Nigerian singer, Oxlade has been ordered by the court to pay 5 million naira in damages over his leaked sex tape with a woman on Snapchat.
The sex tape of the singer had surfaced online in February 2022, without the knowledge and consent of the woman involved in the video.
In a judgment dated 24th January 2023, Justice Olalekan Oresanya of an Ikeja High court cautioned him against such act in his relationship with the opposite sex in the future.
The woman, John Blessing had filed a suit before the court on March 15, 2022, seeking N20 million in damages. Delivering the judgment, justice oresanya said – “The action and attitude of the Respondent (Oxlade), who is said to be a celebrity, is despicable, horrendous, distasteful and classless. The Respondent is admonished strongly to act with utmost circumspection in his relationship with fellow humans, especially the opposite sex. “what goes around comes around”. I need not say more,”
By the consent judgement, Oxlade is to pay the N5million damages awarded against him to the claimant in two instalments of N2million and N3million respectively.