This report was produced as part of the research project ‘Policy frameworks for digital platforms - Moving from openness to inclusion’.The report provides evidence from the Nigerian context to complement the global debate on designing appropriate regulatory frameworks for platforms that ensure accountability of platform providers to the societies in which they operate. The key research questions comprised the following: a) What are the key concerns/challenges for inclusion that are posed by the new business models of the platform economy? b) What new legal frameworks are needed in the platform economy to make it more inclusive? c) To what extent do the consumer protection and privacy rules of the platform compare with global standards and align with existing policy frameworks? d) What new legal frameworks are needed in the platform economy to make it better governed?
This report was co-authored by Kemi Ogunyemi, Ogechi Adeola, Martha Onyeajuwa, Uchechukwu Aneke, Onyinyechi Akagha, Chika Nwogu and Azeezat Ajibola.