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Amaju Pinnick Vs Davido: Court Declines Singer’s Application For Stay Of Proceedings

A Delta State High Court sitting in Effurun has refused the application by singer, David Adeleke aka Davido, seeking a stay of proceedings in the N2 billion suit filed against him by Brownhill Investment Company Limited owned by former NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, over the annual ‘Warri Again Concert’..READ THE FULL ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE▶▶

Amaju’s company filed the lawsuit against Davido after he failed to perform at a concert in Warri which he was fully paid for. The company is asking the court to award N2 billion as general damages against Davido.The company is also asking the court for N150 million as legal and professional fees and an additional N30 million as the cost of filing the suit.

Defendants in the suit are David Adeleke a.k.a “Davido,” and his music label, Davido Music Worldwide Limited.

Vanguard reports that at the hearing in the matter recently, Davido’s counsel, Norrison Quakers, SAN, informed the court that there was a pending appeal and that the defendants had filed a motion for a stay of proceedings. Quakers further told the court that the defendants had been served with a copy of the claimant’s counter affidavit to the said motion for stay.

However, he applied to withdraw the motion and submitted that the Court of Appeal had become seized with authority over the proceedings pending before the lower court.

The counsel to Amaju’s company, Kelechi Onwuegbuchulem, did not oppose the application to withdraw the motion and the court granted the same according.

The court in a bench ruling upheld the claimant’s argument and held that until an order staying further proceedings is obtained from the Court of Appeal, the High Court will continue with proceedings in the case….CONTINUE.FULL READING>>>

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