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Trademarks Registry: Public Notice on Data Capture Project

Data Capture Trademarks

FEDERAL MINISTRY,OF TRADE & INVESTMENT COMMERCIAL LAW DEPARTMENT PUBLIC NOTICE ON DATA CAPTURE PROJECT This is to notify the Public in General, Owners of Trademarks, Patent and Design Rights Owners and Legal firms/IP Practitioners that the Registry for Trademarks, Patents…
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NAFDAC Public Alert: Warning Against Consumption of Nestle Maggi Noodles Originating from India

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September 27, 2015 — The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has issued a public alert warning against Maggi noodle produced by Nestle India. According to NAFDAC, the noodles contain excess lead and are therefore unsafe and hazardous for human…
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COSON Begins Digital Monitoring of Music Broadcast in Nigeria


September 27, 2015 — Recently, the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) announced that it has begun the digital monitoring of music played by broadcast stations across Nigeria. According to COSON it will now have at its disposal, empirical evidence of every…
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NAFDAC Safety Concerns: Unapproved Prescription Ear Drop Products

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September 27, 2015 — The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) recently released an alert regarding the safety of prescription ear products known as OTIC products. According to the NAFDAC, the products are unapproved and contain active ingredients…
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Nigerian Copyright Commission Arrests Five Suspects, Confiscates Pirated Discs including Copies of the Movie “October 1”

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August 2, 2015 — According to the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), during an enforcement operation carried out on July 15, five suspected pirates were arrested with several units of optical disc works worth about N5 Million. The NCC released a statement,…
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