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TOWARDS BUILDING A SAFER DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT FOR CHILDREN

Across the world, children are at risk of being exposed to harm, abuse, violence, and exploitation in the ever-developing digital environment. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic further plunged the world into forcefully relying on digital tools to carry out day-to-day tasks.

OUR DECEPTIVE DESIGN POLICY HACKATHON

We are working along with our partners, Tech Hive Advisory, World Web Foundation, and the Tech Policy Design Lab on our deceptive design policy hackathon. The goal of the hackathon is to bring together key players and stakeholders in the tech sector to jointly develop a workable policy response to address deceptive design in Africa....

THE NIGERIAN FRANCHISE BILL : ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON WITH OTHER JURISDICTIONS.

The Nigerian International Franchising Association defines franchising as a business arrangement whereby the franchisor, usually an established brand operating in a local or foreign market...


SURVEILLANCE AND THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY

Flowing directly from that Executive Order, the Ondo State Security Network Agency (more popularly known as ‘Amotekun’) issued a deadline for concerned organizations to comply with the Order. In a statement issued by....

CONSUMER RIGHTS GUIDE

There are rights that Consumer possess. This guide provides clarity into understanding them.


THE ROLE OF CONSUMER PROTECTION

In the recent decade, advances in information and communication technology have greatly changed lives and opened up new possibilities for consumers and businesses.

IS IT POSSIBLE THAT WE ARE BEING MANIPULATED ?

Have you ever contemplated the possibility that the world is being manipulated and rejected it as a conspiracy theory? Well, here’s one that is definitely not a conspiracy theory, Dark Patterns. These are user interface and design...


STARTUP LAW IN AFRICA

Tunisia became the first African Country to pass a start-up act which officially began to take effect in October 2018. The Law seek to provide a framework for the resurrection…

STATE OF TECH POLICY

Nigeria is Africa’s leading startup investment destination, a trend that has not gone unnoticed by regulators and operators in the technology industry. In some cases, investments have gone into activities that exploit loopholes in existing regulations or are not covered by existing laws.

PRESS STATEMENT .

Two civil society organizations, Paradigm Initiative (PIN) and Ikigai Innovation Initiative (Ikigai Nation) sent a Freedom of Information request to the National Identity Management

Commission and the Nigerian Communication Commission.

IKIGAI INNOVATION INITIATIVE CONTRIBUTES ITS QUOTA TO LAGOS STATE DATA PROTECTION BILL 2021.

It is the first attempt by a state government to legislate on data protection in Nigeria. The Bill will apply to the processing of personal data through automated or non-automated means by a controller or processor established in Lagos or not, processing the data of data subjects in .........

EAGLE EYE: A VIOLATION OF THE RIGHTS TO PRIVACY

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), recently launched a mobile application (App), Eagle Eye, to make reporting economic and financial crimes to the commission easier....


NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF DATA FRAMEWORK - A CALL FOR REASSESSMENT.

In August 2021, Ikigai Innovation Initiative, carried out an assessment of the international transfer of data framework under the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019 (NDPR) and Data Protection Implementation Framework (DPIF)..

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Digital Lending: Inside the Pervasive Practice of LendTechs in Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), recently launched a mobile application (App), Eagle Eye, to make reporting economic and financial crimes to the commission easier....