A Federal High Court in Lagos has mounted November 5 to listen to a swimsuit by a musician, Olumuyiwa Danladi a.okay.a Danny Young, in opposition to hip hop star Tiwatope (Tiwa) Savage, for alleged copyright infringement.
Young is in search of N205 million in damages in opposition to Savage for allegedly, utilizing his musical work titled ‘ONE’ with out lawful authority.
The swimsuit, marked ‘FHC/L/CS/230/2019’ is pending earlier than Justice Mohammed Liman.
Joined as second defendant within the swimsuit is Savage’s former document label Mavin Records
Mavin Records was based in 2012 by document artist and producer, Don Jazzy.
The ‘Omo Lepa’ hit singer filed the swimsuit by way of his counsel, Mr Justin Ige, of Creative Legal, claiming the sum of N200 million in damages in opposition to the defendants for copyright violation.
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He can also be claiming N5 million as value of motion, in addition to demanding an account for income accrued to the defendants from the usage of the infringing musical work titled ‘ONE’
The plaintiff filed the swimsuit since February 13.
The court docket has consequently, now set down the swimsuit for particular listening to on November 5.