NCC seizes 28 containers of pirated works


FILE PHOTO: Materials used for piracy seized by the Nigeria Copyright Commission

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), says 28 shipping containers comprising pirated books and audio-visual works were confiscated from 2011 to the first quarter of 2017.

Mr. Afam Ezekude, the Director General of the NCC, said this during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between NCC and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on collaborative anti-piracy operations at the nation’s ports and borders, on Wednesday in Abuja.

Mr Hameed Ali, Comptroller General of NCS signed on behalf of the service.

Ezekude who lauded the NSC’s role in the seizure, said that the NCS remained its crucial ally in the commission’s anti-piracy drive.

“This MoU is a step in the right direction as it has formally set in motion synergised efforts between us in our fight against piracy.

“Movements of…

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