25th October, 2010
A Lagos High Court sitting at Court 7, under Hon. Justice K.O Alogba on Friday 22Â October, 2010 delivered judgement on the N50 million libel suit between two membersÂ of the Awuse family in Onigbongbo, Lagos State.
According to the suit, the applicants were asking for the court among others to payÂ N50 million damages or exemplary damages for libel extensively set out in publicÂ notice and circulated by the defendants to the general public of OnigbongboÂ Community of Lagos State.
Giving his judgement, the Hon. Justice K.O Alogbo ignored the plea and instead askedÂ the applicants to give account of all the lands sold so far, especially lands thatÂ are jointly owned by the defendants on or before 14 days of the judgement.
Following this judgemnet, all the request sought by the applicants, Alhaji LateefÂ kadiri and seven others were ignored.
Justice Alogbaâ€™s judgment was delivered in the protracted court battle which startedÂ in 2007.