"Okafor's Law""I'm speaking with my lawyers" - Jude Idada on 'theft' of plot by Omoni Oboli
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“Okafor’s Law””I’m speaking with my lawyers” – Jude Idada on ‘theft’ of plot by Omoni Oboli

play Jude Idada and Omoni Oboli A Canada-based writer, Jude Idada, recently accused Omoni Oboli of stealing his story and idea for her new movie "Okafor’s Law." In an exclusive chat with Pulse Nigeria, the scriptwriter spoke on sharing his story with the public, getting a response from Oboli, copyright law in Nigeria, among others. play Jude Idada ALSO READ: OMONI OBOLI RESPONDS TO REPORTS THAT "WIVES ON STRIKE" WAS STOLEN FROM SPIKE LEE’S MOVIE I decided to speak out because I kept receiving reports that Omoni Oboli was maligning my person to people, saying I stole her story. And filmmakers in Nigeria who know the truth were incensed. They urged me to speak out and not take it lightly. I was hesitant because as at the time, I realized that it was a version of my story that had been slightly tweaked and shot, the film was already selected for the TIFF city by city showcase along seven other Nigerian films and I didn’t want whatever I said to tarnish the image of Nigeria or still the thunder of the other films. Since a scandal on copyright issues, if I legally sought an injunction will result in the […]

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