FG investigates OPay, Meta, DHL over alleged data breach 

Fintech company, OPay, alongside social media giant, Meta, and courier company, DHL, are now under investigation by the Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC) over allegations of data breach.  

According to sources with knowledge of the probe, the three companies have been summoned by the Commission following the receipt of complaints against them alleging violations of data subjects’ rights.

Under the Nigeria Data Protection Act, the three companies are recognized as data controllers and are expected to observe certain precautions under the law while processing Nigerians’ data.