Lagos - Veteran R&B star Paul I.K Dairo is mad at Etisalat and Optima Media Group who stages the yearly Nigerian Idol show, and have decided to sue, reports Information Nigeria
The artist is aggrieved that the telecommunications giant and the reality TV show reproduced his hit song Mo sorire, on the show and in their Youtube channel without proper permission.
According to a source, Paul Play would not have sued if they did not turn deaf ears to his laywers who met with the companies.
Paul Play is filling a N200 million suit for special and general damages for the flagrant and unlawful exploitation of his copyrights.
The case is expected to be heard soon.
Paul Play who is still in the process of resurrecting his music career, entered came to limelight in 1999 after reworking on his father’s song Mo So Rire.
Paul Play is the son of legendary Highlife musician I.K Dairo.
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