The Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) is pleased to announce the reopening of registration for organizations interested in becoming Data Protection Compliance Organizations (DPCOs). This move underscores NDPC’s dedication to instilling a culture of accountability and transparency in data processing practices throughout Nigeria. The registration portal, previously closed in 2023, […]

  The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has announced increased scrutiny on its licensees following a recent incident involving unauthorized NIN verification by expressverify.com. An investigation into the matter has revealed that a third-party, originally authorized to provide verification services, may have allowed expressverify.com to use its NIN verification credentials […]

To enhance data protection measures and accountability in Nigeria, the Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) has released a crucial Guidance Notice mandating the registration of data controllers and processors in accordance with the Nigeria Data Protection Act (NDPA) of 2023. The Guidance Notice, marked NDPC/HQ/GN/VOL.02/24, serves to clarify the types […]

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Police Affairs, Dr. Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, has reaffirmed the Federal Government’s dedication to finalizing the National Data Fusion Centre (NCDFC) to facilitate seamless information sharing among security agencies, aimed at curbing criminal activities across Nigeria. Speaking at a recent meeting held at the Ministry […]

With the aim of bolstering data protection in Nigeria, the National Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC), Dr. Vincent Olatunji, announced the commission’s achievement of engaging with 163 Data Protection Compliance Organizations (DPCOs). Dr. Olatunji highlighted the collaborative efforts between NDPC and DPCOs, […]

Organizations throughout Lagos Nigeria are making significant strides towards heightened efficiency and streamlined workflows by wholeheartedly embracing Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS), as endorsed by esteemed Information and Communications experts. Dr. Patrick Ede, Director of ICT Operations at PPC Limited, Nigeria’s premier ICT and infrastructure development company, and a recognized authority […]