Obi Cubana Sues Lagos based Newspaper, Request N1bn For Calling Him A ‘Drug Dealer’


Boss Obinna Iyiegbu, famously known as Obi Cubana, has hammered a N1 billion claim against distributers of Lagos based papers “PM Express” at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) over disparaging distribution against him.

Obi Cubana in the suit dated and documented on April 27, 2022 by his legal counselor, Mr. Afam Osigwe (SAN), is additionally looking for a request for ceaseless order, controlling the litigants either without anyone else, specialists, outsider, media outfits and so forth from distributing, publicizing, advancing, dispersing, circling and serializing the news story, which is the topic of the suit on the web, online entertainment, Facebook and other social stages, containing claims and implications that he is associated with drug dealing. In the suit stamped: CV/1367/2022, Chief Iyiegbu expressed that he had experienced extreme misfortunes since the litigants, in their distribution of April 26, 2022 introduced him as a medication noble whose financial balances have been frozen by the sets of a Federal High Court in Lagos. In the explanation of case, Chief Iyiegbu blamed the litigants for ”malevolently” involving his photography in distributing a story wherein the whole story as well as detailed court request has literally nothing to do with him. As per the inquirer, the respondents had on April 26, 2022 distributed on their site: a story with title ”Court Orders Banks to Freeze Suspected Drug Barons’ Accounts” with his image utilized as that of one of the two thought drug noblemen, Basil Okafor Onochie and Okwuchukwu Edwin Izuxhukwu, whose records were purportedly requested frozen by Justice Tijjani Ringim in the suit documented by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

In supporting his suit of malevolence against the litigants he expressed that he is a very notable figure, whose name and picture (photograph) can’t be confused with either Basil Okafor Onochie or Okwuchukwu Edwin Izuchukwu, the thought drug nobles whose records were requested to be frozen by the court. As per Cubana, the distribution by PM Express was pointed toward discoloring his well deserved standing, worked throughout the long term to drive web traffic to their site and virtual entertainment stages, gain public importance and cause greatest limitless harm to inquirer’s standing, organizations, employment and remaining in the general public. The distribution, he added, presented him to scorn, disdain, criticism and injury in his situation, calling, tries and organizations.

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