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[PROMOTED]#CLAPNG: COSON NIGERIA JUST ANNOUNCED ‘CLAP’AN ONLINE COPYRIGHTS LICENSING PLATFORM.

​Few days ago, COSON announced CLAP on it’s facebook page. CLAP is Coson Licensing Application Platform. It is a self help online copyright licensing platform that allows users of music for public or commercial purposes secure a COSON licence with ease. CLAP is a simple to use platform. All you need to do is visit… Continue reading [PROMOTED]#CLAPNG: COSON NIGERIA JUST ANNOUNCED ‘CLAP’AN ONLINE COPYRIGHTS LICENSING PLATFORM.

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[COPYRIGHT]#MP3: NIGERIAN DEEJAYS WILL NOW NEED A COSON LICENCE TO PLAY NIGERIAN MUSIC IN EVENTS AS COSON SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH DJAN TO END MIXTAPE PIRACY.

 COSON Chairman, Chief Tony Okoroji (Middle) and the Disc Jockey Association of Nigeria, (DJAN) President, Mr. Tade Adeyemi, a.k.a DJ Kool signing copies of the agreement at the landmark music copyright agreement signing ceremony held at the COSON headquarters, Lagos There is no doubt that in the past decade, Nigerian afro-pop or HIPHOP music popularly… Continue reading [COPYRIGHT]#MP3: NIGERIAN DEEJAYS WILL NOW NEED A COSON LICENCE TO PLAY NIGERIAN MUSIC IN EVENTS AS COSON SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH DJAN TO END MIXTAPE PIRACY.

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[BRAND]#FAIL: VOLKSWAGEN HAS AGREED TO PAY $14.7 BILLION ON DIESELGATE SCANDAL, FACES ANOTHER €8.2BILLION LAW SUIT FROM INVESTORS!

A US court has approved one of the biggest corporate settlements on record forcing German carmaker Volkswagen to pay $14.7 billion over the diesel emissions scandal. Under the settlement, Volkswagen (VW) agrees to spend up to $10 billion on buybacks and owner compensation. An additional $4.7 billion will go to programs to offset excess emissions… Continue reading [BRAND]#FAIL: VOLKSWAGEN HAS AGREED TO PAY $14.7 BILLION ON DIESELGATE SCANDAL, FACES ANOTHER €8.2BILLION LAW SUIT FROM INVESTORS!

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[BRANDWEEK]#REPORT: MTN NIGERIA SUSPENDS SHAREHOLDERS’ DIVIDEND PAYOUT.

MTN Nigeria has suspended dividends payouts from Nigeria, its third biggest market-​shareholders got the bad news few days ago. Third-quarter user numbers have fallen slightly – no thanks to a weaker showing in South Africa, where MTN vies for market share with Vodacom and Cell Companies. The telecoms company announced this in Johannesburg, as the… Continue reading [BRANDWEEK]#REPORT: MTN NIGERIA SUSPENDS SHAREHOLDERS’ DIVIDEND PAYOUT.

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[LEVELS] #FINE: APPLE JUST PAID $118MILLION TAX EVASION FINE TO JAPANESE GOVERNMENT.

Barely 24hours after Local authorities in Japan  ordered Apple to pay 12 billion yen ($118m) in taxes for allegedly underreporting earnings that were sent to a business unit in Ireland, an Apple business unit has since paid the amount, according to local broadcaster NHK . It is understood that the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau determined… Continue reading [LEVELS] #FINE: APPLE JUST PAID $118MILLION TAX EVASION FINE TO JAPANESE GOVERNMENT.

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[BRANDS] #FINE: APPLE JUST GOT SLAMMED $118MILLION FOR TAX EVASION IN JAPAN.

​Still basking in the success of its sold out pre-order sales of its flagship iphone 7, reports have confirmed that Tokyo authorities just imposed a back tax of $118 million on an Apple subsidiary over money transfers to Ireland, reports said Friday, as the IT giant’s tax payments come under global scrutiny. The Tokyo Regional… Continue reading [BRANDS] #FINE: APPLE JUST GOT SLAMMED $118MILLION FOR TAX EVASION IN JAPAN.

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[TELECOMMS] #FINES: NCC MAY SANCTION GLOBACOM ON INTERCONNECT VIOLATIONS. READ:

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to sanction Globacom for not adhering to the 10 percent threshold for interconnect traffic by telecom companies even as it says it has discovered 41 fake and unlicensed service providers operating in the country’s telecommunications industry. This is contained in the organisation’s 2016 Q1 Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Report… Continue reading [TELECOMMS] #FINES: NCC MAY SANCTION GLOBACOM ON INTERCONNECT VIOLATIONS. READ:

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[BRAND FAILS]#LAWSUITS: APPLE SUED OVER IPHONE 6 TOUCH SCREEN GLITCHES.

​A lawsuit filed in Silicon Valley federal court over the weekend accuses Apple of knowingly selling defective iPhone 6 models with screens that stop responding to touch. Attorneys representing the three Apple smartphone owners named as plaintiffs in the litigation asked that the case be granted class-action status to represent anyone in the United States… Continue reading [BRAND FAILS]#LAWSUITS: APPLE SUED OVER IPHONE 6 TOUCH SCREEN GLITCHES.

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[BRANDS MEETUP]#COPYRIGHTS: COSON NIGERIA SET TO MEET IN IBADAN THIS WEEK.

         Tony Okoroji-Chairman Coson ​Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) will hold a major stakeholders’ Forum for copyright owners and users in the South-West states of Nigeria in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Thursday, September 8. The event, which will be held at the main hall of Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre… Continue reading [BRANDS MEETUP]#COPYRIGHTS: COSON NIGERIA SET TO MEET IN IBADAN THIS WEEK.

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[CREATIVE WRITING] #COPYBLOGGER: LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT ENDORSES GUILD OF PROFESSIONAL BLOGGERS IN NIGERIA.

​Online media practitioners and bloggers have been asked to adhere to strict best practice and professionalism in the discharge of their duties. Hon. Steve Ayorinde-Lagos state commissioner for information and strategy. This remark was made over the weekend; in Lagos by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Steve Ayorinde during a courtesy visit… Continue reading [CREATIVE WRITING] #COPYBLOGGER: LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT ENDORSES GUILD OF PROFESSIONAL BLOGGERS IN NIGERIA.

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[BRAND NEWS] #TELECOMMS: GLOBACOM NIGERIA SACKS 54 OPTIMIZATION ENGINEERS. READ:

​Globacom, last Friday sacked 54 of its power engineers across the country and gave no official reason for the sacking. Sources learnt that the affected workers received official notification from the company that it no longer needed their services. It was gathered that the notice of the disengagement, it also instructed them to submit their… Continue reading [BRAND NEWS] #TELECOMMS: GLOBACOM NIGERIA SACKS 54 OPTIMIZATION ENGINEERS. READ:

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[BRANDWEEK] #BUSINESSREPORT: MTN RECORDS MASSIVE LOSS AFTER NCC FINE. READ:

​MTN Group Ltd. fell in Johannesburg trading as Africa’s largest mobile-phone company after reporting a first-half year loss after agreeing to pay fines levied against it following the violation of the sim registration deadline given by the Nigerian Federal Government last November. The shares dropped 2.5 percent to 138.13 rand by 11:25 a.m., after earlier… Continue reading [BRANDWEEK] #BUSINESSREPORT: MTN RECORDS MASSIVE LOSS AFTER NCC FINE. READ: