YouTube will release a new tool to help initial uploaders take action against those who duplicate and re-upload their content without permission. Copyright Match, which will be available to high-traffic users initially, will alert users to new uploads of their work while allowing them to take a range of actions, including communicating with the uploader or taking content down.
The District Circuit Court in Washington DC has dismissed Nigeria’s request for it to set aside its $8.9billion arbitration award against Nigeria over alleged breach of contract. The court presided over by Justice Christopher Cooper said the request was denied not only on ground that it was belated, but also that it sought the dismissal of the petition for the enforcement of the award. A government legal team led by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, left Nigeria on Wednesday morning to Washington DC to attempt to get the court to set aside the award against Nigeria.
The Special Courts designated in November 2017 to try corruption and financial crimes cases in the country have delivered 324 judgements, struck out 12 cases and reserved 62 cases for judgement in the last six months.
A Federal High Court in Damaturu, Yobe on Friday remanded a former Minister of Science and Technology, Abdu Bulama, and four others for alleged money laundering. Justice Isa Hamadashin, gave the order when the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission presented a seven-count before the court accusing the defendants of money laundering.
A Lagos Federal High Court, Friday, ordered that the Managing Director of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr. Fidet Okhiria, be remanded in prison custody for three months over the contempt of court.
The main subject of the dispute were two properties acquired by MFM in 2001 and 2004, both are located at 5503 and 5506 Church Road, Bowie. Equally in contention was the money used in building the MFMM church in Bowie.
A copyright owner possesses certain legal rights over his intellectual property and the use of that property. The state via its legal mechanisms creates a property right; it then grants sovereignty over that property to its owner. Computer programs are one such intellectual property, and under Nigerian law the owners of these programs enjoy these rights subject to certain restrictions. Other considerations with computer programs include copying their functionality, the doctrine of fair dealing and enforcement of the intellectual property right.
: In case we didn’t notice, Vibranium doesn’t grow in Nigeria. So we have to gather that money!
By now everyone and their mother must have heard the song “This is Nigeria” by Nigerian rapper, Falz the bahd guy.The song, a take on “This is America” by his American counterpart – Childish Gambino, has generated quite a bit of controversy in academic and non-academic circles, thus the need for this article.
The highest body in the legal profession, the Body of Benchers (BOB) isyet to consider the report of the committee chaired by Belgore JSC,(Olanipekun SAN, Ofodile SAN, and Lady Debbie) as the said report is not yet ready or ripe for consideration.