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Star Actress Reginald Daniel's Hubby, Ned Nwoko, Sues Journalist For Defamation Of Character

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By Deniyi1 | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 20 views

Controversial writer, Azuka Jebose Molokwu, has been sued by the husband of the Nollywood star actress, Reginald Daniel, for defamation of character.

The Billionaire businessman, Prince Ned Nwoko reportedly filed a lawsuit against Azuka Jebose Molokwu was quoted, recently, in his reaction to an interview granted by Reginald Daniel's husband, in which the politucian revealed that he married actress, Regina Daniels and his other wives as virgins.

In his reaction, the US based writer condemned the billionaire politician's claim, referring to him as ‘a fetish and a cultist’.

Azuka accused the billionaire of evil doings and getting protection from the Ministry of Justice, as well as the police commands in Delta and Edo state.

In the writ of summons obtained from the Delta State High Court sitting in Effurun, Delta state, on behalf of Ned Nwoko by his solicitors, Ikhide Ehighelua and Co, dated July 13, Ned Nwoko is seeking the sum of N2billion, in damages, for defamation of character from Azuka, the online publisher.

In the suit No. EHC 99, Prince Chukwunonso Nwoko identified as the employer and sponsor of the first defendant, Jebose, a native of Onicha-Ugbo in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, resident in the United States of America, was named the second defendant.

Both defendants, joined in the suit were claimed have made highly defamatory publications in several online blogs and other social media platforms, “calculated to reduce the estimation of the claimant” and damage his public image and reputation.

The solicitors claimed that despite its several warnings, the malicious publications continued unabated against the plaintiff, Ned Nwoko.

In the suit, Counsel to the plantiff, Ned Nwoko also stated that the first defendant defiantly came out openly on the social media that the cautions would not be a deterrent to his defamatory publications, which prompted taking the legal action against the two defendants.

Aside the payment of the financial damages, Ned Nwoko also sought, in his favour, before the court a “public apology to be published by the defendants in at least two national daily newspapers circulating in Nigeria and social media platforms” as well as an order of perpetual injunction restraining the defendants from making any further defamatory publications against his person.

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