The National Information Technology Agency (NITDA) says it is investigating Truecaller for a potential breach of the privacy of Nigerians.
Truecaller is a caller identity and spam blocking application.
The agency said provisions of Truecaller’s policy could be exploited “to put many Nigerians in unsavoury conditions”.
The agency said members of the public could also choose to delist themselves from the Truecaller service completely.
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