Nigerian Copyright Commission
U.S. Embassy to collaborate with NCC on copyright administration
Mr. Afam Ezekude, director general of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), has called for greater collaboration in areas of capacity building for the enforcement and prosecution of Intellectual Property (IP) crimes in the country. The DG, NCC, stated this during an interactive meeting with the Economic Counselor of the United States Embassy in Nigeria, Susan…
Copyright commission seeks collaboration against piracy
The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) in pursuit of its mandate of strategic engagement with stakeholders and efficient administration of rights, recently enlightened stakeholders of the Commission’s absolute empowerment by law to prosecute pirates....
MSCN, COSON set for legal tussle over royalties
In the letter, MCSN, which was recently granted recognition by Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to act as a collective society, requested Okoroji to account for the monies he collected on the works of artists on MCSN’s repertoire.
NCC confiscates N10bn pirated items in six years - DG
Mr Afam Ezekude, the NCC Director-General, made this known on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
MCSN woos COSON, seeks reconciliation of royalties
The letter, signed by MCSN’s Chairman, Orits Williki, and copied to the Director-General, Nigerian Copyright Commission, stated that areas, details and processes of collaboration would be explored and discussed on the receipt of COSON’s positive disposition to the invitation.
NCC seizes N5.5 million items from suspected broadcast pirates in Anambra
Director of enforcement of the commission, Mr Augustine Amodu told The Guardian yesterday that the raid in the Onitsha and Nnewi came on the heels of several complaints from Multi choice over...
Onwenu, Tee Mac, others applaud approval of MCSN as collective society
Stakeholders in the nation’s music industry have applauded the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, and the Director General of the Nigerian Copyright Commission...
Attorney genaral resolves collective rights’ rift between NCC, MCSN
The 28-year-old collective rights’ rift between the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) and the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (MCSN) Ltd/Gte has been resolved.
Lagos Theatre Festival 2017… a harvest of ideas, performances
British Council Lagos Theatre Festival (LTF) 2017, has again been loud in Lagos, Nigeria, in the past six days, as the largest gathering of performance arts and seminal discourses about theatre.