NCC:Copyright agency clamps down on pirate in Lagos

NCCCopyright agency clamps down on pirates in Lagos



An NCC official disclosed that some suspects who were arrested during a recent raid at the Alaba International Market, Ojo, have been charged to the court to answer for their crimes.
Anti-piracy.

Fifteen pirates have been arrested, while goods worth the sum of N60 million, have been seized by the Lagos state branch of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC).

This was confirmed by its Zonal Manager, Uwem Udoh, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Udoh revealed that the activities that led to this was carried out on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, in Ojo, Somolu and Festactown of the state.

“The commission carried out raids in Alaba Market , Festac town and Somolu about two months ago and we arrested several pirates.
“We arrested 15 pirates in the last seven months.
“The total estimated value of seized pirated goods in the first and second quarters of the year is about N60 million.’’
The NCC executive also disclosed some suspects who were arrested during a recent raid at the Alaba International Market, Ojo, have been charged to the court to answer for their crimes.
He expressed the strong resolve of the commission in its bid to conquer piracy in the state.

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