June 20, 2018

Musician drags 9mobile to court


Musician and former Executive Director on entertainment matters to erstwhile governor Adams Oshiomole, Mr. Maleke Moye, has dragged telecommunications giant, 9mobile, to the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos.

The suit, which was recently instituted against the telecommunications giant is asking for the payment of damages to the tune of 500million Naira for the unauthorized copying, theft, sale and continuous resale for of sixteen different music tracks of Mr. Maleke as ring tunes on its website for a period upwards of seven years.

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Speaking with journalists, Moye lamented the huge financial loss he had suffered over the years due to the display of recklessness by the telecommunications giant.


He also said all attempts to open communication channels with 9mobiles parent company were frustrated.

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The matter was adjourned till a later date for continuation of hearing.


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