Tag: Piracy

Bernard DayoJanuary 8, 2019

A pirated copy of ‘Lionheart’ was recently sold in traffic and here’s why Nollywood urgently needs to tackle its piracy problem

Just four days after Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart arrived on Netflix, a clip of a pirated copy being hawked ...

AzeezOctober 20, 2017

How piracy of my films has made me lose so much money – AY

Comedian Ayo Makun popularly known as AY said he has “lost so much money” to piracy of his movies. The ...

RoqeebahAugust 1, 2017

Is Lai Mohammed really interested in the creative industry or are we just playing here?

“This is totally unacceptable! This Administration is determined to fight this scourge, and the good news is that we have ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 12, 2017

Opinion: Nigerian Music needs an evolution

by Gboyega Adeoya   The entertainment industry in Nigeria is not properly set up as has been mentioned on different ...

Op-ed EditorMay 5, 2017

Opinion: Piracy of “Against the Run of Play” – Examining the issues and proffering solutions

by Lawrence .C. Nnoli Ever since Olusegun Adeniyi, a former presidential spokesman for the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua launched ...

musicblogMay 3, 2017

The Music Blog: What artists can do to end the menace of free music downloading in Nigeria

NotJustOk is currently one of the most influential music platforms in Nigeria. The platform was founded in 2006 by blogger ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 1, 2017

“I feel pained losing revenue from online sales of #AgainstTheRunOfPlay” | Segun Adeniyi reacts to piracy of his newly released book

by Dolapo Adelana Author of ‘Against The Run Of Play’, Segun Adeniyi has expressed displeasure that his creative work has ...

EditorMarch 1, 2017

The Film Blog: The Wedding Party proves no one is safe from piracy

You’e not safe. Not even if you’re literally the biggest and most successful movie in Nigerian history. Sure, it makes ...

AzeezAugust 26, 2016

‘We have to stop this’ | Lai Mohammed supports fight against piracy

The Federal Government has shown its resolve to fight piracy by endorsing the newly introduced bar-cording technology by the Performing ...

SolaMay 9, 2015

Nollywood: Alaba market is our problem

by Anike Jacobs When some members of the Nigerian movie industry gathered to protest against piracy a few weeks back, ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 16, 2015

Intellectual imbeciles! Ali Baba takes a swipe at some Nollywood stakeholders

by Chinwe Okafor Piracy is an age long epidemic in the county and for some reason, it seems the time ...

Ada IgboanugoFebruary 16, 2015

Read AY’s open letter to the Police IG over movie piracy

by Chinwe Okafor The comedian turned movie producer, Ayo Makun cries out to the Police. Apparently, his popular movie, ’30 ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2014

Happy man: Kunle Afolayan says the response to ‘October 1’ has been ‘very positive’

by Cheta Nwanze Nollywood Producer and Director, Kunle Afolayan is momentarily delighted, as he says Nigerians have responded positively to ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 5, 2014

Gangster! Fans react to Kunle Afolayan’s destruction of pirated DVD’s in traffic (TWEETS)

by Kolapo Olapoju There’s no love lost between Kunle Afolayan and CD pirates and even hawkers. The award-winning Nollywood director ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 17, 2014

Has new movie-project thrown Saidi Balogun knee-deep in debt? [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Oh Piracy! Why have you bitten Saidi Balogun in the behind? Saidi Balogun is allegedly licking his ...

July 21, 2013

Chuba Ezekwesili: The positive effect of digital piracy and counterfeits (Y! FrontPage)

by Chuba Ezekwesili What’s the lesson? Never take things on face value. Every transaction has unintended consequences: good and bad. In ...

March 8, 2013

Play it safe: Microsoft warns software consumers on the dangers of piracy

by Isi Esene Although some computer users may actively seek pirated software in hopes of saving money, the chances of ...

September 16, 2012

Iheanacho, former minister, released from detention

by Isi Esene Emmanuel Iheanacho, the former minister of interior and owner of Integrated Oil and Gas has been released ...

September 15, 2012

Former interior minister, Iheanacho, arrested over stolen petroleum products

by Akan Ido Captain Emmanuel Iheanacho, the former minister of interior was yesterday arrested over involvement in the hijack of ...

September 13, 2012

Opinion: Is pirating books ever OK?

by Amanda Nelson If you haven’t paid for a book and it isn’t available in the public domain, downloading it ...

February 24, 2012

Stop! Asa raises alarm over ‘fake song’

by Hauwa Gambo   Below is text of a press release issued by the communication representatives for singer Asa: “It ...

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