NFVCB confiscates pirated materials worth N150m


Some pirated materials recovered by NCC

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has seized pirated materials worth N150 million at Alaba International Market in Lagos and arrested five suspects.

Mr Adedayo Thomas, the Director-General (DG) of the board told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday that the seizure was made between May and October.

He said that the pirated materials seized include: CDs, Videos CDs and literary works.

Thomas mentioned that the seizure followed the information the board gathered from some people at the market, regarded as the hub for piracy.

“We have our informants that spy the market on a regular basis, once they notice any form of piracy operations going on there, they inform the board.

“The seizure of the N150 million worth of materials is a result of the information giving to the board on the mass productions of some…

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