Pinnick sues Davido, demands N2.3bn for failed show
Popular Nigerian singer David Adeleke, aka Davido has been sued for a failed show.
The organisers of the annual ‘Warri Again Concert’, Brownhill Investments Company Limited, have instituted a N2.3bn suit against hip-hop artiste, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, over an alleged breach of agreement/contract entered into between them.
Brownhill Investments Company Limited, owned by a former President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amaju Pinnick, filed the suit marked EHC/183/2023 before the Delta State High Court in Effurun.
The claimant, through its lawyer, Kelechi Onwuegbuchulem, is asking the court to award N2bn as general damages against Davido and his his music label, Davido Music Worldwide Limited.
The claimant is praying the court to award against Davido the sum of N150m as legal and professional fees and an additional sum of N30m as the cost of filing the suit.
It also wants the court to order the singer “to tender a public apology on all the 1st defendant’s social media accounts/handles and in two national daily newspapers for four consecutive days, to the claimant and attendees.”
In its statement of claim, the claimant stated that sometime in early 2023, Davido approached Pinnick, when they met at the Abuja Airport and asked to be engaged for the 19th edition of the ‘Warri Again Concert’ event to be held on October 6, 2023.