Giwa v. Jejelola

The appellant, a legal practitioner wrote a letter to the Chief Judge of Ondo State and copied the Chief Registrar of the court alleging that the respondent, a retired Chief Magistrate had demanded and received a bribe of N3,000 (Three Thousand 25 Naira) in the course of his duty. As a result, the Chief Judge issued a query to the respondent.
Consequently, the respondent instituted an action against the appellant for libel at the Ondo State High Court seeking aggravated damages in the sum of N10,000,000 30 (Ten Million Naira) and an order for perpetual injunction restraining the appellant from further publishing defamatory statements regarding him.

2014 6 CLRN 245
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