Data Protection Bill

Data Protection Act 2019

This is an Act to establish the Data Protection Commission charged with the responsibility for the protection of personal data and data subject rights and regulation of the processing of personal information and for related matters.

On the 3rd of March, 2020, the American Business Council in partnership with Microsoft Nigeria and Hewlett Packard operated by Selectium held a Data Protection workshop to set the right foundation for the Data Protection Bill by bringing all stakeholders from both the public and private sector to deliberate on the laws and guidelines on data protection that would be best fit for Nigeria.

Below are the recommendations from private sector players and the data protection bill.

ABC 2020 Data Protection Report

Draft Data Protection Bill 2020