NEWS | FREE BEAT | DJ MIX | OTHERS | SPORTS |


Burna Boy
Davido
Wizkid
Naira Marley
Olamide
Tiwa Savage
Rema
Teni
Kizz Daniel
Zlatan
Tekno
Phyno
Yemi Alade

« | »

Main Reason Why Court Ordered Toke Makinwa to Pay Ex-husband N1m

Published by on November 13th, 2020.


A court yesterday ordered Toke Makinwa to pay her ex-husband, Maje Ayida the sum of N1 million.

 According to details of the judgement given by Justice Olukayode Ogunjobi, of a Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square Thursday, the Air Personality (OAP) Omotoke ‘Toke’ Makinwa made the defamatory statements against her ex-husband, fitness entrepreneur Maje Ayida  in her 2016 book “On Becoming” published by Kachifo Ltd. 

 The Judge held that “after a careful consideration of the evidence before the court,” it found only the contents of page 54 line 11-16 and page 83, Line 1 of the 1st defendants book as defamatory.  The court found that Toke’s claim in those portions of the book that she gave Ayida N2,000 to give to a woman and that she got an infection through him, were unproven.  

 Page 54, line 11-16 reads: “He dropped me off but asked if I had two thousand naira, he wanted to leave it at the gate for his cousin who was visiting. I gave him the money. I stupidly paid for Anita’s transport and I couldn’t speak up. I was in shock.”Page 83, line 1 reads: “He had given me an STI (sexually transmitted infection) in the past.” 

The Court awarded N500,000 as damages against each of the 1st and 2nd defendants to any charity organisation of the Ayida’s choice.  The court further granted an injunction preventing Makinwa and Kachifo from producing copies of its book with the defamatory words in pages 54 and 83.  Justice Ogunjobi further gave the defendant 30 days from its judgment to delete and remove the said defamatory words from unsold copies of the book in the defendants custody. 

Ayida filed the suit marked ID/ADR/820/2017 through his counsel Kemi Pinheiro SAN leading Adetokunbo Davies.  Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika SAN represented First and second defendant Makinwa and Kachifo Ltd.  In his February 15, 2109 amended statement of claim the claimant contended through Pinheiro that his estranged ex-wife was obsessed with social media and fame and had made several defamatory statements on several pages of the book, including but not limited to pages 44, 48, 52, 54, 63, 64, 82, 83, 92 and 128. 

The Claimant told the court that he was a prominent and reputable businessman and professional from a well-respected family who works within the Health and Wellness Industry with great potential for success, besides being a columnist in the two most widely read newspapers in Nigeria. He averred that the defendants published, the words complained of “knowing they were false, or recklessly as to their truth or falsity… having calculated that the benefit to them would outweigh any compensatory damages the Claimant may be entitled to and by reason of which the Claimant is entitled to aggravated damages.” 

He further contended that the defendants ”willfully and maliciously” proceeded to “wickedly and falsely portray” him as a person of undesirable and questionable character, following which his “hard-earned reputation” was seriously damaged.  The Claimant shall at the trial contend that the book has elicited numerous adverse comments from members of the public on social media which are very derogatory of the Claimant.

Copies of some of these comments shall be relied upon at trial.

TRENDING SONGS

Song Download Mp3_Music_Wahala by Highsow(M&M by Kflow) Song Download mp3 music_highshow_ft_Samdot_Shina Song Download Mp3 Music_Make Me Smile_Fizzy ft Highshow &Bbless Song Download app_Sketchware pro Song AD purpose: Get in here to get your hair(promo on now) Song Download Music Mp3_KillerBoy_Enemy Song Download Music_Whyn Am For Me_Freshkid_ft_Mirable&&Starboi

CLICK TO DROP YOUR COMMENT

Share this post with your friends on


2 Responses

    1. Sonia from delta state

      - 11:13 am

      Wow I don’t know this artist but this song is too great I confess I hope it spread very far and wide.

    1. SPEEDOMITA

      - 5:52 pm

      chai! I love this beat
      guys make una live it for me oo

Leave a Reply

NOTE:- Make your comment a bit long to get it approved.



Go Back To The Top

« | »


Looking for something? Search below