Lagos - The Copyright Society of Nigeria
(COSON) has concluded plans for the inauguration of the Nigerian Digital Music
The inauguration scheduled for Lagos on Thursday was one
of the major resolutions adopted at the recent Nigerian Digital Music Summit.
Members of the monitoring group include top music
industry executives, copyright experts, government agencies and representatives
of telecommunications operators in the country.
Chinedu Chukwuji, General Manager of COSON said every
member of the monitoring group was carefully selected by the summit because of
the enormous task ahead.
The monitoring group has been given a timeframe of 12
months with which to implement the resolutions adopted at the summit.
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At the end of the 12 months, work done will be evaluated
and the next phase will kick off.
“It is our belief that this group which has some of the
best brains in the creative sector will bring about the revolution our industry
craves for,” said Chukwuji.
Last month COSON hosted the Nigerian Digital Music Summit
in collaboration with the Growth and Employment Project (GEM), funded by the
World Bank and domiciled in the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and
The summit had the theme, “Establishing the Basic Rules
of Engagement in the Digital Environment.”
The inauguration of the group follows rampant
counterfeiting in the local entertainment sector.
- CAJ News