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Watch Entertainment Law in Nigeria with Nollywood Veteran RMD @RMofeDamijo

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It’s Friday and a great time for a ‘Flashback Friday’ video featuring the Nigerian Bar Association’s (NBA) 11th Annual Business Law Conference’s panel session titled, ‘The Changing Face of the Entertainment Industry – Prospects and Opportunities.’ Hosted by popular actor and filmmaker Richard Mofe-Damijo aka RMD (who is also a lawyer), the session saw some AML lawyer subscribers as part …

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AML 074: Entertainment Law Roundtable: Nigerian Entertainment Lawyers Weigh in on The P-Square Breakup Saga

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For three weeks, Nigerian iconic music band P-square has dominated social networks and news headlines with the breakup saga among bandmates Peter and Paul Okoye; and their now former artist-manager Jude Okoye. Last week, the band allegedly finally made up. This week, a panelists of experienced Nigerian entertainment lawyers join host Ms. Uduak, on the 74th episode of The Africa …

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AML 041: Meet LEGAL BYTE, Nigeria’s Newest Media, Technology & Entertainment Law Firm!

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Nigerian entertainment lawyers Mustapha ‘Lumi’ Olumide, Fawehinmi ‘Foza’ Oyinkansola and Iredumare Ojengbede Opeyemi have collaborated to form Nigeria’s newest game changing media, technology and entertainment law firm called Legalbyte. In the 41st episode of The Africa Music Law Show (AML), firm partners Foza and Lumi join AML host Ms. Uduak for a very engaging and insightful discussion on the business of music …

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Introducing the Nigerian Entertainment Lawyers Group on Facebook, Where the Brightest Legal Minds Gather!

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UPDATE: If you are a musician, filmmaker, fashion designer or other creative talent/ professional looking for an entertainment lawyer of Nigerian heritage in the UK, Nigeria, US or Canada, you can: Find an attorney through the Nigerian Entertainment Lawyers Group.  Look through the membership, select who you feel is best for you, research and make the contact; or Find an attorney …

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Africa Music Law™ Welcomes its First Intern Ms. Ollachi Holman! (@enzetweets @africamusiclaw)

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Happy Friday AML people! I am happy and excited to introduce you all to Africa Music Law™ (AML’s) first intern, Ms. Ollachi Holman! Ollachi aka Enze has been an avid reader of AML for a while now. She says her “guilty pleasure” is the “Celebrities Behaving Badly” features on AML. She also enjoys the “Music Law” features and will be contributing to the aforementioned categories …

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11 Nigerian Entertainment Lawyers You Should Know

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UPDATE: Introducing the Nigerian Entertainment Lawyers Group on Facebook Over the years, I have received tons of emails requesting I mentor and/or provide advice to law students, and/or young lawyers on how to break into the entertainment industry, as a lawyer. After recently receiving a handful of such requests from both Nigerian and non-Nigerian young lawyers and law students, I …