Naija’s popular blogger, Linda Ikeji is to face a lawsuit of 50million.
Reports emerged that a Lagos lawyer, Babalola Olumide filed a suit against the blogger for using his picture against his permission and associating them with crimes.
It was gathered that the lawyer had sent the popular blogger a message to take down the stories, which he claimed caused him mental and psychological torture and violated his constitutional rights.
…but the blogger refused.
Hon. Justice.O.H Oshodi reportedly issued an injunction which prevents the blogger from further use of the lawyer’s pictures, adding that she will be reprimanded in prison custody if she disobeys.
In suit No. LD/3265MFHR/2016 before Hon. Justice O.H. Oshodi, the lawyer sued the blogger for damages in the sum of N50, 000,000 (Fifty Million Naira) for the unauthorized use of his picture on her blog for crime-related stories which he claimed has subjected him to mental and psychological torture in violation of his constitutional right to dignity of human person and freedom from degrading treatment.
Pending the time of the hearing of the main suit, Justice O.H. Oshodi granted an injunction restraining Linda Ikeji from further use of the lawyer’s picture otherwise she would be committed to prison for contempt of court.
PM News obtained the copy of the court order which was granted on the 12th of May, 2016, wherein the court restrained the blogger from further publishing Mr. Olumide Babalola’s pictures for crime-related stories
Source: Green News.