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24 May
On the 24th of May, Fast-rising Nigerian Artiste, Bad Boy Timz, has taken to social media to post drop a scanned copy of a lawsuit he has issued against his former record label, Anonymous music. This legal letter is a reaction to a video that was published on social media blogs on the 18th of…
2 Nov 2020
Johnny Depp has lost his libel case against the Sun newspaper over an article that called him a "wife beater" and there was “overwhelming evidence” that he had assaulted ex-wife Amber Heard. Depp, 57, had sued the British newspaper publisher, News Group Newspapers (NGN), and its executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an article that claimed…
14 May 2019
It is no longer ‘lies as usual’ when it comes to popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe as she has revealed that she will no longer tolerate any lies published about her in the media. The screen star disclosed that she is ready to legally challenge every false publication and has written her lawyer to that…
12 Aug 2018
Governor Samuel Ortom has threatened to institute a N10b-suit against the national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, as punitive, general, exemplary and aggravated damages for alleged defamatory and libelous publications against him. In a letter to the APC chairman by his lawyers, Samuel Irabor, dated August 10, 2018 and made available…
23 Apr 2018
Sen. Shehu Sani, has slammed a five billion counter claim in a Kaduna State High Court against Gov. Nasir El-Rufai for alleged libellous broadcast. Gov. El-Rufai had in February sued Sani demanding N500 million for alkeged defamatory statement contained in a publication. Sani, who represents Kaduna Central senatorial district, filed the Statement of Defence and…
11 Jun 2017
Court documents said writer Igal Sarna was ordered to pay 60,000 shekels ($17,000, 15,000 euros) in damages to Netanyahu and 40,000 shekels to his wife Sara, as well as a further 15,000 shekels for the couple's court costs.

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