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Dangote Sued Me For Declining His Silence Money – Alleged Ex-lover
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Dangote Sued Me For Declining His Silence Money – Alleged Ex-lover

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote has allegedly sued his alleged ex-lover who shared a video of him lying in bed for refusing his money. Autumn some hours ago took to her social media to share an alleged public lawsuit filed by those she claims are Dangote's legal team. The lady alleged that Dangote is suing her for something his ex-girlfriend, Bea Lewis did, while stating that she has never talked about them publicly. She also claims that she turned down interviews and talk shows while stating that she only wanted to clear her name after people called her an opportunist. We gathered that Autumn also claims Aliko Dangote is suing her for $30k for refusing the money he gave her to stay silent after their relationship. Adding that they have been together for 9yrs but no one k...
INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu Sued Over Asset Declaration
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INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu Sued Over Asset Declaration

A federal high court in Abuja has been asked to compel the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to produce the asset declaration form belonging to Mahmood Yakubu, chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Emmanuel Agonsi, the plaintiff, wrote a letter to the CCB, seeking the INEC chairman’s asset declaration form as well as that of his unmarried adult children. In an ex parte motion with suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/33/2021, the plaintiff through his counsel E. C. Muokwudo, prayed the court to direct the CCB to produce the certified true copies (CTC) of the asset declaration forms. Agonsi wants details of Yakubu’s assets between 2007 and 2012 when he held office as executive secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) and as INEC chairman between 2015 and 2020. H...
Nicki Minaj Sued for Over $200 Million by Rapper Brinx Billions Over her song ‘Rich Sex’
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Nicki Minaj Sued for Over $200 Million by Rapper Brinx Billions Over her song ‘Rich Sex’

Nicki Minaj is being sued by another rapper over her song “Rich Sex,” which appeared on her 2018 album, Queen. Jawara Headley, who performs under the name Brinx Billions is seeking more than $200 million in damages from the rapper, Universal Music Group, Young Money, and Cash Money, according to TMZ. Billions reportedly wrote a similar version in 2016 and he claimed Nicki 'ripped off' his song for bop on her 2018 album, Queen. In documents obtained by the publication, Brinx alleged that Nicki told him it would be extremely marketable and become a global hit. He reportedly wrote the specific lyrics 'It ain't such a thing as broke and handsome.' Billions also claimed 'her song also has similar music, musical notes, musical arrangement, musical beats and musical rhythm.' ...
Meet Kenechukwu Okeke Who Sued Aisha Yesufu, Falz, Others Over EndSARS Protest
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Meet Kenechukwu Okeke Who Sued Aisha Yesufu, Falz, Others Over EndSARS Protest

Kenechukwu Okeke, a self-acclaimed rights activist recently dragged Pastor Sam Adeyemi, Falz, Banky W, Aisha Yesufu and a host of others to court over the #EndSARS protest. Little is known on the internet about Okeke but it has been gathered this is not the first time he is suing people for different public matters. Mr Okeke gained popularity on Tuesday when the news media reported he filed a suit against 50 persons he claimed fuelled the #EndSARS protest in October. On his Twitter handle @HumanRightsNG, Okeke describes himself as a human rights activist, advocate, master of jurisprudence, messenger of God, “eze nri” and radical defender of human rights. Okeke is the national coordinator of Good Governance Initiative a civil society NGO. Igbere TV recall that in May 2020...
Buhari’s Appointee, Salisu Zuru Sued For Keeping 2 Public Offices, Receiving Double Salaries
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Buhari’s Appointee, Salisu Zuru Sued For Keeping 2 Public Offices, Receiving Double Salaries

