Davido Pays $94,500 to Amaju Pinnick In Breach of Contract

Popular Nigerian musician Davido has consented to resolve the breach of contract lawsuit that Brownhill Investment Company Limited, led by Amaju Pinnick, the immediate past president of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), filed against him in the High Court of Delta State, Effurun.

As part of the consent judgment entered in a N2 billion suit filed against him, Davido also agreed to pay N30 million to the claimant, being a part contribution to the claimant’s outstanding legal fees in the suit within seven days of execution of the terms of settlement.

Former NFF president, Amaju Pinnick
Former NFF president, Amaju Pinnick

Recall that the claimant had asked the court to grant N2 billion in general damages against Davido in suit EHC/183/2023 through the representation of Kelechi Onwuegbuchulem, his attorney.

The claimant prayed for N150 million as legal and professional fees, and an additional sum of N30 million as cost of filing the suit.

Listed as defendants in the suit are David Adeleke a.k.a “Davido”, and his music label, Davido Music Worldwide Limited.

The parties have mutually decided to perform in the “Warri Again Concert” edition on October 4, 2024, following a protracted debate and talks to settle the issue amicably.

As per the consent ruling, the parties also decided that the $94,500 that the claimant had already paid the defendants would be taken into account for the performance at the event.

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