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Data Protection in Nigeria: 11 facts you should know

Data protection in Nigeria has come under interest with renewed steps being taken to safeguard the private information of Nigerians in the digital era. Last year, the IT regular backed this up with the release of the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019 (NDPR) outlining regulatory rules on data protection, data privacy, and allied matters.     […]

Nigeria’s broadband plan: State Governors are crucial to success, Technology Times Founder says

Shina Badaru, Technology Founder, says that State Governors are crucial stakeholders to the success of Nigeria’s broadband plan expected to create a digital economy in the country. Badaru dropped this hint on Tuesday while speaking on the Proshare-owned WebTV‘s Economy & Politics segment dedicated to #Coronanomics, and focused on ‘Leveraging the National Digital Economic Plan […]

Top five smartphones in Nigeria: Tecno Spark 4, Camon 12 surge forward

Tecno Spark 4, and its cousin, Camon 12, led the top five smartphones in Nigeria ranking, even as the COVID-19 pandemic caused a market decline. This is a key highlight from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker that also shows Nigeria’s feature phone market was hit by a 12.5% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decline […]

Data Privacy: Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, now ‘risk Nigeria sanctions’

Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, and other popular social media platforms in Nigeria now risk penalties if they breach local data privacy rules, the IT regulator says. The Nigerian Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has lately taken a tougher stance on data protection calling on organisation holding private data of Nigerians to comply with its Nigeria Data […]