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.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has preferred 11 charges bordering on fraud against upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, for alleged credit card fraud.
This list is however subject to further screening by LPPC.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the federal government can seize assets from citizens who cannot explain the source of their wealth.
The Nigerian Copyright Commission says it is set to introduce part of its intervention plans to schools in its attempt to checkmate the supply chain of pirated copies of books.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from investigating Bukola Saraki, Senate President of Nigeria.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday brought Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, the dismissed Judge of the Federal High Court, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Godwin Obla, for alleged money laundering.