An Appraisal of the Powers and Functions of the Nigeria Data Protection Commission in Data Protection in Nigeria

The Nigeria Data Protection Act 2023, establishes the Nigeria Data Protection Commission to carry out the fundamental objectives of the Act. The Commission has a rather strategic role to play in the data protection regime of the country as the principal institution saddled with the responsibility to ensure compliance with the fundamental principles of data protection detailed by the existing legal framework.

Embracing Cornea Donation in Nigeria

The Corneal Grafting Act came into existence as a result of the need to provide a legal basis for the donation of cornea in order to address cornea blindness in Nigeria. However, the law seems not to have had so much impact on the practice in Nigeria as a result of several factors including cultural and traditional beliefs, lack of awareness, inadequate facilities, etc.