Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo stagenamed D’banj, through his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome Chambers has sued his rape accuser, Seyitan Babatayo for N1.5 billion Naira.
Initially, D’banj demanded N100 million Naira from Seyitan Babatayo for “defamation of character” after she accused him of rape and demanded an apology through her lawyers.
N1 billion was demanded in damages “over the untold embarrassment, derision, public ridicule, odium, obloguy, marital disharmony, mental agony and psychological trauma which the Defendants’ tweets and publication have caused the claimant.”
N500 million was demanded as “aggravated, puniitive, and exemplary damages.”
The suit also demanded that Seyitan writes D’banj “a letter of unreserved apology for the offensive tweets and posts”.
The Afropop star’s legal team prayed additionally that the court grant “an order of perpetual injunction restraining the defendant from further publishing, tweeting or posting offesnive libelous statements.”
A week ago, the accuser released a statement detailing the timeline of her case with D’banj.
Seyitan also denied she was arrested on D’banj’s orders and said she wanted to everything to slide.
Later, she claimed she was arrested and held for 24 hours after which she was released to D’banj’s team who took her to an undisclosed location.
She said she was denied access to her family and lawyers.
She also said she was threatened and her social media account hijacked and that she was coerced her to retract her statement.
Meanwhile, two days ago, activist Segun “Segalink” Awosanya shared a thread on Twitter where he said Seyitan was not detained by D’banj’s team as claimed .
Later, he ate his words and said Seyitan didn’t lie and that she was indeed detained but not “kidnapped” by D’banj’s team.