Stella Dimoko Digital Rights Lawyers Initiative Set To Unveil The Book ''Digital Rights In Nigeria -Through The Cases''


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Friday, September 02, 2022

Digital Rights Lawyers Initiative Set To Unveil The Book ''Digital Rights In Nigeria -Through The Cases''

The Digital Rights Lawyers Initiative (DRLI) is set to unveil its compilation of reviews of digital rights judgments as delivered by the Nigerian courts in the last few years titled “Digital Rights in Nigeria: Through The Cases”. 

The Non-Governmental Organization who is committed to promotion and protection of digital rights of the citizens is the foremost organization litigating on digital rights issues across Nigeria including but not limited to Data Protection and Privacy, Digital Identity, Online Expressions, Access to Information, Right to own Digital Assets, among others. According to Irene Chukwukelu, DRLI’s Legal Officer, “the work which includes cases on Data Protection and Privacy, Digital Identity, Online Expressions, Media Freedom and Right to Online Expressions is indeed a lucid compilation of some major decisions on the foregoing subjects by the Nigerian courts. Miss Chukwukelu further added that the book is “a practitioners’ review of the various decisions along the line of their facts, judicial reasoning and the contributors’ comments on the propriety or otherwise of the

The compilation is the second part of a project titled Deepening Digital
Rights in Nigeria (DEDRIN) which is generously supported by Luminate.

The unveiling ceremony which is scheduled to hold on Tuesday 6 th September, 2022 virtually, parades some of the brightest industry experts and critical stakeholders in the digital rights ecosystem. To discuss the theme of the unveiling ceremony which is “Digital Rights Jurisprudence in Nigeria: The Gains and Drawbacks” includes Hon. Justice Adegbola Adeniyi of the High Court of the FCT, Abuja, Dr Ifeoma E. Nwafor, Law lecturer at Godfrey Okoye University, who is the Book Reviewer and Mr Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative as the Keynote Speaker. 

They will be joined by Dr Monday Ubani, Princpal, Ubani and CO., Gloria Ballason, Principal Partner, MIVE Legals and Nkem Isiakpona, Associate at Templars. The event will be moderated by Solomon Okedara, Co-Founder, Digital Rights Lawyers Initiative.

DRLI is committed to make copies of the book available to critical stakeholders in the digital rights ecosystem including but not limited to lawyers, judges, government institutions, higher institutions of learning and research centres and NGOs with a view to deepening knowledge of digital rights in Nigeria.

To participate in the unveiling ceremony, please register to participate via the link provided



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