All is not well in the National Assembly Legislative Aides’ Forum as a lawyer, Mr Joshua Okah, who is Senior Legislative Aide to a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Ben Igbakpa, has dragged the Chairman-elect, Mr Salisu Zuru, before a court for allegedly maintaining two public offices and drawing salaries from them. Okah is accusing Zuru, who recently won NASSLAF’s recent chairmanship election, of refusing to quit his earlier position as a member of the board of the National Orientation Agency before taking another appointment as SLA to Senator Sahabi Ya’u, who represents Zamfara North. The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), had in December 2017 appointed 209 chairmen and 1,258 members of the governing boards of departments, agencies, parastatals and corpo...
Rapper, Tekashi 6ix9ine sued for ‘child sexual assault and abuse’ of a minor over 2015 underage sexual video case
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Rapper, Tekashi 6ix9ine sued for ‘child sexual assault and abuse’ of a minor over 2015 underage sexual video case

Controversial American rapper, Tekashi 6ix9ine is being sued for 'child sexual assault, child sexual abuse and infliction of emotional distress' stemming from 2015 underage video incident.   In 2015, the rapper pleaded guilty to the use of a child in a sexual performance in a video and was sentenced to four years probation in October 2018 after admitting to making the video featuring a 13-year-old girl in explicit situations.   According to TMZ, the alleged victim has filed a new lawsuit claiming that she was the girl in the video, Tekashi allegedly abused at a party in 2015 when she was just 13.   In legal docs, the woman, identified as Jane Doe claimed she was 'under the influence of drugs and alcohol and was unable to consent as 6ix9ine and another a...
ICE Agrees To Rescind Policy Barring Foreign Students From Online Study In The U.S.
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ICE Agrees To Rescind Policy Barring Foreign Students From Online Study In The U.S.

In a swift reversal, the Trump administration has agreed to rescind a directive that would have barred international college students from the U.S. if their colleges offered classes entirely online in the fall semester. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement rule change, released last week, would have prohibited foreign students from entering or remaining in the country to take fully online course loads. A number of colleges and universities had already announced plans to offer online-only classes because of the coronavirus pandemic. The agency's July 6 announcement was met with immediate backlash. Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued the U.S. government in federal court two days later, calling the directive "arbitrary and capricious" and seeking...
The IOM calls out BBNaija’s Tacha for making use of their lab coat without authorization for photoshoot
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The IOM calls out BBNaija’s Tacha for making use of their lab coat without authorization for photoshoot

BBNaija former housemate, Tacha called out by The international organisation of migration (IOM) for the making use of their lab coat for photoshoot. According to the institution, she made use of their lab coat without telling them. Furthermore, she might sued for the act. According to report, Tacha made use of coat to pose for international women day See their post below; We’ve recently come across this photo of Nigerian Big Brother participant @simply_tacha wearing an IOM lab coat. We would like to clarify that this person does not represent IOM. Using an IOM uniform or visibility without its permission or impersonating IOM staff is illegal, help us spread the world!
Mercy Johnson’s Husband, Prince Okojie Sues Davido for Fraud Act
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Mercy Johnson’s Husband, Prince Okojie Sues Davido for Fraud Act

Actress Mercy Johnson husband, Prince Okojie, has sued DMW boss, Davido. This is because Davido refused to show up for a performance which he already took money for. Furthermore, Davido was supposed to perform at the Okojie’s hotel launch. Remember that Mercy Johnson and husband opened their hotel last year December in Lagos. So for Davido to make an appearance on that day they paid him the sum of N3 million.
Soulja Boy sued for allegedly assaulting a woman
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Soulja Boy sued for allegedly assaulting a woman

Soulja Boy is being sued for allegedly assaulting a woman, after the kidnapping charges against him were dropped last year. The 29-year-old rapper was accused of kidnapping his then-girlfriend Kayla Myers last year, and after the criminal charges against him were dropped, Kayla is now pursuing further legal action to sue the musician. According to TMZ, Kayla alleges she was partying with Soulja at his Malibu home on February 1, 2019 when she decided to leave, but got into an argument with one of the rapper's female assistants as she was trying to back her car out of his driveway. In her lawsuit, Kayla claims she was knocked to the ground, and then Soulja came over and kicked her in the stomach and told her she was "going to die" whilst holding a gun to her head. The documents...
Soulja Boy Sued for Gun-whipping and Tying up his Bitter Ex-girlfriend
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Soulja Boy Sued for Gun-whipping and Tying up his Bitter Ex-girlfriend

