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Chairman of Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS) Reflects on World Intellectual Property Day 2024

On this auspicious occasion of World Intellectual Property Day 2024, the Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS) Chairman, Mr. Mahmood Ali-Balogun, extends warm greetings to all stakeholders in the creative and innovative industries. World Intellectual Property Day, celebrated annually on April 26th, serves as a global platform to raise awareness about the importance of […]

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AVRS Holds 7th AGM, Approves Royalties Distribution To Members

The Audio-Visual Rights Society (AVRS), on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, convened its 7th Annual General Meeting in Lagos during which it adopted and approved its audited financial statement for the year ending December 31, 2022, as presented by the firm of Olukayode Timehin & Co. Board of the Society, which is the nation’s sole collective

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AVRS Successfully Holds Select Stakeholders’ Forum In Port Harcourt

On September 19, 2023, prominent figures gathered in the resource-rich state of Rivers. This event marked a significant achievement for the Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS), the sole collective management organization responsible for audiovisual works in Nigeria, as it successfully hosted a select stakeholders’ forum for both the creators and consumers of audiovisual

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6TH AVRS AGM HOLDS ON NOVEMBER 10, 2022

Preparations have been concluded for the 6th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nigeria’s sole copyright collective management organization for audiovisual works and cinematograph films, Audio Visual Rights Society Ltd/Gte. (AVRS), which is scheduled to hold on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 10.30AM. According to the Acting General Manager, Mrs. Olubukola Adeyemi who recently came back from Harare, Zimbabwe where she has represented AVRS and Nigeria in a copyright and collective management for

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AT STAKEHOLDERS FORUM 2019, AVRS GETS CHARGE TO LICENSE USERS

Key industry players and top stakeholders of the audiovisual sector of the Nigerian entertainment industry have charged the leadership of the Audiovisual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS) to ensure that it provides efficient and cost effective means of not only representing the right owners but also ensuring that right users begin to pay for rights

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RMD, EMEKA MBA, OBI ASIKA TO HEADLINE MAIDEN AVRS STAKEHOLDERS AND USERS FORUM

Popular Actor Richard Mofe Damijo, former Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Emeka Mba and Chairman of Social Media Week, Nigeria Obi Asika will headline the maiden edition of the stakeholders and users forum organized the Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS), Nigeria’s primal and sole Collective Management Organization (CMO) for cinematography

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PRESS RELEASE: MAHMOOD ALI-BALOGUN’S 2ND COMING, EMERGES AVRS CHAIRMAN

Prominent Nollywood Filmmaker, Mr. Mahmood Ali-Balogun has been elected as the chairman of Audio-Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS). Mahmood polled nine of the 15 directors’ votes against the incumbent chairman, Mr. Bond Emeruwa who has led the board since 2016. The election which returned Mahmood Ali- Balogun as the chairman of AVRS took place

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AVRS HOLDS SECOND AGM

Filmmakers will begin to enjoy dividends from their works, like their counterparts in the music sector. Chairman of Audio-Visual Rights Society (AVRS) of Nigeria, Mr. Bond Emeruwa made the disclosure during the second Annual General Meeting of the society which held at the NAN Hall, National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, penultimate Wednesday. Emeruwa who urged members

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