that since they do not provide the cloud service, they have no compliance obligation if the cloud service is used to process the personal data of individuals in Nigeria. But as will be explained below, this is inc...
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PUBLIC PARADE OF SUSPECTS ON SOCIAL AND NEWS MEDIA: A DATA PROTECTION PERSPECTIVE

By: Omotojola Yusuf Introduction The social media and news media are awash with pictures of people suspected by law enforcement agencies of having committed crimes. The pictures come with names, alleged offenses, age, and sometimes, workplace. A visit to the Twitter[1] and Facebook[2] pages of the E...
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THE EMERGENCE OF A GLOBAL ECONOMY: THE DATA LOCALISATION PARADOX

By Victoria Oloni ABSTRACT: It is pertinent to adopt policies that encourage globalisation and transnational relations in the information age, not policies that restrict global trade. This article examines the concept of Data Localization, the objectives and implications of Data Localization. It exa...
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Empowering Authors in Nigeria via Fairer Copyright Contract Law: Authors’ Activism

By: Seun Lari-Williams “A day will come, when, in the eye of the law, literary property will be as sacred as whiskey, or any other of the necessaries of life.” — Mark Twain, speech in Montreal, Quebec, 1881. The world has come a long way since Mark Twain and others like him lobbied for intelle...
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