Copyright Commission Speaks to NYSC Members on Copyright and Creativity

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January 10, 2017 — The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has urged the current batch of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members to take advantage of the Commission’s Comprehensive Training Program on Copyright in order to maximize their potential for self employment in the area of creativity.

Speaking on behalf of the Director-General, Mr. Idowu Ogunkuade who is the Director of the Nigerian Copyright Institute of the NCC, gave a presentation on the fundamentals of Copyright such as definition of copyright, works eligible for copyright protection, copyright infringement and how Corp members can benefit from the NCC programs.

The training which is part of the Commission’s contribution towards the National Youth Development Program is the outcome of the agreement between the NYSC Director in Abuja and the Commission to be part of this year’s NYSC orientation camp training.

The presentation which was organised by the Nigerian Copyright Institute was also attended by other staff of the Commission and Staff of NYSC.

The National Youth Service Corps is an organization set up by the Nigerian government to involve the country’s graduates in the development of the country. Corp members are posted to cities far from their city of origin with a goal to promote interaction. There is an “orientation” period of approximately three weeks

Source: Nigerian Copyright Commission

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