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Anti-open Grazing law: FG Backs Herdsmen Planned Suit against South Governors
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Anti-open Grazing law: FG Backs Herdsmen Planned Suit against South Governors

Moves by herdsmen to sue southern governors over the anti-open grazing bill they recently signed into law, has gotten a support from the federal government. Special Assistant (Media) to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Dr Umar Gwandu in an interview with Punch, said Nigerians whose rights had been violated could go to court to seek protection. Most southern states, including Lagos, Ondo, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Abia, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Enugu, and just recently, Delta and Ogun states, signed the anti-open grazing bill into law. It was also gathered that police commands differed on the enforcement of the law. While Ebonyi and Osun state police commands said they would enforce the law. A source in the Lagos State Police Command told the publicati...
Jeffrey Epstein’s accuser Virginia Giuffre sues Prince Andrew for allegedly sexually assaulting her at age 17
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Jeffrey Epstein’s accuser Virginia Giuffre sues Prince Andrew for allegedly sexually assaulting her at age 17

Jeffrey Epstein's accuser, Virginia Roberts Giuffre has filed a lawsuit in New York alleging that UK Royalty, Prince Andrew sexually abused her when she was 17 years old. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court on Monday, August 9 which happens to be Giuffre’s 38th birthday, claims that she was forced to have sex with the Duke of York three times as ordered by the late Epstein. Giuffre alleges that convicted and now dead pedophile, Epstein or his alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell instructed her to have sex with the UK royal. Prince Andrew has always denied having sex with Giuffre, as well as denied knowing her. He has even suggested that an infamous photo of him with his hand around Giuffre’s waist is fake. ‘Today my attorney filed suit against Prince Andrew for sexual ...
DJ Cuppy Gives Update on her Legal Case with Davido’s Logistics Manager, Israel Afeare
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DJ Cuppy Gives Update on her Legal Case with Davido’s Logistics Manager, Israel Afeare

DJ Cuppy has taken to Twitter to update her followers after threatening to sue Israel Afeare for defamation. The DJ said she has decided not to proceed with the case since he has apologized. She tweeted: "Update: Following the public apology of Isreal Afeare, I have decided to no longer proceed with the lawsuit and have instructed my lawyers accordingly. "As social media users, I hope we can all learn from this, and ensure that we have valid facts before we speak on matters."   Recall that following DJ Cuppy and Zlatan's fallout, Israel had gone online to claim that Zlatan is ignoring Cuppy because he didn't make "one kobo" from their Gelato collaboration.   Cuppy responded, saying she did not breach her contractual agreement regarding the song Gelato...
Zahra Buhari To Sue Sahara Reporters Over N51 Billion Fraud Story
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Zahra Buhari To Sue Sahara Reporters Over N51 Billion Fraud Story

President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Zahra Buhari-Indimi, has threatened to sue SaharaReporters over a publication exposing how a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Nasiru Haladu Danu and some top officials of the Nigeria Customs Service recently defrauded the Nigerian government of N51 billion. Zahra made the threat in a letter signed by her counsel, Nasiru Adamu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), to the newspaper. SaharaReporters had reported how Danu and some top Customs operatives diverted over N51 billion meant to improve the agency’s revenue. A source said the fraud, which implicates the Comptroller General of the NCS, Col Hameed Ali (rtd), was named “Revenue Assurance Fraud" by some officials of the agency. Another source said N2.5 billion was als...
101 Boko Haram Suspects Sue Nigerian Government For N303 Million
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101 Boko Haram Suspects Sue Nigerian Government For N303 Million

Some suspected Boko Haram insurgents have urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to declare their detention for 12 years without trial as illegal and unconstitutional. Through their lawyer Mr Ahmed Adetola-Kazeem of the Prisoners’ Rights Advocacy Initiative (PRAI), they are praying for an order directing their unconditional release forthwith. They also seek an order of perpetual injunction restraining the respondents from further interfering with their fundamental rights in any manner. The Attorney-General of the Federation, the Inspector-General of Police, the National Security Adviser (NSA) and the Controller-General of the Correctional Service are the respondents. The applicants seek an order directing the Federal Government to pay them N303million as compensation for the...
Congressman, NAACP sue Trump and Giuliani over Capitol riot
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Congressman, NAACP sue Trump and Giuliani over Capitol riot

