Data Privacy Concerns: NGO Sues Tiktok For Violating The Nigeria Data Protection Regulation

By Unini Chioma |

In a reaction to TikTok’s various data privacy breaches and the likelihood of a further breach, a not-for-profit organisation -(Laws and Rights Awareness Initiative) has approached the High Court of Ogun State for redress for and on behalf of its members.

In Suit No. HCT/261/2020 filed on the 29th day of May 2020 by the law firm of Olumide…

FREEDOM OF SPEECH: Nigerian Military Begins Monitoring of Nigerians Social Media Activities


The Nigerian Army says that it is monitoring the activities of Nigerians on the social media for hate speech, anti-government and anti-security information.

According to the information released by Director of Defence Information, Major-General John Enenche to Channels Television, the became necessary in the light of troubling activities and misinformation capable of jeopardizing the unity of the country.

His comments come less…

Civil Society Submits an Open letter to the Nigerian Senate

Open letter to the Nigerian Senate on the matter of the Frivolous Petitions Prohibition Bill (aka “Social Media” Bill)

Distinguished Senators,

We are a coalition of Nigerian, African, and international organisations writing to you about the proposed Frivolous Petitions (Prohibitions, etc) Bill that has provisions for social media regulation. We believe that the bill is a dangerous encroachment upon free expression and…