Danny Young Has Sued Tiwa Savage to Court for Copyright Infringement

Popular Nigerian singer Olumuyiwa Danladi a.k.a Danny Young has filed a law suit against African bad girl Tiwa Savage and his former record label boss Don Jazzy over copyright infringement. A Federal High Court in Lagos has therefore fixed November 5 2019 for hearing in a suit filed by a Nigerian musician, Olumuyiwa Danladi a.k.a Danny Young against fellow musician, Tiwa Savage over alleged copyright infringement.

In the suit, labeled FHC/L/CS/230/2019 and pending before Justice Mohammed Liman, Danny Young is claiming N205 million in damages against Tiwa Savage for allegedly, using his musical work titled ‘ONE’ without lawful authority. Also joined in the suit is Mavin records boss and producer, Don Jazzy who founded the record label on May 8, 2012.

Danny Young filed a law suit through his counsel, Mr. Justin Ige of Creative Legal, claiming the sum of N200 million in damages against the defendants for copyright violation. He is also claiming N5 million as cost of action, as well as demanding an account for profits accrued to the defendants from the use of the infringing musical work titled ‘ONE’.

The Plaintiff filed the suit since February 13, 2019. The copyright suit filed against Tiwa Savage by Danny Young at the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has been slated for November 5, 2019.

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