Tinubu And Dokpesi Reach Out-Of-Court Settlement For Libel Suit

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National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu has agreed to accept an unreserved apology from Chairman of DAAR Communication Plc, Chief Raymond Dokepsi as settlement for the libellous documentary “Lion of Burdillion” aired on Africa Independent Television, AIT.
Lawyer to Tinubu, Wole Olanipekun and Dokpesi’s counsel Mike Ezekhome Friday presented the terms of settlement reached on 29 January, 2016 before the trial court Justice Iyabo Akinkugbe.

The terms of agreement include among other things, a retraction of the broadcast by AIT, an apology by AIT, which should be aired daily for a quarter. The trial court subsequently adopted the terms of settlement.

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