Copyright Society Of Nigeria
Okoroji foresees bumper 2019 for COSON members
As business activities open this year at the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), chairman of the society, Chief Tony Okoroji, has asked members across the country to see 2019 as a year of tremendous growth. According to Okoroji, as the creative industry enters a new year with fresh leadership at the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC),…
COSON rejects APC and PDP presidential manifestos
Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Africa’s collective management organization for musical works and sound recordings, has rejected the presidential manifestos by the presidential candidates of both the All Progressive Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari and Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. COSON said on Monday said that after reading the #NextLevelNG manifesto of the APC and…
MSCN, COSON set for legal tussle over royalties
In the letter, MCSN, which was recently granted recognition by Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to act as a collective society, requested Okoroji to account for the monies he collected on the works of artists on MCSN’s repertoire.
Minister inaugurates anti-piracy committee
The inauguration followed last week’s visit to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, by the minister, to solicit the support of the Police in the fight against piracy.
COSON hosts, honours Lai Mohammed
The minister, who said he was very proud of COSON, thanked the organisation for the award and the hosting, which he described as “one of the best Saturday mornings” I have had.
MCSN woos COSON, seeks reconciliation of royalties
The letter, signed by MCSN’s Chairman, Orits Williki, and copied to the Director-General, Nigerian Copyright Commission, stated that areas, details and processes of collaboration would be explored and discussed on the receipt of COSON’s positive disposition to the invitation.
Enhancing intellectual property rights campaign through advocacy, scholarship, research
Igelige informed the select guests at the unveiling that included event chairman, Maj. Gen. Paul Ufuoma Omu (rtd), his wife, Senator Stella Omu, a retired Justice and former Dean, Faculty of Law, DELSU, Prof. Durobor Narebor, President, Isoko Development Union....
Government moves to reposition creative industry
The minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja when he received some officials of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) on a courtesy visit to his office.