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11 November 2021



AI has been developing for the past few decades, and actively influencing people and businesses in all works of life to achieve the unthinkable.

The age of artificial intelligence (“AI”) is here to stay, from autonomous vehicles to digital assistants, facial detection and recognition, machine learning, chatbots and robots, AI has become more ingrained in everyday life.

However, AI comes with its own imperfections, some of which include design, programming or manufacturing defects, improper use, etc., all of which could cause damage to third parties, raising serious questions about who should bear liability arising from such damage.

This Article explores the recondite legal issues in determining, from a Nigerian law perspective, who should bear liability for damage caused by AI (“AI Liability”).

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