Nigeria Radio’s Day Without Music

Radio stations in Lagos have largely observed a call by Nigerian artists for a “No-Music Day” to protest at piracy and the non-payment of royalties.

The BBC’s Fidelis Mbah in the city says some stations have instead played foreign music.

A musicians’ spokesman said that many stations and nightclubs see obtaining music licences as an “alien idea”.

Last week, a group of Lagos musicians organised an ongoing hunger strike to protest at rampant piracy.

read about it here: source


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