2017 Second Quarter Report

14 August 2017


The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) was established in August 1989 as the Nigerian Copyright Council by the Copyright Decree No.47 of 1988 now codified as Copyright Act (CAP. C28 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004). Sequel to the copyright amendments of 1992 and 1999, the statutory mandate of the Commission was expanded to include the administration, enforcement, protection, promotion and regulation of copyright in Nigeria.


  • To harness the potentials of creativity for national development


The Mission of the Commission is:

  • To advance the growth of the creative industry in Nigeria through the dissemination of Copyright knowledge, efficient administration and protection of rights.


  • Strengthen the policy and legislative framework for a more effective Copyright protection
  • Increase the level of Copyright awareness
  • Promote effective and proactive enforcement of rights
  • Strengthen human resource and institutional capacity for better service delivery
  • Maintain a policy of strategic engagement with stakeholders

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