UK Court Orders Apostle Suleman To Pay Over £19,000 To Blogger, Maureen Badejo In Defamation Suit
Maureen had earlier been summoned to appear before the Queens Bench Division of UK High Court of Justice over alleged.
The Queens Bench Division of the UK High Court of Justice
has ordered the founder and General Overseer of Omega Fire
Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, to pay
£19,601 as part of sanctions in the suit he entered against a
London-based blogger, Maureen Badejo, alleging defamation
Maureen had earlier been summoned to appear before the
Queens Bench Division of UK High Court of Justice over
alleged defamation of character of the Nigerian cleric.
SaharaReporters had reported how Nigerians in diaspora
raised legal fees for Badejo to defend herself against Apostle
Suleman in court.
The host of GIOTV had requested for support from her
teeming viewers, fans, and loved ones to assist her financially
with the legal costs.
In the ruling by UK Judge, His Honour Judge Lewis, and
obtained by SaharaReporters, with claim NO: QB-2022-000504
and dated 10th of March 2022, Apostle Suleman’s application
The court ordered Apostle Suleman to pay Maureen Badejo
costs of and occasioned by the Application, summarily
assessed in the sum of £19,601.
The judgement reads, “UPON the Application of the Claimant
by Notice filed on 18 February 2022 seeking an interim
njunction restraining the Defendant from publishing further
allegedly defamatory broadcasts concerning the Clamant and
requiring her to remove earlier broadcasts (“the Application”)
“AND UPON the Claimant issuing a claim form on 16 February
2022 AND UPON the Order of Mr Justice Nicklin dated 21
February making directions for the hearing of the Application
“AND UPON reading the evidence filed on behalf of the
Claimant and the Defendant pursuant to the Order
“AND UPON hearing Razak Atunwa of counsel on behalf of the
Claimant and Gervase de
“Wilde of counsel on behalf of the Defendant at a hearing on
10 March 2022 (“the Hearing”) AND UPON the Court handing
down ex tempore judgments at the Hearing on (1) the
“Application, and (2) the costs of and occasioned by the
Application AND UPON the Claimant undertaking either to
serve the Claim Form in compliance with the CPR within the
period of its validity, if so advised, or alternatively to notify the
Defendant’s solicitors and the Court that the proceedings will
not be pursued;
“IT IS ORDERED that: The Application is dismissed. The
Claimant shall pay the Defendant’s costs of and occasioned
by the Application, summarily assessed in the sum of
Share this post below ??
Want To Advertise On Nobelie? Click Here Or Chat Us On Whatsapp +2349028041964 | Send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
You May Also Like
NOTE:- After Dropping Comment Wait A While, Your Comment Will Appear After Moderation!!