D’banj debt mess court trial begins, March 30
Written by Taiwo Adediran on March 3, 2015
Nigerian music superstar D’banj is having the time of his life with parties and concerts around the globe celebrating his 10th year anniversary as an entertainer, however his alleged debt allegation crisis that seems to have died down.
Reports have revealed that the singer will be in court on Monday, March 30, 2015, to defend himself against allegations of refusal to repay back loans.
n the last quarter of 2014, multiple media reports alleged that D’banj might be dragged to court by a top oil and gas industry player, Henry Ojogho, Vice Chairman of Broron Group. Ojogho, who is also the Vice Chairman of MindHub Technologies, an integrated Rice farming and milling production company, who alleged that D’banj, through his company, DKM Media Limited, obtained a loan of over N60m from him in January 2013 and has not paid back the said sum despite signing an undertaking to do so.
Following this allegation, the writ of summons and other relevant documents in the suit was posted on D’Banj’s residence on Osaro Isokpan Street in Lekki Phase 1.
The pasting was done by the court bailiff on December 17, 2014 at about 1:35p.m, pursuant to order of court made on November 12, 2014 having been satisfied that the defendant was evading being served the notice.