Popular TikToker sentenced 3 years in jail for defaming actress Eniola Badmus

Nigerian TikToker, Blessing Nwakaego Okoye, popularly known as Sweet, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment for defaming actress, Eniola Badmus on social media.

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State convicted Blessing on Wednesday, April 3 after she pleaded guilty to the charge brought against her.

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It can be recalled that the TikToker made a bold accusation against Eniola Badmus, claiming she was a pimp who gives out girls to politicians for a fee.

After several confrontation, she confessed to have defamed the movie star because a friend, Fortune Ibe, promised to pay her N200,000 to do so.

However, for being remorseful, Justice Oweibo gave her the option to pay the fine of N150,000 in lieu of jail time, saying that her action contravened Sections 24(1)(b)(2)(a)(c) and 27 of the Cybercrimes Act, 2015.

It was learnt that Nwakaego and one Chimabia who is now at large were jointly charged for the offence.

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Social media users thronged to comment section to share their thoughts. Some reactions are shown below:

rosythrone said, β€œDear Lord, my mouth and data will not put me in trouble πŸ€²πŸΎβ€.

evve__lynn said, β€œThis one wey arrest dey fly up and down… make nothing happen to my helper o”.

melcarsson_1 said, β€œYall and misleading captions, she paid 150k fine and she’s free not in jail”.

flamez_of_black30 said, β€œSo what Eniola trying to achieve now ?”

rosythrone said, β€œPeople when go enter jail this year go plenty”.

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