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Nigerian singer, Oxlade has been forced to shell out N5million as damages to the woman in his leaked s3x tape.
In February, 2022 the singer was the subject of discussion for days after a private video of him getting intimate with a lady was posted on Snapchat.
The lady in question filed a lawsuit against him seeking N20million as damages for the distasteful act.
In an update to the court case, Justice Olalekan Oresanya of an Ikeja High Court has awarded N5million damages against the singer.
Justice Oresanya, In a judgement dated 24th January 2023, described the action of the singer, in secretly
recording an explicit s3x with a woman Android thereafter leaking it online as “despicable, horrendous, distasteful and classless.”
Delivering judgment in the matter, Justice Oresanya chastised the singer and cautioned him against such act in his relationship with the opposite s3x in the future.
“The action and attitude of the Respondent (Oxlade), who is said to be a celebrity, is despicable, horrendous, distasteful and classless. The Respondent is admonished strongly to act with utmost circumspection in his relationship with fellow humans, especially the opposite s3x. “what goes around comes around”. I need not say more,” the judge said.
The judge said the court would have awarded exemplary and aggravated damages far greater than the agreed settlement sum of N5 million against the respondent for the alleged “cruel violation of the privacy of the claimant via the online/internet publication of an explicit sex tape involving the claimant and the respondent on 9th February, 2022.”
Oxlade is to pay the N5million damages awarded against him to the claimant in two instalments of N2million and N3million respectively.
The court judge gave an order of perpetual injunction against the claimant from initiating any further legal process or any process in respect of the facts and matters giving rise to the suit, and from instituting or discussing the issues constituted in the claim on any platform, and before any third party.
Last updated on March 26th, 2023 at 07:32 am
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