60 years on stage: Mixed bag of puzzle, fairy tale for Morocco Maduka
I went fully into music in 1962 after my secondary school, though I had started playing music while I was still in secondary school. My father was not okay with it; he thought I was going to end up a hooligan, as he wanted me to become either a lawyer or medical doctor.
PMAN Calls On NCC To Revoke COSON’s Operating License
The Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN), has called on the Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) to revoke the license of Copyright Society Of Nigeria (COSON)
Malami to deliver keynote address at COSON lecture today
The Attorney -General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Alhaji Abubakar Malami SAN, will today deliver the keynote address at the 2019 COSON Lecture...
COSON Week: Emeka Mba To Deliver 2019 Lecture
Former Director-General of the National Film & Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and former Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Emeka Mba will deliver the 2019 COSON Lecture, one of the key events of the biennial COSON Week, which holds on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at the COSON House Arena, Ikeja, Lagos.
COSON drags Access Bank to court over unlawful seizure of funds
The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Nigeria’s copyright collective management organisations for musical works and sound recordings, has filed an action at the Federal High Court Lagos...
On No Music Day, copyright society cautions against division in creative industry
In September 2009, Nigerian artistes of different shades embarked on a weeklong hunger strike. The action, which was a result of the frustration caused by the devastating level of intellectual property theft in the country, was a prelude to what has become today, No Music Day in Nigeria.
Nigeria, not the first to regulate online TV, radio operation
The news of Federal Government’s plan to license online TV and radio stations last Friday has generated mixed feeling among Nigerians. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had stated in Abuja that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the licensing of WebTVs and radio stations...
Like COSON like governance in Nigeria
Watching Okoroji and Ajayi submit their cases as proponent and opponent in the life of COSON on Channels TV as Otaigwe and Alero stand as moot judges, one is reminded of everything about governance or corporate governance...
COSON approves 40 million naira as specific distribution to members
At the 9th Annual General Meeting of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), which held at Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, on May 20, 2019, the members approved the sum of =N=40,000,000.00...
Court orders NCC, First Bank to unfreeze COSON account
An Ikeja High Court Judge, Justice Y.R. Pinheiro has struck out the Interpleader Action brought by First Bank (Nig.) Ltd against COSON over the freezing of the bank accounts of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) by First Bank. By the decision of the court, COSON has regained full access to all its funds at First…