Wednesday, April 21

Tag: Libel

‘See You In Court’ – DJ Cuppy To Sue Israel DMW
Entertainment

‘See You In Court’ – DJ Cuppy To Sue Israel DMW

Remember Israel dmw allegedly claimed that cuppy didn’t pay Zlatan ibile for his service. Dj cuppy vows to sue Israel dmw to court for libel and defamation In her words he she said “ For the record... There have been no breaches of my contractual agreement regarding the song #Gelato as confirmed by lawyers... However, as @IsrealDMW publicly inaccurately declared I owe an artist money, I am suing him for libel and defamation... See you in court Isreal.”
Dangote Says His Ex-Girlfriend Tried To Extort $5 Million From Him
Scandals and Rumours

Dangote Says His Ex-Girlfriend Tried To Extort $5 Million From Him

Africa’s richest man, Alike Dangote, has told a U.S. court how his former American girlfriend, who exposed a part of his body via a social media post, is trying to extort $5 million from him. PREMIUM TIMES exclusively obtained the documents of a civil suit he filed with a pseudonym against the lady identified as Autumn Spikes at a Miami-Dade County Court in Florida, United States of America. The wealthy businessman used the pseudonym, John Doe, with AD, that stands for the ‘acronym’ for his name, Aliko Dangote, as his alias. He seeks “excess of $30,000” in damages against Ms Spikes. One of the court documents filed by the plaintiff on January 22, is titled, ‘Complaint petition for declaratory judgment complaint for (about) extortion petition for injunctive relief’. The d...
Politics

Libel: Atiku Sues Lauretta Onochie, Demands N2.5 Bilion In Damages

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday showed up at the registry of the FCT High Court in Maitama where he signed his witness deposition on oath in a libel suit against Lauretta Onochie, an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari. Atiku was accompanied by his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), who filed the suit on his behalf, to the office of the Commissioner for Oaths where he signed the deposition in the suit asking for a N2.5billion in damages. Daily Trust reports that Atiku, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the February 23 poll, sued Onochie for her alleged libelous tweet via her Twitter handle on May 7. The post allegedly suggested that Atiku was on the watchlist of security operatives in the United Arab Emirates and had travelled to shop for ...
Sowore Reacts To MFM Libel Suit Against Him And Sahara Reporter
Politics

Sowore Reacts To MFM Libel Suit Against Him And Sahara Reporter

Presidential aspirant of the AAC, Omoyele Sowore has reacted to the N10bn libel suit filed against him and Sahara Reporters at the Akwa Ibom High Court, by Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministry (MFM), a Christian based organization in Nigeria. In his reaction on his Facebook Page, Sowore simply dismiss the case as ”Nothing To Worry About!”, apparently considering it as non-threatening to his Presidential ambition. He further claimed that ”Earlier this Year This Same “Pastor” And GO Olukoya Sent A UNILAG Alumni Official, Aaron Akinloye To Ask For A Meeting Between Him, The New Vice Chancellor Of UNILAG, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe And Myself, Aaron Claimed He (Olukoya) Was Doing Wonders For UNILAG And Wanted Me To Stop SaharaReporters From Negative Reporting Against Pastor Olukoya, I Ref...
MFM Files N10bn Libel Suit Against Sowore, Sahara Reporters
Celebs, Religion

MFM Files N10bn Libel Suit Against Sowore, Sahara Reporters

The General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry, Dr Daniel Olukoya, has filed a libel suit against the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Mr Omoyele Sowore, demanding N10bn in damages. In the suit filed before the Akwa Ibom State High Court in Uyo, the MFM founder said he was constrained to take legal action against Sowore, his online platform, Sahara Reporters Incorporated and the Incorporated Trustees of Sahara Media Foundation for their alleged failure to desist from publishing false and malicious articles against him and his church, MFM, since 2013. The cleric said despite complaints, Sowore and his Sahara Reporters remained intransigent and continued to publish offending stories about him and his church. Olukoya said he had earlier demanded that Sahara Reporters ...
Frank Ocean Defeats Father’s $14.5m Libel Lawsuit
Entertainment

Frank Ocean Defeats Father’s $14.5m Libel Lawsuit

Frank Ocean has won the libel lawsuit filed against him by his father, Calvin Cooksey. The lawsuit, which sought $14.5 million in damages, claimed Cooksey lost “financial opportunities in film and music” after Ocean discussed his father’s use of homophobic slurs in 2016 Tumblr post.  Judge Stephen V. Wilson stood by his claim that Ocean’s statements did not definitively prove that his father was a bigot, the judge ruled that his father had “failed to meet necessary elements to make his defamation claim.” Frank’s attorney, Keith Bremer, confirmed the ruling to Pitchfork. “I am sorry that my client had to go through this and am glad that we could bring closure,” he said.

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