The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, says technological innovations is a new challenge and a window of opportunities for the judiciary.

The CJN stated this while speaking at the 2023 National Workshop for Judges on Legal Issues in Telecommunications.

According to him legal challenges and digital interaction necessitates a comprehensive framework that balances individual rights, societal responsibilities and of corporate liabilities.

He added that the revolving nature of technology requires continuous adaptation and enhancement of regulatory framework by the judicial officers, to capture the new reality within the confines of possibility and for proper representation and justice dispensation.

The CJN noted that enormous amount of data generated accumulated in the digital realm raises critical questions regarding privacy, security and the protection of individual rights, which he insisted was a window of judicial upgrade.

September 18, 2023

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