Soulja Boy has been sued by Kayla Myers, the lady he described as his bitter ex-girlfriend over an alleged kidnap and assault. Kayla accused the rapper of bashing her head "with a large gun" and telling her she was going to die after she got into a heated argument with one of Soulja's female assistants after a party at his Malibu home on February 1, 2019. The lady who alleged that she was knocked to the ground when she attempted to leave around 2a.m, said Soulja Boy who came to the scene of the altercation kicked her in the stomach, bashed her in the head "with a large gun", told her she was going to die as he held the gun to her head, before telling his assistant to drag her to the garage, tie her up with duct tape and give her a shower. Kayla said a male assistant who came o...
Pornhub Sued By Deaf Man Over Adult Video Site, Alleged Lack Of Subtitles
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Pornhub Sued By Deaf Man Over Adult Video Site, Alleged Lack Of Subtitles

A deaf man has reportedly filed a lawsuit against a popular adult video website for alleged rights violations because he says it doesn't provide closed captioning on its videos. Yaroslav Suris is suing Pornhub, which hosts millions of adult videos, claiming the site's lack of subtitles violates the rights of deaf and hearing impaired under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in areas of "employment, transportation, public accommodations, communications and access to state and local government programs and services," according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Suris argues that the deaf and hearing impaired can't understand the audio portions of the videos on the site, thus denying them similar access to th...
Tic and Tony Tetuila sued Wizkid
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Tic and Tony Tetuila sued Wizkid

Tic recently revealed in an interview that he wasn’t happy with Wizkid over copyright infringement. Wizkid sampled the chorus of Tic’s ‘Fefe Ne Efe’ in his verse on DJ Tunez’s song titled ‘Gbese’. Tic in an interview on Hitz FM’s Daybreak Hitz with Andy Dosty said he would take legal action against Wizkid if the singer fails to pay for sampling his song. But it appears that the legal process started already, sometime in August 2019. Tic and Tony Tetuila are jointly seeking damages worth millions of naira 35% of revenues accrued from ‘Gbese’. Below is a copy of the writ. ‘As a matter of fact, the lawyers are working on it. There have been some discussions. We are on it.’, he revealed. The ‘Kwani Kwani’ hitmaker also disclosed that Wizkid’s team had proposed a settlement fee...
Nigeria sues South African Police over assault on #BBAfrica Star, Tayo Faniran
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Nigeria sues South African Police over assault on #BBAfrica Star, Tayo Faniran

The chairman of the Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said the South African Police is being sued over the assault on a Nigerian resident in the country It would be recalled that ex-Big Brother Africa housemate and model, Tayo Faniran, was assaulted and strangled by South African police on Friday. He was going in his car when the police stopped him and assaulted him without any evidence against him. He captured the incident live on camera for the whole world to see what happened and later explained in another separate video how he was thoroughly tortured by the police. According to an Instagram live video shared online, Faniran was arrested and brutally tortured after he refused to enter an unmarked police vehicle. Dabiri-Erewa, however, got ho...
Samsung Sued Over Water-resistant Phone Claims
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Samsung Sued Over Water-resistant Phone Claims

Samsung is being sued by Australia’s consumer watchdog for allegedly making misleading claims about the water-resistant properties of its phones. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleges Samsung’s adverts made “false” claims about using its phones while swimming and surfing. The ACCC said it had reviewed more than 300 Samsung adverts before launching its legal action. Samsung told Reuters it would defend the case and stood by its adverts. In its statement, the ACCC said Samsung adverts depicted phones being exposed to seawater and swimming pools and claimed that this would not affect the device during its working life. Although Samsung adverts say its phones have an IP68 water resistance, said the ACCC, this rating does not cover salt water o...
I Would Have Sued Doctors That Wrongly Diagnosed My Wife, Clara – Oshiomhole
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I Would Have Sued Doctors That Wrongly Diagnosed My Wife, Clara – Oshiomhole