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Rep. Bennie Thompson, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, have sued former US President Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and two right-wing extremist groups, alleging they conspired to incite the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.   The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday, February 16, in Federal District Court for the District of Columbia, alleges that Trump and Giuliani, in collaboration with the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers, conspired to incite the riot to keep Congress from certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election.   It claims they did so in violation of the Ku Klux Klan Act, a Reconstruction-era statute designed to protect both formerly enslaved Afric...
‘See You In Court’ – DJ Cuppy To Sue Israel DMW
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‘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.”
Barcelona To Sue Neymar For £9m
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Barcelona To Sue Neymar For £9m

La Liga giants Barcelona are suing former star Neymar a total of £9million after overpaying the Brazilian during his first two years at the Nou Camp due to a tax miscalculation. Neymar, who is now at PSG following his £198m transfer in 2017, has been engulfed in legal battles with Barca in the past, claiming previously that the club owed him a total of £38m (€43m) in unpaid bonuses. The 28-year-old was forced to pay the club £5.9m (€6.7m) after losing the case and now Barca are making another attempt to reclaim some money, with the Spanish giants seeking to address the tax error, as detailed in El Mundo. The report states that after concluding the tax inspection covering the 2015 financial year, Barcelona have discovered that they paid Neymar excessively and are now looking to cla...
SERAP to sue Nigerian Government and ‘compel’ Buhari administration to protect citizens
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SERAP to sue Nigerian Government and ‘compel’ Buhari administration to protect citizens

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said that it will sue the Nigerian Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari. The suit, according to SERAP, will also compel the government to protect the lives and properties of Nigerian citizens.   According to the rights group, SERAP - who on Wednesday submitted a report to the International Criminal Court informing them of the alleged killing of protesters by the Nigerian military - the suit comes after the inability and unwillingness of government to stop the ongoing crisis in the country caused by the government's refusal to meet the demands of the #EndSARS protesters. "President Buhari’s government seems unwilling or unable to stop the violence, looting and killings by armed thugs in Lagos and other...
Akeredolu’s Son To Sue Ondo Deputy Governor, Agboola Over Allegation Against Him
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Akeredolu’s Son To Sue Ondo Deputy Governor, Agboola Over Allegation Against Him

Babajide Akeredolu, the Son of Governor of Ondo State, Governor has threatened to sue the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi over alleged claim of receiving a commission of N433m from a N4.3bn found in a secret account of the State Government by the previous government in the state. Agboola Ajayi, made this statement during his campaign rally on Saturday, at the Odigbo Local Government Area of the state. According to him, he quoted that the Governor's son made a whopping sum of N433m from the N4.3bn stashed in a secret account of the state government. Babajide Akeredolu who took to his twitter handle to react to the claim said he will wait till the Deputy Governor loses his immunity before suing him. "I am actually glad there is finally a face behind this accusation an...
PDP Reps Sue Malami, Lai Mohammed, NBC Over New Broadcasting Code
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PDP Reps Sue Malami, Lai Mohammed, NBC Over New Broadcasting Code

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives have sued the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN; Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; and the National Broadcasting Commission over the 6th National Broadcast Code recently released by the National Broadcasting Commission. Chairman of the PDP caucus, Mr Kingsley Chinda, told Saturday PUNCH on Thursday that the lawmakers would also sue the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.); Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Sen Chris Ngige; Minister of State, Festus Keyamo, SAN; and the National Directorate of Employment over the recruitment of 774,000 for the Federal Government’s Public Works Scheme. Chinda said, “We cautioned that ...
PDP Reps To Sue Buhari, Keyamo Over 774,000 Jobs
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PDP Reps To Sue Buhari, Keyamo Over 774,000 Jobs

The Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives threatened to take legal action against regime led by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and top officials of the Federal Government for allegedly undermining the National Assembly, especially on the Special Public Works Scheme by the Federal Government. The PDP caucus, which said it had “unequivocally rejected and dissociated itself” from the programme, “strongly” admonished its members to ignore the letters written to Senators and House members by state coordinators of the National Directorate of Employment on behalf of the Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Productivity, Festus Keyamo (SAN). The lawmaker particularly accused Keyamo and the NDE management of disregarding the parli...
Fasoranti, Clarke, Nwodo, 13 Others Sue Buhari Over Lopsided Appointments
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Fasoranti, Clarke, Nwodo, 13 Others Sue Buhari Over Lopsided Appointments

