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    GOSPEL SINGER MERCY CHINWO FILES 2 BILLION NAIRA LAWSUIT AGAINST OBIDIZ FOR USING HER NAME FOR HIS SONG TITLE

    Mercy Chinwo, a popular gospel artist, has filed a lawsuit against Obidiz, a secular musician, for using her name and image in a derogatory manner in his latest single titled “Mercy Chinwo.” The lawsuit demands that Obidiz immediately remove the song from all music digital platforms and promotional videos, and issue a public apology to Chinwo. Failure to comply could result in a fine of up to N2 billion. This news has been reported by multiple sources,

    The lawsuit has caused a stir in the Nigerian music industry, with many artists and fans expressing their support for Chinwo and condemning the unauthorized use of her name and image. Obidiz’s camp has not yet issued a public statement in response to the lawsuit.

    The upcoming artist has used Mercy Chinwo‘s name as the title of his song. He also used her to cite an example of a wayward, club-loving girl.

    “She dey share me the cake, but she no want commit. Mercy Chinwo for church, but for club na Cardi B sef”, Obidiz said in the lyrics.

    The letter reads.

    1. That you immediately CEASE AND DESIST from any further use of the name and image of Our Client in promotion of your music.
    • That you take down or cause to be taken down, the song titled “Mercy Chinwo” which you published on be taken down immediately from all music digital platforms including Spotify, Apple Music, Sound Cloud, and any other platform whereby you made such publication.
    • That you take down or cause to be taken down, the promotional video containing the image and clips of Our Client from all social media platforms including YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and any other social media platform where you made such promotion.
    • That you immediately make public an apology in writing, addressed to Our Client and publicized on all social media platforms whereby you express a retraction and remorse for the harassment, defamation of character, and unauthorized use of Our Client’s name and image.

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