Nigerian artist Oladapo Oyebanjo known as D’banj has slammed a N1.5 billion lawsuit against Seyitan Babatayo who accused him of rape.
D’banj through his lawyer Mike Ozekhome also asked Seyitan to desist posting offensive posts and tweets about the alleged rape incident against the Afro-pop artiste.
Ozekhome is demanding that “the sum of N1,000,000,000.00 (One Billion Million Naim) only” be paid to D’banj which represents “general, damages over the untold embarrassment, derision, public ridicule, odium, obloquy, marital disharmony, mental agony and psychological trauma which the Defendant’s tweets and publications have caused the Claimant.”
Another N500 million was requested by Dbanj’s lawyer for “representing aggravated, punitive and exemplary damages” in the allegation against the singer.
Prior to the lawsuit, D’banj’s lawyer had demanded that Seyitan pays the sum of N100m within 48 hours or risk legal action after the rape allegation became public in…
Source: Guardian Newspaper