Omoni Oboli To Appear In Court In May
The storm is not yet over for Omoni Oboli because Okafor’s Law is still in trouble
The Court overseeing the "Okafor's Law" copyright infringement case has adjourned till May.
On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Justice Buba of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi , adjourned the case between Raconteur Productions and Omoni Oboli to May 17, 2017.
On April 3 and April 4, Chioma Onyewe and Jude Idada made an appearance in the witness stand for the plaintiff.
Oboli, who was absent during the first and second hearing of the case, made her first appearance in court on Monday, April 3, 2017. She was accompanied by Nollywood veteran, Zeb Ejiro, who came along to offer his support.
During the first and second hearing of the case, Oboli was represented by the production manager of Dioni Visions, Tomi Adeoye.
On Thursday, March 30, 2017, the Court granted Omoni Oboli permission to release “Okafor’s Law” on Friday March 31, 2017.
Canadian based script writer, Jude Idada has accused Omoni Oboli of stealing his film idea. He claims he shared the idea with her, and even helped her to write the script, but she never paid him the 750,000 Naira as agreed.
Omoni Oboli has continued to deny that she stole the film idea.