Libel: Court orders Sahara Reporters to pay N4bn as damages to Senate president, Bukola Saraki


    Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye of an Ilorin High Court in Kwara state, has ordered the publisher of online news platform, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, to pay the sum of N4 billion as damages to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over a series of libelous stories published on the news platform from September to December 2015.

    Saraki through his lawyer, Babatunde Olomu, approached the court for an intervention following the publication of series of stories against him by Sahara Reporters.

    Both Sowore and Sahara Reporters were joined as defendants in the suit marked as KWS/23/2017.


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