Eminent socio-cultural leaders from southern and middle-belt Nigeria have sued the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for N50 billion over marginalisation of the people of the region in the appointments to security, quasi-security agencies and “strategic agencies” of government. The 16 plaintiffs filed the suit marked, FHC/ABJ/CS/595/2020, at the Federal High Court in Abuja on June 8, 2020. Among the plaintiffs are an Ijaw leader, Chief E. K Clarke, the Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dr John Nwodo, a leader of the Middle Belt people, Dr. Pogu Bitrus. They also include Dr Pogu Bitrus, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, Alaowei Bozimo, Mrs Sarah Doketri, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife, Air Commodore Idongsit Nkanga, a former Deputy Gove...
Baby mama saga: Davido allegedly Begins process to sue bloggers for false report
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Baby mama saga: Davido allegedly Begins process to sue bloggers for false report

Uche Maduagwu claims Davido spoke to him about his intentions to sue Ghanaian and Nigerian bloggers for the fake reports of his infidelity. According to the controversial actor, Davido spoke to him over the phone and has talked to his lawyers to sue all the media houses that spread the false reportage. Uche revealed that the whole story was concocted to keep him and Chioma apart but that propaganda won’t work. Uche shared: “Stop hallucinating, @davidoofficial has no 4th baby mama, it was all a prank from spiritual haters. Just got off the phone with David, like seriously, how can haters go to spreading fake news in Naija? It’s obvious the spiritual battle for the by fire by force separation of Davido and Chioma has just been taken to a bizarre level, and trust me, this ti...
Citizens Have Right To Sue Govt Over Lockdown, South African President Tells
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Citizens Have Right To Sue Govt Over Lockdown, South African President Tells

As legal challenges to the South African government’s COVID-19 lockdown mount, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday he could not stop anyone taking them to court. “Since the start of this crisis, a number of people have exercised their right to approach the courts,” Ramaphosa wrote in his weekly letter to the nation, adding this was a normal tenet of constitutional democracy. Ramaphosa chose to address the issue as the country heads into its eighth week of lockdown and voices criticising the government’s measures grow louder. Although the country had more than 15,500 confirmed cases by Sunday, more than 7,000 have recovered and 264 have died. Many argue that the health services have had enough time to prepare for the “peak” of infections, expected from July. Of great...
Benue COVID-19 Index Case Threatens To Sue FG If She Is Not Released Within 7 Days
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Benue COVID-19 Index Case Threatens To Sue FG If She Is Not Released Within 7 Days

Susan Idoko, the Benue state COVID-19 index case, has threatened to sue the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC if she is not released from the Abuja isolation center within the next seven days. Idoko has been having a faceoff with the government since she was diagnosed with the virus. She has been in isolation for 53 days now without showing any symptoms of the disease. She insists she doesn’t have the virus. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Wednesday, said Mrs. Idoko had refused to let the NCDC and other medical personnel take her samples so they can do a final test on her before she is discharged Addressing newsmen in Abuja on Friday May 15, her lawyer, Mr. Steven Eke said his client has lost confidence in the capabilities of the NCDC. He said Mrs. Idoko demand...
Critic, Uche Maduagwu Threatens To Sue Government If It Imports Covid-19 Herb From Madagascar
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Critic, Uche Maduagwu Threatens To Sue Government If It Imports Covid-19 Herb From Madagascar

In his usual criticism, Nigerian actor and online critic, Uche Maduagwu has stood against the government over its plan to import Madagascar Covid-19 herbal cure into Nigeria. Uche stated this in a post he shared alongside video of him angrily warning and advising the government to look into involving the Nigerian herbal practitioners who are also capable of producing Nigerian made Covid-19 herbal solution. He conclusively stressed that if government is looking for anywhere to borrow wisdom before it can heed to his advice, ex-BBNaija reality star, Mercy Eke is always available. Read his excerpt and watch the video below; “I will sue the government if they try to import any herb from #Madagascar without meeting with all the herbal practioners who claim to have a cure for #...
COVID-19: Nigerian Lawyers Sue China For $200b
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COVID-19: Nigerian Lawyers Sue China For $200b

