Management Team


Mr. Mark Obasi

Director, Finance

Mr. Obasi Mark is the Director of Finance and Accounts Department of Nigerian Copyright Commission. A graduate of Accountancy from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria (1990) and College of Accountancy Jos, Nigeria, he is an Associate Member of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria, having obtained his professional practice certificate (CNA) in 2006.  Read more


Dr. Idowu Ogunkuade

Director, Administration

Dr. Idowu Ogunkuade possesses a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in Psychology and Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Industrial Psychology both from The University of Lagos; Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree from The University of Ibadan; Master of Public Administration (MPA) Degree from University of Abuja and a Doctorate (PhD) Degree in Industrial and Organisational Psychology from Nassarawa State University, Keffi. Read more


Mr. Bitrus O.Dauda

Director, Planning Research and Statistics

Mr. Bitrus Dauda is the Director, Planning Research and Statistics (PRS) Department of Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC). Born on Monday, 5th February 1962 at Toro, Toro Local Government of Bauchi State, Nigeria, he obtained Bachelor of Arts Degree in History (BA History) from University of Maiduguri (1986) and Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) from Bayero University, Kano (2005). Read more


Mr. Augustine Amadu

Director, Regulatory Department

Mr. Augustine Alewo Amodu, currently the Director and Head of Regulatory Department, was formerly the Director and Head of Enforcement. He graduated from Ahmadu Bello University with a B.Sc. Degree in Political Science and holds

a Masters in Public Administration and Financial Management. Read more


Mr. Michael O. Apkan

Director, Nigeria Copyright Academy

Michael Akpan is currently the Director, Nigerian Copyright Academy (NCA), with responsibility for Coordinating the specialized training on Copyright and Intellectual Property matters for Staff of NCC and professionals in the IP related industries. In addition, he is responsible for managing the Commission’s external collaborations with other institutions on matters relating to Intellectual Property Awareness and Education.

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Mr. Obi Ezeilo

Director, Operations

Mr Obi Ezeilo is the Director of Operations, Nigerian Copyright Commission. He read Law in University of Nigeria, graduating in 1988 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1989. He commenced private legal practice in Enugu in 1989 and later joined the Nigerian Copyright Commission in 1998.Read more


Mr. Vincent A. Oyefeso

Director, Public Affairs

A seasoned journalist, public relations practitioner, bureaucrat and erudite public communications expert, Vincent Adebayo Oyefeso is currently the Director of Public Affairs Department of Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC). He holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in English from University of Lagos (UNILAG), August 1991; Certificate-In-Reporting, Times Journalism Institute (TJI), Lagos, October 1984;  Read more


Mr. Usman Taiye Hassan

Director, NCC Kaduna Office

Mr. Usman Taiye Hassan was born on 11th November,1964 in Ipee, Oyun Local Government Area of Kwara State.

He attended the following schools: Muslim Community Primary School, Ipee (1968-1973); Omupo Grammar School, Omupo (1973-1978); Ilorin Teachers College, llorin (1978-1979); Midland Commercial College, Jos (1982); School of Basic Studies, Kwara State Polytechnic, llorin (1982-1984); and  Read more


Mr. Emeka Ogbonna

Director, Legal Department

Mr. Emeka Ogbonna hails from Okutu in Nsukka L.G.A of Enugu State. He studied Law at University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus and was called to Bar in 1990. Following his mandatory National Youth Service, he worked briefly in the Enugu State Ministry of Justice before his transfer of service to the Nigerian Copyright Commission in 1999. Read more


Mrs Cecilia Ngozi Okeke

Director, NCC Enugu Office

Mrs. Okeke Ngozi Cecilia was born on the 26th of June 1965. She attended primary school at Isseke Central School, 1973-1979 and secondary school at Girls High School, Mbosi, 1979-1984, in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. Read more



Director, Lagos Operational Office

Matthew Dada Adeleye Ojo, a legal practitioner of about three decades’ experience, joined the service of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) in October, 1994 as a Senior Copyright Officer in the Legal Department. Mr. Ojo graduated from the University of Lagos (UNILAG) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law in 1989. He was subsequently called to the Nigerian Bar in December 1990 and he has attended various relevant local and international courses on copyright and intellectual property (IP).