In the ever-evolving landscape of cutting-edge technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and other ground-breaking innovations worldwide, governments are taking decisive action to safeguard the privacy and sensitive data of their citizens and businesses. Comprehensive privacy and data protection laws are enacted to shield against risks such as data exposure, leaks, and breaches.

The Nigeria Data Protection (Establishment, etc.) Act of 2023 (Act) is a significant legislative instrument aimed at providing a legal framework for the protection of personal information in Nigeria. This article will provide a comprehensive summary of the key provisions and objectives of the Act, highlighting its importance in safeguarding privacy rights and regulating the processing of personal information.

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