A coalition of Nigerian legal experts have filed a class action suit against the Peoples Republic of China over the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic effect on Nigerians. They are demanding $200 billion as damages for the “loss of lives, economic strangulation, trauma, hardship, social disorientation, mental torture and disruption of normal daily existence of people in Nigeria.” A statement by the lead counsel, Prof. Epiphany Azinge (SAN), whose firm, Azinge and Azinge, is championing the action, said they had concluded pleadings for the class action against the Chinese government. Azinge is a former Director-General of the Nigeria Institute of Legal Studies (NIALS) and a current member of the Commonwealth Arbitral Tribunal London, representing Nigeria and Africa. He said...
Rape Threat: Bello El-Rufai To Sue Samuel Ogundipe
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Rape Threat: Bello El-Rufai To Sue Samuel Ogundipe

Bello El-rufai, son of Nasir El-rufai, governor of Kaduna State has threatened to file a lawsuit against a journalist who published his misconduct on Twitter. The young El-rufai had at the weekend threatened to gang rape the mother of his rival on the micro-blogging site. TODAY POLITICS alongside other new medium reported the argument between the duo. Although his mother initially supported him, she has apologised for backing her son’s misconduct saying she reacted before understanding what led to the dispute. But on Monday, Mr El-rufai threatened to sue Samuel Ogundipe, a journalist with Premium Times, one of the mediums that published the story. He described Mr Ogundipe as a columnist of the opposition party. “Oh @SamuelOgundipe, our hired PDP columnist, you in particular w...
I Will Sue Bonfrere To Clear My Name On Selling USA ’94 Game – Clemens Westerhof
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I Will Sue Bonfrere To Clear My Name On Selling USA ’94 Game – Clemens Westerhof

Last week, former Super Eagles coach, Bonfrere Johannes hugged the headlines when, in an interview, he granted a radio station, he alleged that his former boss, Clemens Westerhof “sold the 1994 World Cup group match between Nigeria and Italy for $100,000 US Dollars”. Nigeria lost that match 1-2, after leading 1-0 and dominating the Italians for most of the match. The media made a feast of it as the story raised a lot of questions that have remained unanswered. The man in the eye of the storm and former Eagles coach, Clemens Westerhof has vowed to clear his name, claiming that his former assistant and the Atlanta ’96 Olympic-gold medal winning coach, Bonfrere should be ready to prove his allegations in a court of law in Nigeria. In an interview with Sports Vanguard yesterday, Weste...
Small Businesses Sue China For $8 Trillion Over Coronavirus Pandemic
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Small Businesses Sue China For $8 Trillion Over Coronavirus Pandemic

While several companies all over the world have been shut down due to the Coronavirus pandemic, a group of small businesses in the US have come together to sue China for trillions of Dollars. The small business group including Cardiff Prestige Property, Little Saigon Chamber of Commerce, First Premier X and others in California have filed a lawsuit against the People’s Republic of China, the City of Wuhan and that country’s Health Commission. According to the document, obtained by TMZ, the group claims the Chinese government knew as early as mid-November that they were dealing with a “new” and potentially deadly virus, but covered up the severity of the illness. The lawsuit, which this coalition is aiming to make a class-action by inviting similarly affected businesses across ...
Coronavirus: Funnybone threatens to sue Nigerian photographer who arrived from London sick and still showed up for AMVCA
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Coronavirus: Funnybone threatens to sue Nigerian photographer who arrived from London sick and still showed up for AMVCA

Nigerian comedian, Funnybone has threatened to sue Nigerian documentary photographer, Seun O who arrived from London sick and still decided to turn up for Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) which was held on March 14, in Lagos. It was reported earlier that Seun O confirmed that he was feeling unwell after a documentary producer warned of a suspected case of coronavirus who might have attended the AMVCA and interacted with a number of Nigerian celebrities. He however never disclosed his health status after the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) sent over a team for a medical test. Funnybone has however revealed his plans of suing Seun who arrived from London sick and yet decided to attend the AMVCA. The comedian who revealed that he tested negative for the virus, add...
Wife of late basketball player Kobe Bryant sues Helicopter company for killing her husband and daughter
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Wife of late basketball player Kobe Bryant sues Helicopter company for killing her husband and daughter

The wife of late basketball star Kobe Bryant identified as Vannesa Bryant has sued the company that provided helicopter service that led to the death of her husband Kobe and daughter Gianni Bryant. The company now identified as Island Express Helicopters and Island Express Holding Corp. has been sued by Vannessa who is seeking general damages, economic damages and punitive damages. She blamed the helicopter company for her loss and alleged that Island Express was only permitted to fly under visual flight conditions which means that on that day, the bird shouldn’t have been in the air. The lawsuit states: “Defendant Island Express Helicopters’ breach of its duty and negligence caused the injuries and damages complained of herein and Plaintiffs’ deceased, Kobe Bryant, was kille...
Nigerians Sue Gbajabiamila, House Of Reps Members Over Plan To Spend N5bn On 400 Cars
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Nigerians Sue Gbajabiamila, House Of Reps Members Over Plan To Spend N5bn On 400 Cars

Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives and all members have been sued by some concerned Nigerians for wanting to spend N5billion to buy 400 exotic cars for principal officers and members. Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 192 concerned Nigerians filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to restrain Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives and all members from spending N5billion to buy 400 exotic cars for principal officers and members. The lawsuit also seeks the a court order to and stop the National Assembly Service Commission from releasing any public funds to the House of Representatives to buy 400 Toyota Camry 2020 model cars estimated to cost $35,130 per car. The suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/205/2020 ...
Akothee vows to sue local publication over ‘fake’ reports of daughter’s road accident
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Akothee vows to sue local publication over ‘fake’ reports of daughter’s road accident

Kenya richest artist, Akothee, received shocking news that her daughter and alleged lover, MCA Tricky were involved in a grisly road accident and it tore her to pieces. Reading the reports from a local publication, Akothee cringed at the news – a heart almost growing cold – with the thoughts of her daughter´s alleged tragedy. The story's headline reads: 'Breaking News: MCA Tricky and Rue Baby involved in a grizzly road accident.' A story dated the 3rd of February 2020, but the publication´s name not shown. Akothee shared the screenshot on Instagram before revealing: 'Ish ?‍♂️?‍♂️?‍♂️ this thing made me piiii on myself ,I almost caused an accident myself.' Screaming louder, Mama Rue Baby penned: Who are this idiots wishing my children bad luck, I called my daughter...
Dolapo Badmus Denies Saying Men can Sue Women who Refuse to come to their house after sending transport fare
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Dolapo Badmus Denies Saying Men can Sue Women who Refuse to come to their house after sending transport fare

Zone 2 Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus has debunked report of her saying that men can sue women who refuse coming to their house after sending transport fare. The report alleged that she said the lawsuit is backed by Act 29:Section 132 of the criminal code and can attract a 5 year imprisonment sentence. However in an Instagram post, Dolapo Badmus dissociated herself from the report and further described it as a "false statement". She wrote; Disclaimer!!! MY ATTENTION HAS BEEN DRAWN TO THIS FALSE STATEMENT CIRCULATING PURPORTEDLY FROM ME! I DID NOT AT ANY POINT MAKE THIS STATEMENT AND IN MY USUAL CHARACTER IF I HAVE MADE IT I WILL STAND BY IT BUT NEVER AT ANY POINT HAVE I MADE SUCH! I HEREBY DISASSOCIATE MYSELF FROM IT! THANK YOU.  
Lawyer sues CBN over card maintenance fee
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Lawyer sues CBN over card maintenance fee

A Lagos-based lawyer, Mr Olumide Babalola, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to declare as anti-people the N50 quarterly card maintenance fee recently introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria. The lawyer, through the suit, is urging the court to nullify the December 20, 2019 circular issued by the CBN to all banks and non-bank commercial institutions for the enforcement of the card maintenance charge. Babalola contended that the N50 card maintenance charge was in bad faith, against public interest and urged the court to declare it null and void. He prayed for an order of perpetual injunction restraining the CBN and others from charging the N50 card maintenance fee, saying it was “merely an avenue to generate income for commercial banks at the expense of the public.” The lawy...
Ondo Pastor arrested over missing child sues DSS, demands N100 compensation
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Ondo Pastor arrested over missing child sues DSS, demands N100 compensation

Just after his church, Sotitobire Miracle Centre in Akure, Ondo State, was set ablaze by an angry mob over claims that the corpse of a one-year-old boy, Eniola Kolawole, who went missing on November 10 during a service at the place had been dug out from a section of the auditorium, Pastor Alfa Babatunde has dragged the Department of State Services to a Federal High Court sitting in Akure, over his arrest and continued detention by the secret police. Babatunde in the suit filed by his counsel, Akinyemi Omoware, said his continued detention by the DSS without being charged to court was an abuse and violation of his fundamental human rights. He noted that he had been arrested for over eight days and had remained in leg chains in DSS custody without food. Joined in the suit filed ar...
Timi Frank Distance Self From N40bn Claim, Challenges FIRS To Sue Him
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Timi Frank Distance Self From N40bn Claim, Challenges FIRS To Sue Him

