Opinion

Shaping Nigeria’s Digital Future Through Positive Legislation, By ‘Gbenga Sesan and Mark Stephens

The Digital Rights and Freedom Bill will further cement Nigeria’s reputation as a pioneer in progressive, positive legislation in a world where repression, clampdowns, violations and dangerous laws are on the rise. We urge the national assembly to transmit the bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for his presidential assent. Nigeria…
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Opinion

Digital Rights in an Era of Repression, By Sodiq Alabi and Boye Adegoke

All lovers of human rights must turn their attention to the Forum in Abuja as it is where African experts and advocates would have their say on issues confronting digital rights in Africa and evolving and strengthening Africa-led initiatives towards entrenching digital rights on the continent. As a sort of…
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Opinion

Digital Rights and Freedom Bill: Laying the Foundation for Nigeria’s Digital Future, By Ujam, Akinsanmi & Sesan

Millions of Nigerians now live much of their lives online, and the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill ensures that the rights, freedoms and protections citizens are entitled to offline are replicated online. This thought, that “Rights are Rights, Online or Offline”...further asserts the need for Nigeria not to continue on…
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