The lawyer standing for kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, has lost yet another case in court. Evans’ Lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, was defeated on Friday, when Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos dismissed two fundamental rights applications filed by him. Ogungbeje had reportedly filed the case on behalf of his clients, […]
It is imperative to note that there are little or no precedents in the Nigerian legal system dealing with issues of data privacy and identity theft.
It is unfortunate to note that failure of Licensees, Independent Registration Agents or any such other entities to comply with the data protection provisions of the Regulation are only treated as a breach of the regulations.
Section 2.1(2) of the NITDA guidelines recommend that processing of all data collected shall not take place without the consent of the data subject i.e. The Nigerian Citizen so concerned.