Latest News

“Oloture”: Mo Abudu Clears Air Concerning Copyright Infringement Allegation

The movie, “Òlòtūré”, which has been making wave on Netflix, has been in the cause of controversy.

The movie produced by EbonyLife Film, and set in Lagos, looked into the story of a young, naïve Nigerian journalist who goes undercover to expose the shady underworld of human trafficking.

The CEO of Ebony Life Film, Mo Abudu, in a bud to clear the air about the allegation of copyright infringement made against her company by investigative Journalist, Tobore Ovuorie, has published a video on her personal Instagram page.

Journalist, Tobore Ovuorie is author of the article, “Inside Nigeria Ruthless Human Trafficking Mafia” which was published in August 2014, by Premium Times, with which the film is based on.

However, Mo Abudu, in the video, insisted that she and her company did the needful by getting in touch with Premium Times before producing the movie.

Premium Times, on it part, insists that Ovuorie cannot lay claim to the copyright of the story, stating that only the media company and it’s a partner of that project, Zam Chronicles, can lay claim to the copyright for the report based on Nigeria’s copyright law.

Here is her full statement.

Good morning

I would like to take a few minutes of your time today to shed some light on the recent allegations of copyright infringement made by investigative reporter Tobore Ovuorie against EbonyLife Films in relation to Oloture (the movie)

Please note that this recording is made available to all for information purposes only and we will therefore not be taking comments or answering questions on this video release.

I also stand as mentor to so many young girls and ladies, I never want to disappoint any of you, so again, I did this to give you all an understanding of the situation.

Thank you for taking the time to listen.

Mo Abudu
CEO EbonyLife Group




View this post on Instagram


A post shared by Mo Abudu (@moabudu)


Opt In Image
Join Station Magazine Tribe
Get Your copy of my ebook Now

Subscribe To Daily Email To Get an Ebook on Online Business Ideas

Get a Copy of my ebook on Online Business ideas that Assure You of Financial Freedom.

We won't disturb you with spams or temper with your privacy

About Author

Joshua Oyenigbehin is an introvert who is passionate about Storytelling, writing, and teaching. He sees his imagination as an unsearchable world, more magical than a fairyland. He has written a novel and working on another

Comment here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This