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NIALS Webinar on The Role of Private Law in Africa’s Economic Integration: Issues and Perspectives.

Africa’s integration has been a key focus of the African Union’s agenda since its establishment in the 1960s. This focus cumulated in the signing of the Abuja Treaty of 1991. Nigeria like other jurisdictions has been very active in the pursuit ·of economic integration as an important aspect[…]

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NIALS online CopyrightX Course 2022 slated to begin 26 March 2022

The CopyrightX-NIALS Course is a yearly program that commenced in 2013 and has remained consistent. It is a 12-week course organised in collaboration with Harvard Law School. The Objective of the Course is to propagate knowledge of copyright, create an informed community of copyright owners and users, and[…]

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National Technical Working Group for the Protection and Promotion of GIs in Nigeria

Geographical Indications (GIs) is an aspect of Intellectual Property Rights that applies to products whose unique attributes, characteristics, features or popularity is obtained from their geographical origin. Nigeria has about 10,000 potential geographical indications products. Among them are Benue-yam( which is misappropriated and rebranded as Ghana yams in[…]

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Giant Strides in the Horizon for Data Protection as Federal Government Approves the Establishment of a New Agency for Data Protection in Nigeria

The Federal Government has announced the Federal Executive Council approval to establish a new agency, to be known as the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB). The approval for the establishment of the Agency was at the behest of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Pantami. Nigeria[…]

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NIALS Directorate of Research Welcomes an Ag Director of Research (DR) as Prof Peter Akper, OFR, SAN bows out of the position.

The Director General announced on 3rd of February 2022 the appointment of Prof Animi Sylvanus-Pepple as Acting Director of Research. The PriPro Blog Team wishes to thank the immediate past Director of Research, Prof. Peter Akper OFR, SAN, who served meritoriously in that position for over 2 years.[…]

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