Court gives ex-minister Obanikoro seven days to settle defamation suit against Premium Times, Sahara Reporters

Former Minister Musiliu Obanikoro ... Photo Credit: thenewsnigeria.com.ng
Former Minister Musiliu Obanikoro ... Photo Credit: thenewsnigeria.com.ng

A Lagos High Court has ordered Musiliu Obanikoro, a former junior minister of defence, to settle before the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), within seven days, a defamation suit he filed against PREMIUM TIMES and Sahara Reporters.

The judge said Mr. Obanikoro should give a progress report on the suit on April 7, the next adjourned date.

The former minister had instituted defamation charges against the two media companies for their reports implicating him in the Ekiti State governorship election rigging scandal.

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