Professor Zainab-Duke Abiola, widow of late business mogul, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola has slammed a N100 billion defamation suit against the In
Other defendants in the suit filed before the Federal High Court Abuja, marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/2070 are the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, Engr. Ibrahim (who the plaintiff described as IGP Alkali’s son) and her former orderly, Teju Moses.
She accused that IGP of not being truthful in his press statement when he published grievous, malicious falsehood and stated that she had no acquaintance with the police in any form.
The plaintiff, who claimed to have an office in Louis Edet House, Police Headquarters by virtue of her position as the CLC, Chief Legal to the NPF, wants the court to order the defendants to tender public apology to her, which must be published in electronic, print and social media.
She also wants the court to direct the defendants to pay her N100 billion as damages for defamation, harassment, trauma, humiliation and public embarrassment she suffered and N100 million as general damages, in addition to another N100 million cost of litigation.
The suit has been scheduled for February 28 for hearing.