The National Broadcasting Commission and freedom of speech in Nigeria

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) is Nigeria's broadcast regulator. Established in 1992, It is responsible for regulating and controlling the broadcasting industry in Nigeria. It is also responsible for receiving, processing and considering applications for the establishment, ownership or operation of radio and television stations run either by the government at all levels or by... Continue Reading →

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Music plagiarism in Nigeria: Conditions necessary to establish a successful claim of music copyright infringement

Copyright is protected under the Nigerian copyright Act which provides protection for all categories of works; literary, artistic, musical works, cinematography etc. There are currently no decided cases on music plagiarism in Nigeria, however, court decisions in other jurisdictions like the United States will serve as a useful guide. The Nigerian music industry, has in... Continue Reading →

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