Nigerian singer, Oxlade has been fined 5 million by the Lagos Excessive Court docket over his leaked intercourse tape with a girl on Snapchat.
Recall that in 2022, a intercourse tape of the singer surfaced on-line with out the data and consent of the lady within the video recognized as John Blessing.
Following the outrage the leaked footage triggered, the singer was pressured to tender a public apology each to his followers and Blessing.
Regardless of the singer’s apology, Blessing filed a lawsuit searching for N20 million in damages and a declaration that Oxlade’s act of recording the express sexual acts with out her data and consent constituted a flagrant violation of enabling legal guidelines and a gross violation of her basic rights to dignity, privateness, and freedom from discrimination assured by Sections 34 and 37 of the 1999 Structure (as amended); and Articles 5 of the African Constitution on Human and Individuals’s Rights.
Justice Olalekan Oresanya criticized the singer’s actions in surreptitiously recording and posting the tape on-line as “despicable, terrible, nasty, and classless” in a ruling dated January 24, 2023.
He additionally warned Oxlade to not repeat comparable conduct in his future relationship with the other intercourse.
The choose additional chastised Oxlade for disrespecting the authorized course of and accused his lawyer of aiding him in desecrating the courtroom.
In response to the consent judgment, Oxlade should pay the claimant N5 million in two installments of N2 million and N3 million.
The judgment prohibits her from starting any further authorized process or any course of referring to the details and issues giving rise to the litigation, in addition to from instituting or addressing the issues raised within the declare on any platform or earlier than any third individual.
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