Alleged Defamation: Actor Lege cries out as Mr Macaroni sues him for N50m

For the reason that twenty fifth February normal elections, Nigerian entertainers have been concerned in on-line spats.

Entertainers had been primarily divided between three candidates: Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, Peter Obi of the Labour Social gathering and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering.

Nevertheless, issues have taken a wild flip as certainly one of such on-line spats has change into authorized defamation.

Yoruba actor Kehinde Adams, popularly generally known as Lege Miami, trended after a video of him addressing a lawsuit by well-known skit maker and political activist Debo Adedayo, higher generally known as Mr Macaroni, went viral.

Within the video he shared on his Instagram web page, Mr Macaroni, by way of his legal professionals from Falana and Falana legislation agency, sued Lege for making alleged defamatory and inciting statements.

Taking part in down the lawsuit, the 36-year-old actor knowledgeable the general public and the Falana and Falana chambers that he’s associates with Mr Macaroni and believes the skit maker didn’t intend to make the lawsuit massive.

He expressed his admiration for Mr Falana and promised to go to him.

Advising Mr Falana to not fear about his disagreements with Mr Macaroni, as they had been associates and would resolve their points indoors, he mentioned, “Daddy Falana, Debo is my buddy.”


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Lege is being sued for ‘publication and dissemination of defamatory and inciting statements in opposition to Debo Adedayo (aka Mr Macaroni).’

As contained within the letter, the explanations for the swimsuit had been the actor had circulated movies stating that Mr Macaroni collected cash from an unknown supply to misinform the general public and likewise went on to assert that the skit maker was disturbing the peace of Lagos State.

The lawsuit additionally claimed that the actor was being sued for one more video the place he threatened violence on the skit maker if he didn’t help his political get together, APC, publicly.

Clearly stating that his actions had been a ploy to destroy and decrease their shopper’s status, the Falana and Falana chamber, on behalf of Mr Macaroni, demanded the fast retraction of his publications, an apology and the sum of N50 million.

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Additionally they gave him a three-day request to take motion, or they’ll take extra authorized steps.

The way it all started…

Mr Macaroni, on his Instagram web page, suggested younger Nigerians to not interact in tribal wars and let politicians use them as a instrument of destruction.

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He urged the youths to stay united and never set off intertribal chaos over politicians “who will all the time be associates.”

Reacting to it, Lege Miami took to his Instagram web page to name out the skit maker.

He questioned why Mr Macaroni was all the time concerned in youth issues and why he was making an attempt to badmouth the APC authorities.

Lege additionally posed the variety of Northern and Japanese states that supported and rooted for Tinubu.

“Debo, what’s your downside, ki lo fe. Your Oga don do one; you can begin one other factor,” he mentioned.

“If our authorities had been no good, the Hausas wouldn’t help us. Some elements of Igbos helped us, and that is Lagos State. You’re giving them the improper info.

“Mr Debo, what’s your info? Can’t you allow the youths alone. Are you the one youth? You’re even older than me, so that you aren’t a youth anymore. You’re previous; every thing is occurring,“

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