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AML 058: Was Linda Ikeji Reckless in Insinuating Five Star Music Artist Skiibii May Have Faked his Own Death?

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Last Friday, Nigeria’s #1 leading celebrity blogger Linda Ikeji shared exclusive news on her blog that an emerging artist Skiibii, signed with popular artist Kcee’s record label Five Star Music, was dead. The artist had released new music a few days prior to and had begun promoting his music before his alleged untimely death.Hours after sharing the story, Ikeji retracted her …

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AML 057: Are Bill Cosby, Timaya and Asamoah Gyan Guilty of Rape?

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Are Bill Cosby, Timaya and Asamoah Gyan Guilty of Rape? These three celebrities from the USA, Nigeria and Ghana, respectively, have reignited the debate on how victims of rape and sexual abuse are treated. Listen in as Ms. Uduak host of The Africa Music Law Show takes on rape laws in Nigeria, Ghana, USA (Atlanta, Georgia & California) and breaks down the analysis.  …

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AML 038: Robin Thicke, Pharrell Ordered to Pay $7.3 Million in ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit

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After a week of trial, an eight member jury has ruled that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, must pay $7.3Million to the Marvin Gaye family for copyright infringement. The lawsuit filed by the Gaye family claims the 2013 hit single ‘Blurred Lines’ co-written by the artists directly infringed on the 1977 hit song by Marvin Gaye titled ‘Got to Give …

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AML 036: (Legal Analysis) Sudanese Lost Boys SUE Reese Witherspoon’s ‘GOOD LIE’ Producers

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The Lost Boys are claiming breach of contract, breach of joint venture agreement, declaratory judgment, injunctive relief and specific performance, breach of fiduciary duty, demand for accounting, conversion of plaintiff’s ideas, promissory estoppel, commercial appropriation, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, fraud, unjust enrichment and quantum meruit. Ms. Uduak, an attorney, publisher and founder of Africa Music …

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AML 020: Google Shuts Down Africa’s #1 Gossip Blog Linda Ikeji, Ini Edo Divorces, TB Joshua’s Potential Criminal and Civil Liability

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Linda Ikeji is Africa’s biggest celebrity blogger averaging an estimated income of $900,000 per year. She was recently accused of infringing on the intellectual property rights of others and now, Google has shut down her site. What next? Also, one of Africa’s most popular pastors is in the hot seat. Pastor TB Joshua ‘s building collapsed leaving a 115 people …