Timi Frank distance self from N40bn claim, insists N90bn diverted for 2019 election Challenges FIRS to sue him A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has distanced himself from the report of PRNigeria claiming that only N40 billion were stolen from the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to prosecute 2019 election by the ruling party. The outspoken activist said his earlier position that about N90 billion were diverted to prosecute the 2019 general election for the government of the day has not changed. Frank demanded an apology from the authority of the FIRS for saying that he was been used to fabricate lies against the revenue generating agency, adding that he is a man of integrity. ...
Kim Kardashian sues doctor for using her name to promote vampire facials
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Kim Kardashian sues doctor for using her name to promote vampire facials

Kim Kardashian is suing an Alabama doctor for using her name and face to promote the vampire facial. Back in 2013, Kim Kardashian introduced the vampire facial to viewers while filming an episode of "Kourtney and Kim Take Miami". Years later, Alabama doctor, Charles Runels began using Kim's name and likeness to promote his vampire facial treatment. Kim Kardashian's attorney has now filed a lawsuit against Doctor Charles Runels and the Cellular Medicine Association for using her photos without her permission. The 39-year-old's attorney filed the complaint for "copyright infringement, infringement of registered mark, false association, violation of the right of publicity and California common law trademark infringement," according to E! The court document states: "Defendant ...
George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin’s family and prosecutors for $100 million
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George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin’s family and prosecutors for $100 million

George Zimmerman, the watchman who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012, has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Trayvon's family, a publishing firm and a law enforcement agency for defamation and "malicious prosecution." The former Florida neighbourhood watchman filed the suit on Wednesday, December 4. The lead defendant is Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mother. Zimmerman, tried and acquitted of homicide charges in 2013, now claims police and prosecutors conspired with Martin’s family to defame him and created a conspiracy in an attempt to convict him of murder. He alleges false evidence was used against him during his trial and cites a documentary that accuses the Martin family of engineering a phony testimony. The allegations in Zimmerman’s lawsuit are bas...
Sue Me Or Shut Up – Tuface Tells Blackface
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Sue Me Or Shut Up – Tuface Tells Blackface

Nigerian singer Tuface has reacted to Blackface's continous threat of suing him on air and via social media. The ex-band member of defunct Plantashun Boiz who is celebrating his 20 years on stage anniversary alleged that what Blackface has done so far is to engage in a smear campaign. Tuface told newsmen that his former bandmate has a problem but no one knows what the problem is. He said "Let me put it like this, you just go on air and start spinning lies. I have never said or done anything bad to Blackface, but he just goes on air and starts lying all the time because he wants to spread hate. It is a smear campaign. "He keeps saying he is going to sue me, so I am saying sue me! You know say I no thief your song, you just want people to hate me. Stop the nonsense. Anytime h...
Cindy reacts to being called out by boutique owner, promises to sue (listen to voicenote)
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Cindy reacts to being called out by boutique owner, promises to sue (listen to voicenote)

Cindy has reacted to being called out by a bouqitue owner over not fulfilling her own side of an agreement after allegedly being given a free dress. The reality show star who was heard talking in a voicenote that has gone viral, described the boutique owner as a clout chaser and also promised to sue her over alleged defamation. Listen to the voicenote below; However reacting to the viral voicenote, the boutique owner promised to meet Cindy in court. She also vowed to bring in other vendors who Cindy allegedly "disappointed". See her posts below; Cindy reacts to being called out by boutique owner pic.twitter.com/xPBx5MEHoi — Ebube Favour (@EbubeFavour4) November 1, 2019
Abdulmumin Jibrin sues segalink, demands N3bn compensation for ‘defamation’
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Abdulmumin Jibrin sues segalink, demands N3bn compensation for ‘defamation’

A member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin has sued human rights activist and social media influencer Segalinks with real names as Segun Awosanya over defamation of character. According to the lawmaker, Segalink had tweeted about him having foreign accounts and hiding it. Jibrin through his lawyers have asked Segalink to publicly apologise for the statement and pay a sum of N3,000,000,000 as damages, else they would be heading to court. Segalink has also replied asking Mr Jibrin to bring it on, while also saying, he is not the originator of the story, but Nigerian newspapers. His tweets below...    
Ferrari Threatens To Sue Designer, Philipp Plein For Advertising His Shoes On His Car
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Ferrari Threatens To Sue Designer, Philipp Plein For Advertising His Shoes On His Car

