Wow! See How Much Paul Play Is Suing Etisalat/Nigerian Idol, Over Unlicensed Usage Of His Song!

RnB crooner, Paul I.K Dairo has sued Etisalat and Optima Media Group, the organizers of the music talent show, Nigerian Idol show for the unlicensed usage of his song, Mosorire. He accused them of reproducing his song on the show and airing it on air as well as their you tube channel without his consent.

According to reports, the media group/organizers ignored Paul Play and his lawyers when they had initially written to them. This left Paul Play no

choice other than to drag the organizers to court.

Paul Play has sued them for N200m for special and general damages for the flagrant and unlawful exploitation of his copyrighted work. The case is expected to be heard in court soon.

Is this the right step for Paul Play??? Let’s know your views….

See some of the court documents below:


  1. Yes. He’s right if within d armpit of d law they’re guilty y not? If d said song is actually his, i think there’s nothing more painful if with all d labour some1 is reaping were they never sow.

  2. Paul has a case! It is trite law that in copyright if the owner/author can sucessfully prove ownership/authorship for a work the suit will avail him..


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