Copyright Infringement: Court Orders NUC, Airtel To Pay TV Xtra Production N703m

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday awarded a N703 million damages against the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Zain Nigeria Ltd (now Airtel) for infringing on the copyright of a media company, TV Xtra Production. In his ruling, Justice Inyang Ekwo held that actions of bothe the NUC and Zain, clearly breached the copyright of TV Xtra Production. TV Xtra Production’s CEO, who is also the General Editor, Arise News, Christian Ojorovwu Ogodo, said he designed and registered the quiz programme, ‘University Challenge’ with the National Copyrights…

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