Invitation for Public Comment on Data Protection Guideline

/Invitation for Public Comment on Data Protection Guideline
Invitation for Public Comment on Data Protection Guideline 2018-04-19T14:38:05+00:00

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) in line with its Rulemaking Process Principles of Inclusiveness and Transparency presents the DATA PROTECTION GUIDELINE for public review and comments.

The Agency therefore, invites members of the public and all stakeholders, including but not limited to Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Financial Institutions, Communications Companies, Media Houses, Academic Institutions, and individuals, to submit comments on the Guideline under review which is available for download on NITDA website, Twitter, and Facebook;

Website –

Twitter – @nitdanigeria

Facebook -@nitda.nig

The DATA PROTECTION GUIDELINE intends to provide guideline for all organizations or persons that control, collect, store and process personal data of Nigerian residents and citizens within and outside Nigeria, and to prescribe Minimum Data Protection requirements for the collection, storage, processing, management, operation, and technical controls for information in this category. Widening the domestic market for Nigeria Information Technology products.

Written comments and feedback can be submitted via

Or to Standards, Guidelines and Frameworks Department at NITDA Annex Office No 5 Agatu Street, Off Ikole Street, by 2nd Top Rank Hotel Street, Area 11 Garki Abuja on or before the 16th of Apirl, 2018.

Download Data Protection Guidelines 2017