Legal Implication of Defamation on Social Media

First, let’s consider the scenarios below: A Whatsapp between Charles and Sandra: Sandra: That your friend Amara is a prostitute. I heard she slept with Alex and Ikenna last weekend. Even Tobi told me that he has danced in the sheets with her.  I’m sure Amara has HIV. Charles: Haha. I believe so oo, that…

Data Protection Regulation in Nigeria and Prospect in Digital Age

Now that the world has gone digital, data is believed to be the new oil of the 21st century. Due to this increase in the value of data over the years, it became imperative that a law be created to regulate its use. Laws and Regulatory Agency The 1999 Constitution The National Information Technology Development…

Cybercrimes and the Laws that Govern them in Nigeria

With the coming of the age of technology and the plethora of opportunities it presented, it was inevitable that all sorts of people would be looking to take advantage of it effectiveness. As every year passes by, reports of illegal acts being perpetrated on the internet increases and unfortunately not many get the satisfaction of…