• SON raids Wuse market, confiscates substandard goods

    SON raids Wuse market, confiscates substandard goods

    According to reports, the Standard Organisations of Nigeria (SON) has raided and confiscated various substandard goods, including razor blades and shaving sticks at various locations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

    Officials of the FCT branch office of SON headed by Dr. Bartholomew Ugwu said the market raid of substandard goods would send strong signal to its manufacturers and traders who are bent on sharp practices.

    Ugwu said that the raid was in continuance of SON campaign against substandard items.

    He disclosed that […]

  • NCC arrests 25 suspected pirates, confiscates N105m goods

    NCC arrests 25 suspected pirates, confiscates N105m goods

    The Lagos Zonal Office of the Nigeria Copyright Commission says it arrested 25 persons engaged in pirating creative works and seized N105 million goods in the last nine months.

    The Zonal Manager, Obi Ezeilo, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos that the commission carried out the raid in Mushin, Ojo, Shomolu, Festac town and Ikorodu.

    He added that the action was also extended to some major markets in the state.

    Ezeilo said: “The commission carried out a very huge […]

  • NCC confiscates broadcast equipment worth millions of Naira in Onitsha

    NCC confiscates broadcast equipment worth millions of Naira in Onitsha

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Copyright Commission has impounded illegal broadcast equipment worth more than N20 million in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra.

    Addressing newsmen after the raid on Thursday, its Director of Enforcement, Mr Augustine Amodu, said the confiscated items included cables, 150 decoders, network boosters, channel splitters and other rebroadcast machines.

    Amodu said that the commission embarked on the raid after a series of enlightenment to persuade people against piracy.

    “It is unfortunate that in spite of the series […]

  • DSS stops federal lawmaker from travelling to US, confiscates his passport

    DSS stops federal lawmaker from travelling to US, confiscates his passport

    A member of the House of Representatives from Kogi State, Sunday Karim, was on Wednesday prevented from travelling out of the country by operatives of the Department of State Services.

    The federal lawmaker was on his way to the United States of America.

    He was about boarding a flight operated by Air France when he was stopped at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

    Speaking with an online medium from the airport, Karim, representing Yagba East and West Federal Constituency, said he was […]