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Maje Ayida Popular Fitness Coach wins courts case over his ex-wife, Toke Makinwa in court

Maje Ayida has been awarded one million naira in damages in a defamation lawsuit against ex-wife Toke Makinwa. Maje Ayida, Top wellness coach, columnist, and speaker while Toke Makinwa A Public Figure, Media Personality, and Best Selling Author.

Popular Fitness Coach Maje Ayida

A High Court in Lagos state has ordered Toke Makinwa to pay ex-husband, Maje Ayida  N1million over defamation. This is coming as a result of certain things she wrote in her book “On Becoming”

Lagos state high court  Tafawa Balewa Square presided by Hon. Justice Ogunjobi on the 12th November Thursday 2020, has ruled in favor of fitness entrepreneur Maje Ayida over the defamation lawsuit against Toke Makinwa.

The court proceeds with its judgment held after careful consideration of the evidence before the court, it finds only the contents of page54 line 11-16 and page 83, line 1 of the 1st defendant’s book as defamatory.

The court thereafter granted damages of the sum of 500,000 Naira each to be paid by the 1st and 2nd defendants to any charity organization of the claimant’s choice. The court also granted an injunction preventing the defendants from producing copies of their book with the defamatory words on page 54 and 83.

The court gave the defendant 30 days as of 12th November 2020 from its judgment to delete and remove said defamatory words from unsold copies of the book in the defendant’s custody recall that in 2017, an exclusive report that surfaced online said Ayida’s lawyers had written a “LETTER OF DEMAND” to Makinwa asking her to stop the promotion and sale of the memoir titled ON “BECOMING”.

Maje’s lawsuit mention that the book contained defamatory words, was misleading, and had subjected him to public ridicule. Ayida, in the letter, asked Makinwa, among other things, to withdraw the book from circulations, recall all copies distributed and hand them over to him for destruction.

The letter also said a failure by the media personality to take back the words said in the book, and give a full-page apologizing to Maje Ayida in three national newspapers will lead to the commencement of legal actions.

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