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Taxify Driver accused of attempted rape by Dorcas Shola Fapson is asking for N5Million for Damages

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More twists and turns in the case between actress Dorcas Shola Fapson and Taxify driver, Udeh Henry Nnaemeka accused of assaulting and attempting to rape her, as the latter has now taken the actress to court on charges of false accusation.

In the lawsuit signed by his lawyer; Uchenna Obi of Chancellor Chambers, Dorcas was accused of maliciously branding him a “rapist” and “kidnapper” thereby causing damage to his person and reputation.

Furthermore, he demanded for N5Million from Dorcas Shola Fapson for damages to his person.

See the lawsuit below:

Taxify Driver accused or attempted rape by Dorcas Shola Fapson takes to Court Taxify Driver accused or attempted rape by Dorcas Shola Fapson takes to Court

60 Comments

  1. Vicky

    January 27, 2018 at 6:15 pm

    ????

    • jide

      January 27, 2018 at 7:33 pm

      Won ti po chemical po o. Lmao

    • Californiabawlar

      January 27, 2018 at 7:52 pm

      ??? @Jide!! Best response so far!!! I nearly choked!

      I really think this gist is hilarious… but watch Bellanaijarians come and blow headache-inducing grammar in truckloads of paragraphs. In fact dem go even tear each other’s clothe on top this matter.

      Me? Stuck at work with plenty time so na to brew tea dey read. #kokanaye #Issaomigutter

    • Lee

      January 28, 2018 at 11:44 am

      All the kidnap apologists on this thread need to realise that if he took her to his house without her consent he has already ADMITTED to kidnapping. There is no evidence of attempted rape but HE TOOK HER TO HIS HOUSE AGAINST HER WILL ! To what purpose of not kidnapping?
      He couldn’t pull her out of the car in the road or take her to the police station?
      Everybody here defending this man should remember that it could be their sister mother or daughter tomorrow.

  2. Tash

    January 27, 2018 at 6:25 pm

    This is great! I have been so disturbed at the trauma caused to this poor guy. It’s not fair to treat people poorly. The video gave more than the lady expected and honestly I never knew her before now but don’t think I’ll like to watch a movie with her in it. Please don’t judge me. This is my opinion and you are entitled to yours.
    #lessontoall

  3. Somto

    January 27, 2018 at 6:30 pm

    Only in Nigeria will this crap happen. In your earlier statement you stated you took her to the estate gate and reported to the estate securities, why then did you decide that taking her to your house was the right thing to do. That singular action in a court of law is intent cos you drove her to where she wasn’t going without her consent and that in a civilized court of law is kidnapping I don’t know about Naija. Make sure that you get a very good counsel before running to court and don’t be blinded my monetary gains. You put out a statement on social media and now this letter from your lawyer, no more social media statements cos already I can see inconsistencies that any smart lawyer can use to tear down your claims. Good luck

    • Wifematerial

      January 27, 2018 at 6:50 pm

      Some of us still have our medulla oblonganta working and you are one of them. Thank you somethings are not adding up jor

    • mimi

      January 27, 2018 at 8:26 pm

      All these ‘only in nigeria’ people, puhlsssss. Every country is a sh*thole country, you don’t hear about it doesn’t mean it’s not happening.

      You don’t upload a person’s pic with the label ‘kidnapper and rapist’ and not expect a reaction. Those are two strong words. Was there really an attempt to rape or kidnap? You can go online and talk about poor customer service, driver being uncivilized and being manhandled but not an attempted kidnap or rape. Those are heavy

    • The real dee

      January 28, 2018 at 1:20 am

      Please stop with all these ‘only in Nigeria’ comments nah. Maybe we should start writing stories of similar issues that happen in the US, then you’ll understand these things are minuscule compared to happenings in the US, a very litigious country.

    • Lee

      January 28, 2018 at 2:26 pm

      @ Mimi ‘manhandling’ someone is battery and it’s as much of a crime in Nigeria as anywhere else, as this man is about to discover.

    • mimi

      January 28, 2018 at 4:01 pm

      @Lee, well it isn’t attempted rape or kidnap.

    • adelegirl

      January 29, 2018 at 3:16 pm

      Thank you o.

      I have been asking why didn’t he just drive her back to where he picked her from when she refused to disclose her destination? In fact at the point when she refused to disclose her destination, he should not have moved any further and insisted on her destination before moving. Also, he could have called the police to report this matter when she refused to come down and/or drive her to the nearest police station, instead of his house. He may not be a rapist or a kidnapper but he definitely erred in judgement when he drove her to his house and then put his hands on her in his attempt to forcibly pull her down from his car -that is kidnapping/false imprisonment and assault. At that point, she had every right to defend herself. I hope this really does go to court – it should be interesting – but I think they will end up settling out of court.

