Data Protection Bill 2019: Google, Facebook Other Internet Intermediaries Must Keep Data Within Nigeria

Data Protection Bill 2019: Google, Facebook Other Internet Intermediaries Must Keep Data Within Nigeria

The Data Protection Bill(HB 01) 2019 which is before the Nigerian Senate and has been passed by the House of Representatives is set to ensure that all data belonging to residents of Nigerians would be stored in servers situated within the territory of Nigeria. This principle is known as data localisation or data residency.