Paul Play Dairo has filed a N200m lawsuit against Etisalat for using his song, Mosorire in its popular reality series, Nigerian Idol, without seeking his consent. In the suit filed at a Lagos High court in Nigeria and marked FHC/CS/581/2014, Optima Media Group was made co-defendant. Paul stated that the defendants had used his hit song, Mosorire, which he composed himself, to promote their TV show, Nigerian Idol in 2012 and 2013.
He alleged that during the course of the programme, a contestant was made to reproduce his song and sing it without his express permission as the owner of the song.
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