  4. Oluwabunmi

    January 27, 2018 at 6:31 pm

    in as much as I don’t condone what both sides are doing, I think 5million is too small for the amount of damage DSF allegedly did to his Career,guy should have made it 50million.i was not there but from the videos I don’t think he wanted he to rape or kidnap her,maybe he manhandled her,yeah I think so. DSF next time calm down before making such allegations, think about your story and all, I am not saying you are not saying the truth, but I dont think social media should be your first cry out. go to the police first, trust me you would have gotten response from everybody, by everybody I mean those that really matter, not the genre public

    • Tee

      January 29, 2018 at 8:54 am

      Its not your job to think its for the Courts to judge, did the Taxify driver move her to from point A to B without her consent, legally speaking that’s abduction? Who then knows what could have happened, and people saying things like this happen elsewhere, yes they do and people are punished. Nigerians need to stop with the sentiments,

  5. Loool

    January 27, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    Correct!

  6. Stephen Ron Wells

    January 27, 2018 at 6:41 pm

    GOOD

  7. NaSo

    January 27, 2018 at 6:45 pm

    Madam rape screamer, To publish anybody’s picture and accuse them of rape and kidnapping suggests u have proof of rape and kidnapping. U better prove it oooh, it is not ok to maliciously slander someone over a disagreement.

    How will u feel if someone angrily published ur picture and called u an asewo and ritualist, simply cos u guys had a disgreement? The world wont take it.

    The Taxify guy had his wrongs, u had ur wrongs, but then u brought in a new type of unspeakable wrong….this guy is speaking out #himToo

  8. Californiabawlar

    January 27, 2018 at 6:53 pm

    Lmaoooo!!! This is a real wonder in Agege, a dog is wearing a blouse, tied a wrapper, has a purse hanging on one side and the headgear tilted to the other side… it is now even dancing shakushaku! ???
    When I said Shola should get a lawyer asap someone thought I was asking her to sue… I saw this coming from a mile away.

    • CrazyWorld

      January 27, 2018 at 7:12 pm

      Gbam gbam…jigi jigi.

      I’m still trying to understand tho. If someone is in your car, come down come down, the person won’t come down and then you drive the person to your area. Can the person sue you for kidnap when you are not even trying to drag the person INTO your house but dragging OUT of the car?

  9. bayus

    January 27, 2018 at 7:10 pm

    simple come down from my car I am not going again has turned into serious issue just because of agidi from both sides. When someone tells you to get off their car especially when he has not collected money from you and you refuse to get down, please what do you expect such person to do? I am asking so I know what to do when I find myself in that situation

    • mimi

      January 28, 2018 at 4:29 pm

      Past midnight? And passenger is making calls in a language I don’t understand? I’m driving to the nearest place I feel safe, I don’t care if it’s the governor. Don’t know the distance to a police station, if my house is the closest I’m going there. So the people passenger has been calling can come and meet us there bah? And either collect my car or kidnap me?. Guess it was when he started driving she got scared. What if she was actually a ritualist? Calling others she don find animal? The driver might not recognize her, and even if he does, doesn’t change a thing. It was all just a misunderstanding I think, blown overtop

    • Kooda

      January 29, 2018 at 9:20 am

      Please help me to ask this useless lady looking for cheap popularity. Now you don’t chop elephant. Useless lady.

    • Tee

      January 29, 2018 at 9:32 am

      Drive to a police station. This is why poeple should not make rash decisions when angry,

  10. lolo

    January 27, 2018 at 7:11 pm

    5 million Naira is way too small!
    Where is my popcorn and cinema glasses?

  11. Thanks

    January 27, 2018 at 7:33 pm

    The Shola Fapson lady is a liar. The driver did the right thing ……sue her stupid lying arse!……fake girl

  12. Physio Tinu

    January 27, 2018 at 7:39 pm

    Tor, e be like say this matter pass popcorn but needs cold garri and groundnut after all. #siddonLook

  13. slice

    January 27, 2018 at 7:46 pm

    Bn that’s a demand letter . Not a lawsuit

  14. JOHN

    January 27, 2018 at 8:10 pm

    It is too small, he should mkae it 100million…it is time women like docas that is fond of playing the rape card, is taught a lesson …I am even angry , is that the lowly amount his reputation is worth? don’t annoy me nigga, quote a reasonable something, so next time she will think twice before screaming rape…let her sugar daddy or simi pay it for her….I swear..If a girl tarnishes my image with rape accusation; I will tarnish her face with concentrated acid such as HCL,H2SO4 and HNO3….no matter how long it takes

  15. Emeka why

    January 27, 2018 at 8:26 pm

    This Mr Henry Nnnaemeka, I don’t want to curse him.

