Nigeria will on Saturday 28th of January 2023 join the international
community to observe Global Data Privacy Day 2023.
It is a Day that has
been set aside to create awareness of fundamental rights and freedoms
relating to the privacy of citizens in the data processing ecosystem.
In line with the overarching global objective of awareness on data
privacy, the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), will be organizing a
National Privacy Week, which is a week of intensive focus on awareness
creation in the area of data subjects’ rights, capacity building on data
governance, data breach remediation among others.
The Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali
Ibrahim Pantami, will flag-off the National Privacy Week with a press
conference on the Global Data Privacy Day. The National Privacy Week
also coincides with the one year anniversary of the establishment of the
The NDPB under the leadership of Dr. Vincent Olatunji as its National
Commission and CEO will set-up an Accelerated Data Breach Remediation
unit to resolve petitions from data subjects within the National Privacy
Babatunde Bamigboye Esq.
Head, Legal Enforcement and Regulations