According to the cease and desist letter that fashion designer Philipp Plein recently received from Ferrari, Ferrari’s lawyers wants him to delete an Instagram post that showed his sneakers on the bonnets of his two parked Ferraris. I mean the one that features a limited edition pair of Plein’s $800-plus PHANTOM KICK$ sneakers sitting atop of Plein’s $350,000-plus(₦127m+) green Ferrari 812 Superfast, with Ferrari’s word mark and legally-protected prancing horse logo front and center. The letter reads: “Ferrari’s trademarks and model cars are associated in your pictures with a lifestyle totally inconsistent with Ferrari’s brand perception, in connection with performers making sexual innuendos and using Ferrari’s cars as props in a manner which is per se distasteful,” “...
Shatta Bandle angrily threatens to sue all companies using his image for adverts without his permission
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Shatta Bandle angrily threatens to sue all companies using his image for adverts without his permission

Diminutive Internet personality, Idris Firdaus aka Shatta Bandle, who came into the limelight after his claim of being the richest man in Africa went viral, has threatened to sue all companies who are using his image to promote their products and events without his express consent. The livid self-acclaimed millionaire, took to his InstaStory to fume about this occurence. He sternly threatened to sue these companies and urged his ever growing followers to inform him should they come across billboards with his image. He wrote; “Incase you spot any bill board with Bandles image, kindly let us know so that legal actions will be taken. Thank You.” The Audio money star has received several ambassadorial deals since he came into the limelight as he has become an influential personalit...
Sex For Marks: UNILAG Lecturer To Sue Lady Who Posted ‘Defamatory Tweet’
Education

Sex For Marks: UNILAG Lecturer To Sue Lady Who Posted ‘Defamatory Tweet’

Fassy Yusuf, a lecturer at the University of Lagos, has asked Precious Okhimamhe, a social media user, to provide evidence of sex-for-grades allegation she levelled against him. In the heat of a BBC documentary exposing randy lecturers at the University of Lagos, many had taken to Twitter to share their experiences. Tweeting via the handle @pretyprexy, Ohkimamhe had said a friend of hers listed Yusuf as a randy lecturer. “A friend of mine who graduated from Unilag just told me some names. Dr Fassy Yusuf . . . Your time is coming. #SexForGrades,’” she had written in the tweet which went viral. But in a letter dated October 9, Yusuf gave Okhimamhe seven days to prove this allegation of face legal action. “In the last forty or so hours, I have been inundated with phone call...
Professor Ransford Gyampo To Sue BBC Over ‘Sex For Grades’ Scandal
Education

Professor Ransford Gyampo To Sue BBC Over ‘Sex For Grades’ Scandal

A Political Science lecturer at the University of Ghana (UG), Professor Ransford Gyampo has threatened to initiate a legal action against the BBC over its "Sex for grades" documentary which mentions him [Gyampo] as one of the lecturers who offer grades to students in exchange for sex. In a radio interview with Accra based Citi FM on Monday, Professor Gyampo denied abusing his power to make sexual advances towards students Professor Gyampo was allegedly implicated in the “sex for grades” investigations carried out by BBC Africa Eye. "You've also seen the video, have you seen anything called sex for grades [in the video]. How can you engage in so-called sex for grade relationship with somebody who is not a student in the first place..., I didn’t see anything like that [in the vide...
Sue Me, Stop Threatening Media Houses – Timi Frank To Osinbajo
Politics

Sue Me, Stop Threatening Media Houses – Timi Frank To Osinbajo

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has challenged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to sue him instead of threatening Media Houses over his latest revelation of N90 billion used for the last general elections. Frank said he was anxiously waiting to receive court summon from the Vice President, assuring that such move will afford Nigerians and the international community opportunity to hear more about the activities of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) pastor (Osinbajo). He also asked Osinbajo to resign as VP to give room for thorough investigation and unbiased prosecution in court, saying "this is important so as not to influence the judiciary as well as use public funds to pursue the...
Osinbajo Threatens To Sue Those Spreading Fake News About Him On WhatsApp
Politics

