Iyabo Ojo slams Naira Marley with N1bn lawsuit after he threatened to sue

Nigerian actress, Iyabo Ojo has counter-sued famous rapper, Azeez Fashola also known as Naira Marley for ‘deliberately misleading the public’.

She is demanding N1billion damages from the artiste after being earlier served a N500 million lawsuit by his lawyers for defamation of character.

CorrectNG reported days ago that Naira Marley took legal steps against the movie star, and demanded a public apology or be ready to pay N500 million in damages.

In response, Iyabo called out the singer’s legal team for not serving her the lawsuit by hand or through mail, and instead preferring to disseminate it online.

The document read in part:


TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that, our client finds your client’s demands as spurious, frivolous and clout chasing but shall initiate an action in the event your client fails to do so. Our client shall be claiming the sum of ONE BILLION NAIRA (N1, 000, 000, 000.00) deliberately misleading the public a letter was served on her with the intent of causing grievous harm which have indeed led to grievous loss of income and lower her standards amongst right thinking individuals, Nigerian and International associates, corporate institutions and reputable companies our client works for as ambassadors and/or COUNTER-CLAIM against your client in the sum of ONE BILLION NAIRA (N1, 000, 000, 000.00) for first bringing to the media and/or public, a letter addressed to her BUT DELIBERATELY NOT DELIVERED/SERVED.”

Sharing the legal letter, she wrote: “RESPONSE TO THE LETTER FROM MR OLALEKAN OJO SAN DELIBERATELY CIRCULATED OVER SOCIAL AND PRINT MEDIA WITHOUT DESERVING COURTESY TO SERVE ME. I look forward to hearing from them in no distant time, please. Yours sincerely, Iyabo Ojo.”

See below:


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *