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Pirated books valued at N5 Million seized in Lagos

28 October 2015, 14:36

Lagos - A joint task force on Tuesday seized suspected pirated books worth N5 million from bookstores and shops in Ajegunle, a suburb of Lagos, reports AllAfrica

 The taskforce comprised of representatives of the Lagos State Booksellers Association of Nigeria (LASBAN),Ajegunle chapter, military personnel and the enforcement unit of the Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC). 

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 Valentine Uche, the president of LASBAN  said  that the raid was done  to ensure that every bookseller in the domain operated within the framework of the NCC.

He said that as part of efforts to stop pirates from operating in the area, the NCC had set up a 14-man task force to pursue the course. 

Read more at AllAfrica

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