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has called for a review of Nigeria’s medical system so that doctors treat patients only in that aspect in which they have competence. Comrade Oshiomhole said wrong diagnoses could be prevented by governments if it provides robust regulation on the health system. Oshiomhole who spoke at the Founders Day and Launching of Endowment fund of the University of Bénin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) said his late wife, Clara, died of wrong diagnoses. The APC National Chairman said he would have sued the doctors if it were in another terrain because his wife was a victim of quack medical doctors. Comrade Oshiomhole said, “You visit a hospital, one doctor is gynaecologist, psychologist, pediatric, and the doctor t...
Luke Walton Sued For Sexual Assault By Female Sports Reporter
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Luke Walton Sued For Sexual Assault By Female Sports Reporter

Sacramento Kings head coach Luke Walton is being sued for sexually assaulting a woman, who claims he forced himself on her in his hotel room, according to a new lawsuit. In the legal documents, Kelli Tennant claims while Walton was an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors he asked her to come meet him at his Santa Monica hotel to drop off a book she had published. Walton worked for the Warriors until April 2016, when he left to become the head coach of the Lakers. She says the 2 had a business relationship that went back several years and that's why she had asked him to write a foreword in her book. In the suit, Tennant says when she arrived at Walton's hotel, he convinced her to come up to his room so they could "catch up." She claims when they got up to his room, Walton ...
Blac Chyna sued by her former landlord over unpaid rent
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Blac Chyna sued by her former landlord over unpaid rent

Blac Chyna is being sued by her former landlord over unpaid rent. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Michael Kremerman is suing Blac Chyna for breaching her lease. He claims that in 2017, Chyna signed a one-year lease for a 6-bedroom, 5-bathroom, $4.5 million Studio City home from Kremerman at $16,000 a month. He claims she extended the lease until March 31, 2019. The landlord claims the mother-of-two vacated the home in November 2018 and stopped paying, despite the lease running through March. Kremerman says he is owed $30,546 in unpaid rent, plus $18,006.06 in damages. This brings it to a grand total of $48,552.06. Kremerman is suing Chyna for the entire balance, plus attorney fees.
Jussie Smollett to be Sued by City of Chicago for $130k
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Jussie Smollett to be Sued by City of Chicago for $130k

Empire actor, Jussie Smollett is set to be sued by the city of Chicago to recoup the $130,000 it spent in carrying out the investigation into the actor’s police report. According to the police, the actor filed a false report even though he maintains innocence. He was accused of taking a hate crime when he said he was beaten by two white men. A bill of $130,106.15 eas given to Jussie Smollet with a week for him to pay, but he refused to pay the amount. “ Mr. Smollett has refused to reimburse the City of Chicago for the cost of police overtime spent investigating his false police report on Jan. 29, 2019. “The Law Department is now drafting a civil complaint that will be filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County… The Law Department will file the suit in the near future. As p...
See Why PDP Sued INEC (Full Court Documents)
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See Why PDP Sued INEC (Full Court Documents)

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and the All Progressives Congress, APC has been dragged to court by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP over the alleged participation of Foreigners in Nigeria's Elections. This suit is coming shortly after the participation of governors from Niger Republic at a rally of the APC in Kano state recently. The PDP also joined in the suit as first and third defendants are the Nigerian Immigration Service and the minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau. The party is asking the court to determine whether foreigners can participate either directly or indirectly in the general elections in Nigeria with regards to the provision of section 12 of the electoral Act 2010 and paragraph 2 of the 2019 INEC regulations a...
Globacom Sued To Court By Davies Iyiegbu For N500 Million – Copyright Case
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Globacom Sued To Court By Davies Iyiegbu For N500 Million – Copyright Case

Glo Nigeria sued to court by Davies Iyiegbu for N500 Million ’One of the biggest copyright lawsuit ever in Nigeria’ Grab your popcorn guys, this going to be interesting and huge. How often do we hear the phrase, Nigerian youths are lazy! well there is a reason why our greatest minds and innovators are all brain drained by the likes of USA and Europe. Simply because for creativity to grow and thrive, the Nigerian state and stakeholders needs to recognise the need to support the hardworking youth and create an environment where copyright laws are protected. The story we are about to share is a heart felt story of a young Nigerian who developed one of the greatest advertising idea of the 21st century, now before you argue the title, here is why? When the likes of Google started Goo...
Migos Sued For Allegedly Stealing ‘Walk It Talk It’ Song
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Migos Sued For Allegedly Stealing ‘Walk It Talk It’ Song

