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5 Aug 2014

FOR REAL: Paul Play sues Etisalat, Nigerian Idol For N200M

Paul Play Dairo, son of legendary Juju maestro I.K. Dairo has slammed Etisalat and Optima Media Group with a N200million lawsuit for the unauthorized use and broadcasting of his copyright work, “Mosorire”.
According to reports from Radar.NG, one of Nigeria’s biggest Reality TV show, ‘Nigerian Idol’, which is funded and staged by Etisalat and Optima Media Group Limited respectively, might be forced by a law court to cough out a sum of N200m (Two Hundred Million Naira) for the copyright infringement and unauthorized usage of “Mosorire” – a copyright protected work by Paul I.K. Dairo popularly known as Paul Play.

The artiste, Paul Play is suing Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Ltd. (EMTS) popularly known as ETISALAT for the unauthorized usage of his works which were registered with Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (MCSN) when the artiste was still a member.
See some court documents obtained by RADAR.NG below..






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