    Someone attempted to end your life by falsely accusing you of rape and you are so naive to sue her for just N5Mil?

    Do you know the damages that would have been done to you and your family if she succeded?

    After all the online criminologist came out in force to analyse/dissect the video to prove your innocence, all lagos slay queens spoke up in your favor that a lady would would not react that way in the event of attempted rape or kidnap,majority of sensible social media influencers stood by you, and this is how you pay us back?

    What happened to adding just two more zeros? Do you still want to be driving taxify during world cup? Don’t you want your prayers to work in your life?

    Nnnaemeka, Why?…Activate the igbo man in you

  16. Mazi

    January 27, 2018 at 8:29 pm

    Nice.

    This is my first time of commenting on this issue. Sue the b—h for defamation of character, for physical assault leading to bodily harm and injury!

    Sue her for tampering with evidence, sue the pepper spray company for unlawful advert without consent, Sue taxify for suspension of account without formal investigation!

    Don’t demand for any fvck’n apologies, make her pay for denting your reputation! Apply for a court order to suspend all her contract with MTV pending the final verdict. Petition the national assembly to enact a law protecting men from false rape accusation and propose a fourteen years incarceration for false rape accusation. We are now an endangered specie when the female folks can accuse us of rape and get away with it.

    Pls don’t let the b—h get away with this.

    Although it’s not about the money but 5 mil is too small. Your name is all over the Internet and a small Google search will always bring you out as a suspected kidnapper and rapiSt.

    • Lee

      January 28, 2018 at 2:20 pm

      An endangered species? Who do you know in Nigeria that has gone to jail for rape?
      Or do you not see all the people here rushing to defend him?
      This man is not guilty of rape but by his own admission he’s guilty of kidnapping false imprisonment and battery. He has no case.

  17. bruno

    January 27, 2018 at 8:38 pm

    bellanaija why dont u like following up on news. he previuosly released a statement and explained everything that happened before this law suit. people who visit ur blog may not know the full gist and may start jumping to conclusion without knowing about his previous statement.

    I believe this taxi driver. nigerians (especially girls)are terribly rude and wicked to taxi drivers. imfact nigeriams are terribly mean and rude to anybody who is lesser than them. that useless girl who calls herself an actress was just hungry to pepper stray someone and she found her victim.

    I pray he wins this case. this will teach rich people a lesson on how to treat people who are lesser than them. nonsense.

    • Sakura

      January 27, 2018 at 9:12 pm

      Hey Bruno, I don’t agree with you on this BUT if you ever do a meet and greet, I would be there??

    • Amara

      January 27, 2018 at 9:49 pm

      Urmmm you do know that Bella Naija included his side of the story when they released the video of DSF explaining what happened right? Go back to their previous post on this matter

    • Wendy

      January 27, 2018 at 11:36 pm

      While visiting Nigeria, I called to ask an Uber driver where he was, he yelled: “…don’t talk to me like that!”
      You really have a low grasp of the knowledge of the perverted marriage between aggression, culture, and gender power dynamics, especially in Nigeria.
      I don’t blame you though, you have your own demons to deal with, it’s not easy being a person like you in our country. But don’t transfer your aggression to Nigerian women, we’re all in this together.

  18. Bia

    January 27, 2018 at 8:46 pm

    I believe him. An Igbo man hardly combines business with pleasure. When his girlfriend visit his shop to buy an item he will collect his full payment for the goods, but at home he can give her all the money he made for that day. Someone said I should watch the video. AND I am like..it’s only on pornhub I have watched a rape incident with the girl as a camera woman..moreove, rI have watched it on YouTube, she edited the video, muted the guys voice and cut off part of the recording. That is called tampering with evidence. The 2nd edited release , the guy was even calling her a ritualist and also calling his sister chidimma for help.

    I’ve watched the video several times and all I see is a case of a girl (Dorcas) who was either disappointed by her boyfriend or is having a period induced bad day, trying to take it out on an innocent driver.

    The video was all acting and you could see it written all over her.

    If the driver wanted to rape her, he wouldn’t drive her to his gate. Driver pointed out that the pickup location was not far from his house.