American hip-hop trio Takeoff, Quavo and Offset of Migos are being sued by another rapper over their hit song “Walk It Talk It,” claiming they stole the song from him. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, rapper M.O.S. whose real name is Leander C. Pickett claims he recorded a song entitled “Walk It Like I Talk It” in 2007 and copyrighted the track in 2018. Pickett says he released his song on a mixtape entitled “It’s Like a Movie,” with DJ Folk. In January 2018, he says he learned about the Migos' song which was on their third album, “Culture II.” He accused them of never having his permission to use his track and is demanding an injunction against Migos from continuing to profit off his work. M.O.S. wants the band to turn over all money they made and is seek...
Nicki Minaj Sued By Tracy Chapman For Stealing The Singer’s 1988 Hit ‘Baby Can I Hold You’
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Nicki Minaj Sued By Tracy Chapman For Stealing The Singer’s 1988 Hit ‘Baby Can I Hold You’

American-Trinidadian rapper, Nicki Minaj has been sued by four-time Grammy winner Tracy Chapman. The 54-year-old singer and songwriter alleged that the 35-year-old rapper 'stole her song' 'Baby Can I Hold You', according to TMZ, Nicki's allegedly used 'half of the lyrics and vocal melody' of the 1988 hit to make her track Sorry, according to the lawsuit. Nicki made 'multiple requests to license' Chapman's song in June and all were denied, according to the gossip site. And despite stripping the song off her new album Queen, Sorry was still played on the radio according to the legal filing. Chapman is asking that the song not be released again and that she also receive damages.
The Weeknd Sued ‘For At Least $5million’ For ‘Stealing’ His Hit Song ‘Starboy’ From Another Artist
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The Weeknd Sued ‘For At Least $5million’ For ‘Stealing’ His Hit Song ‘Starboy’ From Another Artist

American singer, The Weeknd has been sued for at least $5million for alleged plagiarism. According to TMZ, a Somali-American poet named Yasminah is suing the 28-year-old and the song's producers, Daft Punk, for 'at least $5million', claiming her song Hooyo is the blueprint for 'Starboy,' The gossip site reported that the self-described 'activist' released her track in 2009, seven years before The Weeknd's chart-topper. According to Yasminah,  both tracks feature the 'same hook, same key, similar tempo and both songs feature prominent claps on beats 2 and 4'. The Weekend's 'Starboy' which was an instant hit after it was released has sold more than 6million copies in the US alone
Black Face Sued Wizkid And Banky W
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Black Face Sued Wizkid And Banky W

Controversial Nigerian music star, Black Face is suing Wizkid and Banky W for allegedly stealing his intellectual property. He took to his social media handle to share the court order. @blackfacenaija I have remained quiet while my name has been dragged in the mud the past few years. Some of Nigeria's biggest artists have infringed on my copyrights but I always restricted myself to speaking out against this in the media. Maybe because I always felt that music is an art and not really a business where you bring in lawyers and all that.That's why I couldn't believe when I was sued for N50m by the same people who stole my intellectual property. I have nothing personal against Wizkid & Banky, in fact I can say I groove to both their music, but the fact is that they stole my song in 2011...
You Can’t Suspend Lone APC Lawmaker, Court Tells Kwara Assembly
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You Can’t Suspend Lone APC Lawmaker, Court Tells Kwara Assembly

Justice T.S. Umar, of an Ilorin High Court, Kwara State has restraint, on Tuesday, the Kwara State House of Assembly from suspending a member representing Balogun/Ojomu constituency of Offa in Offa Local Government Area of the State, Mr. Saheed Popoola. The only All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker in the state House of Assembly have been placed under suspension by the house for his refusal to defect from the party to the People Democratic Party (PDP). The lawmakers had left APC for Peoples Democratic Party after Senate President Bukola Saraki, other members of the National Assembly from the state, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed and their loyalists did the same. It was learnt that the Assembly had commenced a process to investigate allegations of certificate and forgery allegations...
Cardi B Files $15million Counter Lawsuit Against Ex-manager
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Cardi B Files $15million Counter Lawsuit Against Ex-manager