Osinbajo Threatens To Sue Those Spreading Fake News About Him On WhatsApp

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has threatened to deal with all those making “libelous” claims against him on social media. Osinbajo specifically mentioned popular social media platform, WhatsApp, as one of the medium being used by the people he described as “faceless”. The Vice President gave the stern warning through his spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a tweet sighted early Wednesday. Osinbajo who said such claims were “false”, however, promised to identify all those responsible, and make them face the full wrath of the law. This comes barely 24 hours after the Vice President threatened Vanguard with libel suit for running a story against him courtesy Timi Frank. Osinbajo through his counsel, Femi Falana, SAN, is demanding a retraction of the story and well publi...
Yung6ix to sue after being racially profiled and arrested in the US (video)
Celebs

Yung6ix to sue after being racially profiled and arrested in the US (video)

Nigerian rapper, Yung6ix has vowed to sue after being racially profiled and arrested by a Jeweler in the United States. Yung6ix who shared a video after he got out of jail, said he spent the last few hours wondering if he was going to be another innocent black man getting f—ked by the system. He wrote; Was wrongfully accused by kays jewelers. Spent the last few hours wondering if I was gonna be another innocent black man getting f—k by the system. I’m going to be pressing charges for racial profiling #blacklivesmatter.   View this post on Instagram   #yung6ix promises to sue after being racially profiled by a #jeweler in the US and getting arrested A post shared by Mci (@mycelebrityandi) on Sep 18, 2019...
Kizz Daniel Denies Supporting Biodun Fatoyinbo, Vows To Sue Vanguard Newspaper
Celebs

Kizz Daniel Denies Supporting Biodun Fatoyinbo, Vows To Sue Vanguard Newspaper

Fly Boy INC. boss, Kizz Daniel has denied ever supporting embattled COZA pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo in the ongoing rape scandal. Remember, Timi Dakolo’s wife, Busola Dakolo had voiced out in an interview claiming she was raped as a teenager by the pastor, which caused an outrage amongst Nigerians including the celebrities. News also had it that, Kizz Daniel via his Fly Boy INC. page had slammed those celebrities against the man of God as brainless. The lead act has now released a statement via his official Instagram handle denying the claims and promising to sue anybody or website claiming these. He wrote; “God will punish you both now and in eternity @iamkyno — you and all the people behind you. I’m coming for you with all I’ve got Oga and | swear, you go feel am. My atte...
Falana To Sue Judge Over Inspection Of Detention Facilities
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Falana To Sue Judge Over Inspection Of Detention Facilities

HUMAN rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has threatened to file a suit against the Chief Judge of the Federal High court, Justice Abdukadir Abdu-Kafarati, if he fails to direct the Judges of the Federal High Courts in Nigeria to conduct monthly inspection of detention facilities of agencies of the Federal Government. Falana, in a statement, said: “If our request is not granted within seven days of the receipt of this letter, we shall not hesitate to file a suit at the Federal High Court seeking to compel your Lordship to carry out your duty under section 34 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act.” Female judges and gender stereotypes, He said that the directive of the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, has become necessary, in order to put an end to the illegal deten...
Ubi Franklin Dupes Davido And Chioma, Chef Chi Set To Sue
Celebs

Ubi Franklin Dupes Davido And Chioma, Chef Chi Set To Sue

Recently, Davido's girlfriend, Chioma Roland, popularly known as Chef Chi, took to her Instagram page to alert the public of her desire to sue someone. It is alleged that the young chef who turned 23 last year was hinting on suing Ubi Franklin. The businessman, who is the owner of Made Men Music, Instant Group of Companies, and a host of other businesses, was allegedly paid to facilitate the cooking show sponsored by Dunes Abuja but has not done much. The cooking show has been highly anticipated by many, because publicity for it started since 2018. According to Chef Chi and Davido's posts earlier this year, it was supposed to start airing in February but nothing has been announced. Rumour has it that all is set as Davido went all out and even purchased a restaurant for Chef Ch...
IOS Developers Sue Apple Over App Store Fee
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IOS Developers Sue Apple Over App Store Fee

About Two iOS developers have sued Apple and are seeking class-action status for their case, Apple has for years maintained a monopoly over the sale and distribution of iOS apps, and they’re sueing the tech giant in a US federal court in an attempt to break its “improper monopolization of this market.” The lawsuit seeks class action status, so it could potentially represent anyone who’s ever sold an iOS app in the US. Apple of course only allows iOS apps to be installed on iPhones and iPads from the Apple App Store and charges developers a commission for any sales. The suit claims that Apple’s 30 percent cut is “overly expensive” and that its $99 annual developer fee has “cut unlawfully into” developers’ potential earnings. The developers also complain that because the App St...

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