Copyright Commission impounds N4.3bn pirated goods in 2012 by Emmanuel Elebeke


The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), says it prosecuted 31 copyright cases in 2012, 26 of which were criminal convictions of pirates and five civil suits. Director-General of NCC, Mr. Afam Ezekude who disclosed this at a media briefing in Abuja, also revealed that the Commission, during intensified anti-piracy operations last year, arrested a total of 85 suspected pirates and confiscated 3,621,787 million units of pirated goods worth about N4.38 billion (N4,379,431,000.00). Read more

Source: Vanguard

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