Cardi B is going after the ex-manager who sued her for $10 million … and claims he was way too controlling of her career and her personal life … including her relationship with Offset. Cardi filed her countersuit Thursday in federal court, and in the docs she says Shaft set up a management deal with her that she considers far too one-sided. According to the suit, Shaft got a 20% commission, but tried to bag even more dough off her Sony music publishing deal. Cardi says he demanded 50% of that deal! She claims Shaft also tried to control every aspect of her life — putting “barriers between her and people close to her in an effort to maintain complete control over her.” In the suit, she says that bled over into her dating life, with Shaft telling her “who she should and should not see ...
Floyd Mayweather Sued For $2million Over Alleged Money Scheme In Nigeria
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Floyd Mayweather Sued For $2million Over Alleged Money Scheme In Nigeria

Floyd Mayweather is facing a lawsuit from a Nigeria booking company. Floyd Mayweather was recently revealed to be the highest paid athlete in the past twelve months. It doesn't really come as a shock especially after his fight with Conor McGregor last summer. He's always been a flashy guy and recently, he showed off his "billionaire watch" which costs $18M. Despite this type of money that he has, Mayweather is currently being accused of finessing a Nigerian company for hundreds of thousands of dollars over appearances in Nigeria and Ghana. According to TMZ, Floyd Mayweather is being sued for $2M by Zinni Media. They claim they booked Floyd to make several appearances in Nigeria and Ghana in June 2017. Mayweather reportedly agreed to do the appearances for $375K and received a $210K ...
Kim, Khloe Kardashian & Scott Sued Over Jet Fees
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Kim, Khloe Kardashian & Scott Sued Over Jet Fees

Kim and Khloe Kardashian, along with Scott Disick and others have been sued by a jet company for allegedly failing to pay an enormous bill. Silver Air, LLC filed the lawsuit, claiming the famous passengers chartered a jet but left an unpaid balance of $225,353.80. Other passengers sued include music producer Poo Bear, and some other media moguls. Sources connected to the Kardashians tell TMZ, Kim used a company called JetLux to charter planes. She pays them a large lump sum and the company then contacts other jet companies to supply the aircraft and pay those companies from Kim's money. JetLux apparently booked some flights but never paid, and that's the root cause of the lawsuit.
Chris Brown Sued Over Alleged Rape Charges
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Chris Brown Sued Over Alleged Rape Charges

Chris Brown has been accused of allowing a woman to be raped at a party, according to a new lawsuit. The 29-year-old singer is facing accusations in a lawsuit filed by attorney Gloria Allred - who is acting on behalf of an unnamed woman listed as “Jane Doe” - which allege the star pushed drugs and alcohol on female guests partying at his house in February last year, before “imprisoning” one woman and allowing her to be forcibly raped. According to the documents, which were obtained by The Blast, Jane Doe met Lowell Grissom, one of Chris’ friends, whilst at 1 Oak nightclub in Los Angeles, and was invited back to Chris’ home with a friend, where she alleges her phone was taken from her and “cocaine, ‘Molly,’ and marijuana” was pushed on her. The woman then alleges that the party pro...
Mariah Carey Is Being Sued For Sexual Harassment By Her Former Manager For Being Constantly Naked In Front Of Her
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Mariah Carey Is Being Sued For Sexual Harassment By Her Former Manager For Being Constantly Naked In Front Of Her

Mariah Carey is being sued for sexual harassment and breach of contract by her former manager, who was once one of her closest friends and confidantes. Stella Bulochnikov has put Mariah's lawyers on notice that they plan to file a lawsuit against Mariah, 48, for breach of contract. In the impending lawsuit TMZ reports that Stella claims Mariah was "constantly naked in front of her", and the star's alleged nudity is termed "sexual harassment". Stella is also accusing Mariah of a violation of the US Civil Rights Act, a Violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act. According to TMZ Stella had a three-year contract and was terminated in the middle of this. The website claims a huge amount of money is being sought for missed payments as well as the aforementioned breaches. "Mariah owes ...
Travis Scott Sued For Holding On To Cash After Canceling Show
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Travis Scott Sued For Holding On To Cash After Canceling Show