    If the driver wanted to rape her, he wouldn’t stand in front of the door quietly urging her out. The mistake he did was to try to drag her out hence she started shouting…. We all did that when we were kids, small touch from our elder ones results in us all crying like wounded lions. Even footballers do it too. Remember that was what made Christiano Ronaldo flee from ManU. He feigned serious injury from a slight touch from Rooney during the Euros.

    Dorcas and her supporters should swallow the humble pie and accept that it was all lies before this escalates higher.

    if evans the kidnapper jams the girl in his action days..she won’t have mouth talkless of snapchat to cry rape with british accent

    • Bia

      January 28, 2018 at 6:27 pm

      @Bia up there, whoever you are, you know this is my avatar/blog name right? Respect yoursef an find another name abi are you a learner on this blog??

    • Skri Skri

      January 28, 2018 at 11:20 pm

      @Bia….lmaooooo

  19. Random

    January 27, 2018 at 8:57 pm

    Did he or did he not drive her to an unknown location to her against her will?
    Did he or did he not attempt to either drag her out or refuse to let her out ( whichever of the 2 narratives)??
    Why is there an argument on who is more liable for attempted crime?

    Sentiments aside, let’s use our brains here….

    • CrazyWorld

      January 28, 2018 at 2:46 pm

      @Random she didn’t say her destination. We can’t establish anything about taking her to where is against her will. He said come down and she didn’t and she didn’t even refute that. All she needs to do is say she told him she’s going to so so and so and nobody will support the driver anymore. It is a crime to drag someone out of my own car? Man, Woman, Transgender or equigender?

  20. Amara

    January 27, 2018 at 9:58 pm

    First off , by driving her to an unknown location against her will, that’s already a case for kidnap. 2. By dragging her out of the car, at an unknown location; she could have easily assumed that she was about to be raped even if that was not his intention, it’s still very questionable. I do not deny that DSF overreacted or was probably rude to the driver but in her defense , it was late, the driver took her to an unfamiliar location and was trying to pull her out of the car. Damn, I would have feared for my life too and screamed like a mad woman. People need to look past the fact that she’s “ a female celebrity with an accent who dresses a certain way “ ( Some people and their backward mentality) and understand that sis feared for her life and overreacted. The driver also lied in his initial statement but I bet all he wanted to do was drag her out of the car to leave her in the cold just to teach her a lesson for being rude.

    • Lee

      January 28, 2018 at 2:22 pm

      That’s a fair assessment.

    • Sisi

      January 28, 2018 at 10:16 pm

      I agree with mix of what you say, the thing is she needs to be honest and say that she perhaps overreacted due to being in fear for her life. Upon reflection I am sure she can conclude rape was certainly a reach even if the kidnap carries a little more weight. Honestly the whole thing did not need to amount to all this – but she put it out there and now she has to deal with the consequences. I hope she has more evidence to back up her claims – if not I am afraid her claims are super shaky from the perspective of an outsider.

    • Kooda

      January 29, 2018 at 9:32 am

      I can see you have no brain for analysis. They said she mentioned no destination. What is she doing in someones property. Ori e ti gbale.

  21. Ade

    January 27, 2018 at 10:57 pm

    Would shola get in a London black cab without informing the driver of her intended destination? At least she grew up in London. This clearly originates from the way some Nigerians belittle taxi drivers, street cleaners and house helps.

    If I were a Lagos taxi driver and you dont tell me your destination at that time of the night, I would kick you out of my car somewhere on the third mainland bridge.

    • Lee

      January 28, 2018 at 11:49 am

      And you would be justified. But he took her to his house why?

  22. Deb

    January 27, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    This law firm wants to trend abi. This driver drove a client to his house, there is a video where she write he has the car on child lock. There was agitation and screaming in the video, the lady got hold of the keys when he came down from the car. Kidnap and threat to life. Please i will like to represent Shola. There was a statement realeased by the driver earlier which is a statement of fact, you don’t have a good case Oga driver. Taxify too will be a party to the suit they can’t escape it

  23. June

    January 28, 2018 at 2:26 am

    I’m writing this comment at 2:30am, are my eyes that tired or did I just read ‘Dear Ma’ ???? Let me add , I’m asking for a friend ?????????

  24. Meee

    January 28, 2018 at 4:17 am

    Lol! Welcome to 2018! Year of the ‘legals’ from the red dress saga suit to this suit. It’s not even February yet! Darn no movies needed again abeg, all this ´reality shows’ are way more interesting???

