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Introduction

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), the body in charge of copyright legislation and control in the country, has published a draft Copyright Bill as part of a review of Nigeria’s policy and legal copyright protection framework.

Highlights

  • Although the Copyright Act of 1988 was amended in 1992 and 1999, the NCC said a full review was required because of the significant developments in rights protection both in the international and domestic copyright community, particularly with regards to digital distribution.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the long road to copyright reform in Africa's most populous country.
  • The research note explains the provisions in the draft copyright bill that apply to music rights holders in Nigeria.

Key questions answered

  • When was the last time the Nigerian government engaged in a reform of its copyright law?
  • What provisions have been made in the review of Nigeria's copyright law to ISP safe harbor?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Nigeria and the unfulfilled music industry promise
  • The long road to copyright reform
  • Full and comprehensive review

Appendix

  • Author

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