Rape Allegation: D’Banj demands N100m compensation from accuser (Read Story)


Nigerian music superstar, Oladapo Oyebanjo popularly known as "D’Banj", has demanded N100m from Miss Seyitan Babatayo who accused him of raping her in a hotel room on December 30, 2018.

However, in a pre-litigation letter signed by his lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), the singer asked his accuser to pay the amount of N100m within 48 hours or she face legal action.

Read the letter in part; the letter which was addressed to Miss Babatayo’s lawyer, Ojoge, Omileye and Partners, dated June 15, 2020, D’Banj also demanded that an apology be published in at least four national dailies.

However, in the letter he wrote; We have been instructed to demand and we so hereby demand from you the following: That your client makes an outright apology and a ballance retraction of all false allegation made against and concerning our client.

Further added saying; The said apology and retraction shall be published in four national dailies with wide circulation in Nigeria as well as on social media platforms and handles being used by your client and her hirelings.

It was also noted in the letter saying; your client makes a compensatory deposit of the sum of N100m only through this chambers in favour of our client to assuage his battered image.”

In the letter, D’Banj said he was married when the purported rape took place, adding that the allegation was an insult to his wife.

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