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N2m copyright suit: Tiwa Savage, Danny Young agree on out-of-court settlement

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Former Mavin female act, Tiwa Savage has reached an out of court settlement with Olumuyiwa Danladi a.k.a Danny Young, who accused her of lifting lyrics from his song without giving him credit, and also profiting from his intellectual property thereof.

The agreement between the pair was revealed during the resumed hearing of the N200 million lawsuit instituted by Danny Young against Tiwa Savage, at a Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Danny Young’s lawyer, Justin Ige, told the court that the respondents (Tiwa Savage and Mavin Records) have reached out to his client and requested that the case be settled out of court.

Ige told Justice Mohammed Liman that talks have already begun between both parties.

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The lawyer asked for a short adjournment to enable the parties to update the court on the matter and Justice Liman adjourned the matter till December 3 for the parties to conclude talks on the dispute

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