In an increasingly digital world, the protection of personal data has become a paramount concern. With the rise of data breaches and privacy violations, governments around the world are enacting legislation to safeguard individuals’ information. In Nigeria, data protection is a constitutional right derived from Section 37 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended). The Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) 2019 serves as a crucial framework for data privacy and protection. This article explores the key provisions of the NDPR and highlights the importance of compliance and best practices for businesses operating in Nigeria.

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