‘Okafor’s Law’: Court to begin hearing Omoni Oboli ‘theft’ case tomorrow

Posted on March 28 2017 , at 11:19 pm
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  • The plaintiff had on March 23, through Anthony Idigbe (SAN), sought an order, halting the premiere and release of 'Okafor’s Law'.

Jude Idada had accused Omoni Oboli of stealing his work to make ‘Okafor’s Law’

The case between Raconteur Productions and Omoni Oboli, Dioni Visions and FilmOne Distribution involving allegations that the Nollywood actress stole the intellectual property of writer, Jude Idada, for her film, Okafor’s Law will be heard in court tomorrow.

The plaintiff had on March 23, through Anthony Idigbe (SAN), sought an order, halting the premiere and release of Okafor’s Law, pending the determination of a copyright infringement suit filed against Oboli.

READ: ‘Why we dragged Omoni Oboli to court’ – Raconteur Productions

Justice Ibrahim Buba of a Federal High Court in Lagos had issued, among others, the following orders which directed:

‘1. The defendants to deliver and surrender to the plaintiff’s solicitors, all products and packages with the inscription, ‘Okafor’s Law’ and volume of transaction or trade which have been done by defendants.

2. The defendants to permit the court’s bailiff, and such other persons not exceeding four (4), to enter the premises on any working day of Monday to Saturday at 8am to 8pm, to remove all products or packages with the name ‘Okafor’s Law’.’

ALSO: Omoni Oboli lands in court over ‘Okafor’s Law’, barred from premiering the film

Now hearing has been billed for tomorrow, Wednesday, March 29, at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi with the court resuming at 9a.m.

Click here for the FULL audio interview between TNS and Idada in which he accused Omoni Oboli of theft.

This post first appeared on TNS.

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