Nigerian Model Sues Wema Bank For Illegal Use Of Her Pics Without Her Permission

US -based Nigerian model , Nneoma Anosike , has sued Wema Bank PLC before a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court for allegedly using her photos for commercial purposes without authorization or consent .

The 22- year-old made the lawsuit through her father , Frank Anosike , who also acted as her lawyer , claiming N 97 million as damages .

According to the plaintiff , the bank on 11th of April , 2016 used her photo on Instagram , for a commercial without her consent or authorization from Ford Models Inc , her American management company .

She therefore seeks an order directing the defendant to pay N75 million for allegedly passing off her services as well as an injunction restraining the defendant from passing off or causing others to pass off her professional services

She also requests for a declaration that she is entitled to her privacy of her correspondence under Section 37 of the Nigerian Constitution.


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