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National Commission for Persons With Disabilities (NCPD) and Nigeria Association of the Blind (NBA) have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Copyright Bill 2022 into law.
The African Development Bank and partners on Tuesday launched a new Investment in Digital and Creative Enterprises (iDICE) programme. The initiative, with investments totalling $618 million, will attract direct investments in more than 200 technology and creative start-ups and provide non-financial services to about 450 digital technology, small and medium enterprises. With a potential to generate $6.4 billion into the Nigeria’s economy, iDICE is expected to create 6 million new jobs for young Nigerians.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the President of the African Development Bank Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, and other partners will launch the Investment in Digital and Creative Enterprises (i-DICE) Program in Abuja on Tuesday, 14 March 2023. The launch marks the rollout of a flagship initiative that will drive vital funding for Nigeria’s digital and creative industries.
The Nigerian creative industry has captured the attention of industry stakeholders who have come together to discuss the proposed Creative Industries Development Bill (CIDB) and its potential to transform the Nigerian creative economy.
Nigeria's creative industry sector is is yet to live up to its full potential, experts say, but has the capacity to contribute $100 billion annually by 2030 when the government and the private sector partner to create the enabling business environment.
The Copyright Bill 2022 passed by the Senate on Wednesday, 6th April 2022 was introduced primarily to improve the effective administration, regulation, and enforcement of copyright in the digital environment.