Nigerian superstar singer, Tiwa Savage will be appearing in court on November 5, 2019, either in person or by proxy, as a lawsuit of N205 million which was filed against her by another musician, Olumuyiwa Danladi a.k.a. Danny Young in February of this year has pulled through for hearing.
Danny Young, through his counsel, Mr Justin Ige of Creative Legal, is claiming the sum of N200 million in damages against Tiwa Savage and former record label, MAVIN Records, owned by Don Jazzy for copyright violation. The plaintiff is also claiming extra N5 million as cost of action.
In the suit FHC/L/CS/230/2019 before Justice Mohammed Liman of Federal High Court, Lagos, Danny Young accuses Tiwa Savage and MAVINS Records of allegedly using his musical work titled “One” without his expressed authorization and thus infringing on his copyright.
The court, on the strength of the suit has now set November 5, 2019 for definite hearing of the case.