African and global superstars celebrate Africa Day Concert 2021

The Africa Day Concert 2021 brought to you by MTV Base, YouTube and Idris Elba have announced a star-studded line-up of guest appearances from some of the most well-known faces on the continent and around the world. The highly anticipated global event is set to put Africa’s next global wave of talent centre stage at …

Tobore Ovuorie v. Ebonylife TV: Why Mo Abudu is Most Likely Liable for Copyright Infringement

I’ve been asked by many of you to comment on the Tobore Ovuorie v. Ebonylife Media(EbonyLife)claim of copyright infringement. I have watched the interview Tobore granted to Pulse TV, and the pre-recorded statement Mo’Abudu (Mo) published denying any wrongdoing and that she infringed on Tobore’s copyright right in releasing EbonyLife’s new movie “Oloture.” Finally, I …

Why Davido’s Termination of Lil’ Frosh’s Contract for Domestic Violence is a Powerful and Positive Change for Nigerian Society

On October 5, 2020, news story broke that Sanni Goriola Wasiu aka Lil’ Frosh, an artist signed with Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) record label, had allegedly assaulted and battered his girlfriend, Gift Camille, to the point where she had to be hospitalized. On October 6, 2020, the very next day after the media broke the …

#EndSARS Protests and Your Legal Rights if Arrested While Protesting in Nigeria

If you are a Nigerian living abroad or friends of Nigeria, this video from the #EndSARS London protest captures the ongoing nationwide protests against policy brutality across Nigeria. Sars stands for the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. If you are in Nigeria here is What You Should Know if Arrested While Protesting Chapter IV, Sections 39 and …

AML142: The Business of Music in North Africa

Too often, there is much discussion about Africa and its exploding music industry, with the exception of North Africa. The 142nd episode of The Africa Music Law Show begins to put a stop to that with its first-ever AML Middle East/North Africa Music Business Roundtable. Hosted by Ms. Uduak, producer of the show, and along …