Travis Scott bailed on a concert in Minnesota the night before the Super Bowl, but held onto the cash he was paid in advance for it, according to a new lawsuit. An entertainment events company called PJAM claims it paid the rapper $150k upfront plus $10k to his booking agent to perform at Myth Nightclub near Minneapolis on February 3. According to the documents, PJAM also arranged for a private jet for Travis, and spent a lot of dough promoting the show, but he backed out hours before. Sources close to Travis say at the time it was due to weather and logistics, but according to the documents, PJAM says Scott "refused to show up to the event." It's unclear if PJAM thinks Travis bailed due to fatherhood, but it insists the rapper has not paid back the $150k advance. The company a...
Kanye West & Solange Knowles Sued For Allegedly Ripping Off Song
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Kanye West & Solange Knowles Sued For Allegedly Ripping Off Song

Kanye West and Solange Knowles must now answer a lawsuit claiming their songs were a ripoff of a song called "If We Can't Be Lovers." Leroy Mitchell, also known as Prince Phillip Mitchell, wrote "If We Can't Be Lovers" in 1970. He claims Solange's song, "F*** the Industry" and Kanye's song, "Everything I Am" both extensively sample his work without his permission. Solange's song was not a big song and Kanye's "Everything I Am" didn't make a big splash either. However, Solange's song was originally supposed to be on a mix tape, called "I Can't Get Clearance." The lawsuit seeks damages and wants Kanye and Solange to stop performing the songs and to put a halt to radio play as well. The lawsuit alleges Kanye and Solange willfully committed the infringement. Mitchell is now aski...
Tyga Might Be Arrested For Not Paying Lady For Her Injuries
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Tyga Might Be Arrested For Not Paying Lady For Her Injuries

Tyga seems to be back to his old tricks of refusing to pay money he owes, and this time he might get arrested for it. There's a bench warrant out for the rapper after he failed to show up to a court hearing. Tyga was supposed to give the judge a rundown of his available assets to satisfy a $236k judgment against him. Recall Shyanne Riekena sued Tyga's company and won, claiming she sustained serious head injuries when a light stand came crashing down on her during one of his concerts. Tyga's company was eventually ordered to pony up, but she still hasn't been paid and the judgment has swelled to more than $250k.
Taylor Swift Being Sued For ‘Stealing’ Lyrics To Shake It Off
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Taylor Swift Being Sued For ‘Stealing’ Lyrics To Shake It Off

Two songwriters are claiming that Taylor Swift stole lyrics from their 2001 song for Shake It Off, reports TMZ. Songwriters Sean Hall and Nathan Butler are claiming in a lawsuit that Taylor stole the lyrics of their 2001 song, titled Playas Gon' Play, which was recorded by girl group, 3LW. A representative for Taylor responded to the lawsuit however, telling TMZ that the claim is "ridiculous" and that they don’t have a case. The two songwriters have worked with stars such as Backstreet Boys, Victoria Beckham, Justin Bieber and Maroon 5 respectively.
Lil Wayne Sued by American Express Over $90k Debt
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Lil Wayne Sued by American Express Over $90k Debt

Rapper, Lil Wayne is reportedly being sued by American Express over unpaid debts of almost $90,000. The credit card giants launched the action after the dinky MC failed to settle his bill for more than half a year. According to TMZ, legal papers show the 33-year-old Got Money favourite is being sued for $86,396.75, as well as attorneys' fees. The documents also claimed that Lil Wayne has owed money since December 2015. Last year he was ordered to pay up $2 million to a private jet leasing company after he was found to have failed to stump up $1 million in debts. As well as the original $1 million, he was told to pay $800,000 in damages and an additional $200,000 in legal fees. This week it emerged he is also being sued for allegedly punching a bouncer in the face when trying to ...