Former lawmaker, Abike Dabiri-Erewa is suing Diamond Bank and Punch for libel after they listed her as a debtor.
Both organisations falsely accused her of owing N22 million, Channels reports.
Diamond Bank on August 4th, published a report that contained her picture, and stated that she is a Director of Thriller Endeavors, a company she says she has never heard of.
Speaking on the situation, Dabiri-Erewa said:
“It cost me irreparable damage, it has totally embarassed me, i found it very very shocking and i just feel that the best thing to do is to seek legal redress in court.
My lawyers are demanding for N500 million compensation from Diamond Bank and from The Punch Newspaper for doing that,” she said.
Diamond Bank has apologized for the error: