Tag: libel

Bernard DayoJuly 1, 2019

The Big 5: Ruga settlement is to resolve farmer/herder conflicts – Presidency; Atiku slams N2.5bn libel suit against Buhari’s aide | Other top stories

Here are the ones we saw today: No media blackmail can stop Saraki’s prosecution – EFCC The Economic and Financial Crimes ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

Sahara Reporters asks court to set aside judgement awarding N4bn to Saraki

Online news website, Sahara Reporters, has asked a Kwara state high court to set aside the judgment which awarded N4 ...

AzeezJune 30, 2017

Libel: I will collect my N4bn from SaharaReporters – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said he would collect every penny of the N4 billion awarded to him against publisher ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 2, 2017

NPA MD files N1bn libel suit against Breaking Times

by Dolapo Adelana The managing director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Mrs Hadiza Bala Usman has instituted a N1 billion libel ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 30, 2017

Magu writes Sun Newspaper, demands N5bn for libel

by Dolapo Adelana The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, is seeking a N5 ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 26, 2017

Melaye is no different from Babangida and his killer squad | Sowore vows to fight to death

by Dolapo Adelana Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters has said he is ready to die to ensure Nigeria takes ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 4, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Propagandocracy and the Buhari Media Center

The Buhari government is an absolute propagandocracy, that is, a government conducted by intentionally false and manipulative information. And this ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

SaharaReporters publisher, Sowore defeats Obanikoro in US court

A defamation suit filed by former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro against publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore has ...

RoqeebahJanuary 23, 2017

Understanding the Nigerian Army’s statement on the arrest of Dapo Olorunyomi of Premium Times

Earlier today, the Nigerian Army did something that would on the surface appear to have exonerated them from the allegations of ...

AzeezSeptember 25, 2016

Lai Mohammed threatens to sue newspaper over ‘Change Begins With Me’ report

Minister of Information and Culture has threatened to sue the Daily Independent newspaper over a report on the ‘Change Begins With Me’ ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 21, 2015

Lai Mohammed threatens to sue Olisa Metuh

National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Lai Mohammed, may go after his counterpart, Olisa Metuh of the Peoples Democratic ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 8, 2014

Obasanjo stopped from publishing autobiography

by Kolapo Olapoju Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has been ordered to stop plans to publish his autobiography, titled ‘My Watch’. ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 13, 2014

Dangote cement to sue Zambian Minister for libel

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Zambian subsidiary of Dangote cement has sued Fackson Shamenda, the country’s labour minister for libel and ...

writerAugust 4, 2014

2face gets apology from magazine over adultery (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju Nigerian Pop legend, 2face Idibia has received an apology from soft-sell magazine, Icon weekly for its libelous ...

February 26, 2013

Mind what you tweet – You can be sued!

by Brian Wheeler The law concerning Twitter is clear – if you make a defamatory allegation about someone you can ...

November 8, 2012

“You will name our sponsors in court” – Dino Melaye threatens to sue Okonjo-Iweala

by Isi Esene Dino Melaye is not taking things lightly with the co-ordinating minister of the economy and minister of ...

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