  25. Treeeci

    January 28, 2018 at 4:50 am

    I’m sorry but it’s easy to scream and shout rape in a country like Nigeria where money talks and the less fortunate pay the price.
    There was obviously an altercation between these two prior to the video that was shown. She must have done something that upset him, and not thinking clearly he decided he would hold her hostage. Both were wrong in this case, and unfortunately for the guy, he has no proof. We have seen situations like this over and over again in America, and the only way these drivers could be vindicated was by showing video proof. 9 times out of 10 it’s always the passenger that starts something. If the guy is really guilty of what you are accusing him of, and you have the strength to record it, why not call someone for help?
    Something is not adding up here!

    • Lee

      January 28, 2018 at 11:45 am

      Upsetting someone is legal. Holding someone hostage is a crime.

    • Treeeci

      January 28, 2018 at 6:58 pm

      @Lee as I said, both were wrong in this case. Holding someone hostage is a crime, but falsely accusing someone of rape is dangerous as well.

  26. No Headaches Please

    January 28, 2018 at 1:39 pm

    I stopped reading at ‘Dear Ma.’

    Seriously?
    No.

    I said No.

    Not today.

  27. slice

    January 28, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    I’m willing to give the benefit of the doubt till more investigation. Anytime you enter someone’s car and they make a turn that’s not in line with where you’re going and it’s not a short cut, you are perfectly within your rights to believe something ontoward is happening. Being scared out of your mind at that point is a completely legit reaction. And some aggressive guys will talk about raping byou the minute youoffend them. At that time of day, a lady’s worst fear is probably that she’s about to be raped in such a situation. Also when someone records an event, it may not provide the best evidence depending on when the tape started. I’m hard pressed to believe nothing happened and she released the recording she made. There’s enough here to bear a second look. The case is supposedly with the police. I see no point in the lawyers threatening her to retract. Let the police complete their investigation and if she’s wrong, she can then publish the apology.

  28. Fizzy

    January 28, 2018 at 2:45 pm

    How did this mess start? According to the driver, Shola refused to say where she was going. While Shola said it was becos she refused to pay cash. I think this was a case of ego/misunderstandings and serious agidi on both sides. Shola was wrong to label the man a rapist. How about the man put up Shola’s picture and label her ‘Akunakuna and Ritualist’ Then, the law suits can start from there.

  29. Anonymous

    January 28, 2018 at 3:41 pm

    I’m not a lawyer though I’m a professional. If you ask someone out of your car, they are duty bound t0 get out, location is none of your business, your car is your property especially since she was out running her business at 1.00am! ” Ijakumo ki rinde Osan, Eni a bi ire o kin rinde oru”. It means mostly folks of shady character are out at 1,00am especially since we are not yet a 24/7 economy. She did not attempt to get out. The guy already was retiring for the night and said the whole incident was not far from his home. Do you know how many taxi drivers are shot and stabbed all over the world especially in places like New York? It’s a very dangerous profession or job.

    I feel since it was close home, he too may have had a genuine fear of ritualists especially as Sola was probably speaking a language he didn’t understand so he drove to “safety”. Which is home in this case. If a man wants to Rape you he won’t do it in front of his sister or family. The girl was purportedly saying “he will see or she will deal with it tomorrow”. If you are afraid of kidnapping, tomorrow is the last thing on your mind. This bullying by folks who feel they have law enforcement connections like the Ibiyemio and Sulaiman Guys should stop. Everyone shoul be equal under the law. As for her curses, a curse curseless cannot come upon my head or anyone’s for that matter. It just sheds more light on her. I never even heard of her as an actress and am 50!

    • slice

      January 28, 2018 at 5:18 pm

      No you can’t ask someone out if your car in any location. If you take me from a well lit area and ask me out of your car mid way when I wasn’t posing an immediate danger to you, then you’ll be responsible for whatever happens next.

  30. Loool

    January 28, 2018 at 4:38 pm

    Lee aka Dorcas, continue jumping upandan people’s comments here. Shior.

  31. XO

    January 29, 2018 at 3:59 pm

    I am only wondering how this story would have turned out for Dorcas if she didn’t have that pepper spray in her bag and was able to escape

    for someone to drive you to HIS house—for WHATEVER REASON at MIDNIGHT while you are ALONE if he didn’t have any BAD INTENTIONS …/ Typing this I am already scared.

    He could have dropped her on the road not take her to his house , keep her stranded since she tried to be stubborn. But take her to his house to start calling out to Chidinma?????

    I don’t care the misunderstanding they had but his house is a place he would have been able to subdue her..

    This law suit to me looks like damage control…it is not who called police first that wins case. If Dorcas , a criminologist has a good lawyer, she will bring this man down.

    he drove her to his house to do what? hiss*

  32. Vice

    March 28, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    Please any update on this Case?

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