Entertainment Piracy - NCC Confiscates 20 Containers of Pirated Nigerian, Foreign Works

As the war against piracy in Nigeria rages on, the Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) has seized 5, 896, 644 units of various pirated foreign and Nigerian products valued at about N6.3 billion from January till date.

This was revealed by the Director-General of NCC, Afam Ezekude during a training workshop organised for senior officers of Entertainment and Creative Services of Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation.

Ezekude added that the commission also apprehended 403 suspected pirates in the period under review. "Since January till date, the commission has carried out 180 anti-piracy operations at different locations in the country. This has resulted in the removal of 5,896,644 units of various pirated products valued over N6.3 billion with 403 suspected pirates apprehended," Ezekude said.

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