Friday, November 16, 2018

Ganduje Slams Daily Nigerian With N3bn Suit

Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has dragged the Publisher and Editor-In-Chief of Daily Nigerian, Malam Jafar Jafar to court, claiming N3billion damage.

Also party in the suit is the Daily Nigerian, an online newspaper that released a video clips allegedly showing Governor Ganduje receiving kickbacks in dollars from an unidentified contractor.

Ganduje filed a case before a Kano High court over alleged defamation of character, slander, libel.
According to a Writ of Summons dated November 13, 2018, the defendants are expected to appear before the High Court 13, sitting in Kano within 14 days.

Ganduje through his Counsel, Nuradeen Ajagi, prayed the Court to declare that,  “the act of publishing and circulating libellous statements, false and doctored video clips attacking the character and integrity of the plaintiff amounts to defamation of character of the plaintiff by the defendants and thus wrongful.