Pastor Olukoya drags Sahara Reporters to court

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The General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry, Dr. Daniel Olukoya, has filed a libel suit against the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and the popular online news medium, Punch reported.

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In the suit filed before the Akwa Ibom State High Court in Uyo, the MFM founder is demanding N10bn in damages.

According to the report, Pastor Olukoya in the suit, said he was forced to take legal action against Sowore, and Sahara Reporters after his entreaties to both to desist from publishing alleged negative stories about him and his church fell on deaf ear since 2013.

The cleric also claimed at other times he demanded that Sahara Reporters pulled down all the offending stories against him and his church within seven days but Omoyele and his platform refused. So his decision to sue both.

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