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|Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by sosanova: 9:29pm On Mar 03, 2015|
[b]Senior Advocate of Nigeria and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress has issued a seven-day ultimatum to Femi Fani-Kayode to apologize over his “defamatory statements” against him.
In a letter dated February 28 addressed to Mr. Fani-Kayode, who is the Director of Media and Publicity of the Peoples’ Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization, Mr. Osinbajo demanded N2 billion as damages.
He also demanded an immediate retraction of the “offensive and derogatory” publication and an apology on four Television channels and national newspapers.
“Be advised that if we do not receive your formal retraction and apology and damages as demanded within seven days of receipt hereof, we shall proceed with our client’s instructions to seek appropriate legal remedies for your publication and dissemination of defamatory statements,” Mr. Osinbajo wrote, through his lawyer, Femi Falana, also a senior advocate.
Last Friday, Mr. Fani-Kayode, a lawyer, had convened a press conference in Abuja where he alleged that the APC’s vice presidential candidate had sworn an oath to vacate his seat should the party win the forthcoming election.
According to Mr. Fani-Kayode, Bola Tinubu, the APC’s National Leader, had nominated Mr. Osinbajo as part of “plans to come to power through the back door”.
“Tinubu, according to our information, has compelled Osinbajo to swear to an oath that after six months in office, he would resign as the vice president, in the unlikely event that their party wins,” Mr. Fani-Kayode said in his press statement titled ‘APC is Selling a Dummy to the Whole World; Tinubu is the Real Candidate.’
“The wicked plot, as laid out by them, is to force Osinbajo to resign for Tinubu to be nominated by Buhari as his replacement.”
Mr. Falana said that the statement, wherein he labelled Mr. Osinbajo as Mr. Tinubu’s ‘stooge,’ hurt the vice presidential candidate having been disseminated to millions of TV viewers, including on print and online media.
“As it were, the statement has now been published and circulated to an undetermined number of people in Nigeria, and internationally outside Nigeria,” Mr. Falana said.
“The direct meaning, imputation, purport and/or innuendo or insinuation of the false, misleading and defamatory statements is that: ‘Professor Osinbajo is deceitful. Essentially, you alleged that his motivation and pledge to serve as Vice President of Nigeria is inconsistent with his avowed desire to serve this nation with General Buhari, and work assiduously to deliver the benefits of his commitment, party and personal promises to the people.’
“Your characterization of Professor Osinbajo as a ‘stooge’ in context suggests that he is complicit in a fraud against the Nigerian people.”
Mr. Falana further said that Mr. Fani-Kayode’s statements imply that his client lacks integrity and had engaged in a conduct incompatible with his faith and ethics as a pastor and respected lawyer.
“It is clear that the entire publication was a vicious, wicked and reckless ploy to impugn the reputation of our client and lower him in the estimation of right thinking members of the public,” Mr. Falana added.
On Monday, Mr. Tinubu had threatened to sue the owners of African Independent Television, AIT, for airing a documentary he deemed defamatory “in all respects.”
The hour-long documentary titled ‘Unmasking the Real Tinubu,’ which is still airing on the TV station, showcased various properties and companies across Lagos purportedly owned by Mr. Tinubu, described as “Nigeria’s biggest landlord.”
It also depicted the APC leader as power-drunk and claimed he was “charged for narcotics” in 1993 in the United States.
Mr. Tinubu gave Daar Communications Limited, the owners of the TV station, 24 hours to apologize and retract the publication.
He also demanded N20 billion as damages.
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by Demburrows(m): 9:31pm On Mar 03, 2015|
this one everybody be suing in billions is this part of the new fund raising scheme.
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by SeverusSnape(m): 9:33pm On Mar 03, 2015|
Mtcheeww...Fani won't apologize to you, Do your worst pastor , Go and report him to Adeboye. Rubbish!!!
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by Badgers14: 9:34pm On Mar 03, 2015|
No comment yet, let me find who to sue ,
will comment later .
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by Nobody: 9:34pm On Mar 03, 2015|
See pastor ooo, he for take fani to God in prayer instead of d court of law .
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by ozoigbondu: 9:35pm On Mar 03, 2015|
More suing from that evil party
APC cannot tolerate criticism but they are good in criticising PDP/GEJ.
By the way their is pictural evidence
Lawyers are getting richer
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by rondo235: 9:47pm On Mar 03, 2015|
Chai femi,ya own don finish..anyhw PDPA is govt so no shakin.
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by rondo235: 9:48pm On Mar 03, 2015|
Chai femi,ya own don finish..anyhw PDPA is govt so no shakin. we own the courts
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by Trailblazer1(m): 9:59pm On Mar 03, 2015|
Its a season of litigation
Let the best lawyer win
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by omenka(m): 10:08pm On Mar 03, 2015|
OREMUSSANCTUS:The court is the vessel through which God wants to do his will.
Got any problems with that??
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by buskie13(m): 10:10pm On Mar 03, 2015|
he he he.....pastor won dey count in billions....*nwa aba*
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by Tobbie9(m): 10:17pm On Mar 03, 2015|
ozoigbondu:there's a difference between criticism and libel, be rational
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by ozoigbondu: 10:18pm On Mar 03, 2015|
There is a difference between assasination of character and criticism and APC majors in the former
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by Tobbie9(m): 10:21pm On Mar 03, 2015|
ozoigbondu:I forgot Nigerian politics is still primitive, my apologies
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by folajoseph(m): 10:36pm On Mar 03, 2015|
When FFK was in APC this was what he wrote and i quote
"As I wrote in another contribution almost one month ago, ”the problem that we have is the President himself- a President who prides himself on his own weakness and incompetence and whose love of false prophets and strange women knows no bounds and has no end. A President who is as confused and as clueless as the comic character called Chancey Gardner in the celebrated 1970's Peter Seller's Hollywood blockbuster titled ”Being There”. A President who does not understand the meaning of the word ”class” or ”honesty” and who breaks his own word consistently. A President who has abdicated his responsibilities, destroyed his own political party, divided his own country, alienated his own friends, humiliated his own mentor, abandoned his own people, brought ridicule to his own faith, cowers before his own officials, betrays his own governors, scorns the international community and BREAKS HIS SOLEMN OATH TO PROTECT AND DEFEND THE NIGERIAN PEOPLE. A President who does not even have the nerve or the guts to call to order any of the numerous Jezebels that control him.
He is the problem we have in our country today and until he resigns, is impeached or is voted out of power nothing will change and Nigeria will continue to go from bad to worse. That is what you get when you vote for a man who never wore shoes to school'."
This was FFK's Comment B4 Jonathan Made him Director of Media n Publicity, GEJ tries to buy every loud voice dat Speaks against Him But The Truth cannot be Bought. FFK cannot take Back these Words or Can He? WHO IS FOOLING WHO! #ihavedecided to vote for #change#
|Re: Osinbajo Issues Fani-kayode 7-day Ultimatum To Apologize, Demands N2 Billion by Nobody: 11:47pm On Mar 03, 2015|
Someone should be made to pay one of these fines. Then, we'll take them all more seriously.
In other climes, billionnaires are built off law suits and stuff. Here,it all ends up as a threat. Mschwew.
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