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COSON set to distribute royalties

11 December 2014, 14:14

Lagos - The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has announced that it will soon start distributing royalties for musicians, reports Nigerian Entertainment Today(NET)

 It made this known at its Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) will take place on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at the Oranmiyan Hall of Lagos Airport Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos.

The main agenda of the meeting is for members to pass a resolution to approve this year’s distribution of music copyright royalties after which distribution shall commence immediately.

Also read:COSON may resume war with broadcasters

Speaking on this year’s distribution, General Manager of COSON, Chinedu Chukwuji said: that COSON wants a more vibrant and rewarding music industry where intellectual property is given the respect it deserves.’

 The annual distribution by COSON is in line with the society’s core mandate to license the use of music and to distribute royalties to right owners.

This would be the fourth  time  that COSON ensures that musicians are compensated and their intellectual properties are protected.

Read more at NET

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