Nigerian musician D’Banj has been in Amsterdam for the past several days and in other countries of the world before then, including a few weeks in the US late last year. That was when the first news of his financial difficulties began to surface, with reports of pending legal action over unpaid thousands of dollars, read here.
A technology company, MindHub Technologies headed by Henry Ojogho claimed Dbanj was owing the company N15 million. Since then, things appear to have gotten worse. While Dbanj may be travelling on apparent philantropic missions and foreign endorsements, his staff are left unpaid and his house is plastered with court summons for bad debt.
ENCOMIUM Weekly reports that their sources claim Dbanj has not been able to pay his staff for a while.
We were told that some of his personal staffers are grumbling over unpaid salaries even as many have called it quits with his team.
“D’Banj and some of his workers are at loggerheads over unpaid salaries. Chu-Chu and Moses have already been withdrawn from his management for now. Things are no longer at ease with the Koko master.”
According to this report by NetNg, Dbanj may be allegedly fleeing the country to avoid forthcoming legal action.
With the case filed in court with suit number: LD/ADR/445/14 with hearing expected to commence on Monday, January 26, 2015 at the Multi-door Courthouse in Obalende, Lagos with Justice Mrs Oyebanji as the presiding judge. Already, the writ of summons and other relevant documents in the suit have been posted on D’Banj’s residence on Osaro Isokpan Street in Lekki Phase 1.
The pasting was done by the court bailiff on December 17, 2014 at about 1:35p.m, pursuant to order of court made on November 12, 2014 having been satisfied that the defendant was evading been served the notice. However with the on-going strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) which is over 2 weeks old now, the case may be adjourned if the strike is not called off before January 26, 2015, which is the hearing date.