COSON crisis: Efe Omorogbe, one other arrested, arraigned for forgery
The crisis rocking the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), a collective management society for musical works and sound recordings, got messier yesterday, as Police from Zone II Command Headquarters, Onikan, Lagos, arraigned the music promoter and founder Now Muzik Limited, before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for alleged impersonation and forgery. Omorogbe, 47, well known…
Tony Okoroji, wins Africa’s Patriotic Personality Award
The chairman of the Copyright Society Of Nigeria (COSON) Chief Tony Okoroji was yesterday bestowed with the prestigious Africa’s Patriotic Personality Award...
COSON seeks resignation of Justice Kafarati
For his role in what the organsiation described as “a frightening new assault on the Nigerian Judiciary”, members of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), have called for the resignation of the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Kafarati, The organisation, which has since January 15, 2018, been protesting at different…
Rumble in the house of COSON
Though the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) had made noticeable impact in the creative industry as the sole registered collective management organisation in the country, 2017 remains a landmark year in the history of the organisation.
Okoroji protests against AGF at Lagos court
The Chairman, Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Chief Tony Okoroji, yesterday began an indefinite one-man demonstration in front of the Federal High Court, Lagos.
Change of guard at COSON, as Efe Omorogbe steps in as board chairman
Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Africa’s fastest growing collective management society for musical works and sound recordings on Thursday, December 7, 2017 announced a change in its leadership with the appointment of Efe Omorogbe as its new Chairman.
Okoroji pledges support to new COSON executive
Tony Okoroji, the immediate past chairman of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) on Sunday promised to continue to share his wealth of experience with the newly elected executive of the society. Okoroji speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said that he was interested in the continuous progress of the society in future.…
FG committed to developing creative industry — Lai Mohammed
The Federal Government says it is irrevocably committed to growing the creative industry in view of its importance to the economy.
Entertainment programmes meant for Nigerians must be produced here, minister insists
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has denied saying that the Federal Government will ban the production of Nigerian movies and music abroad.
Foundation’s pre-emptive approach to rights infringements gathers steam
Increasingly, platforms of intellectual property domain are now more diffused with technology becoming more advanced. The need to capture areas often overlooked into rights campaign for the creators...