Intellectual property way out of youth unemployment – Musician


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Intellectual property way out of youth unemployment – Musician


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By Ozioruva Aliu

BENIN CITY – A United States of America (USA) based Nigerian musician, Adesotu Wogherien, aka BBO2 has said revenue from intellectual property is a way out of youth unemployment in Nigerian describing the Afrobeat genre of music as a billion dollars industry waiting to be tapped by youths in Nigeria.

He stated this in Benin City, Edo State, while briefing journalists on his new record label called Big Manity music which he said would be used to launch young Nigerians into the music industry as part of his contribution to the society.

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 Wogherien said “When a president is elected in Nigeria, he will be asking for oil money. Today, intellectual property is big wealth. Somebody can write a song that will fetch him or her millions of dollars that will take care of generations.”

   He said he got inspiration to go into singing in Edo…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper