The field of defamation is an area of Torts Law that is so bifurcated and remains ever dynamic even though circumscribed by well settled principles of law. In Nigeria, this branch of law suffers some deficiencies arising from the fact that not many citizens have shown passion to testing the waters of the law that would have eventuated in many precedents. The suit between Prince Buruji Kashamu v. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has thrown up such challenge. This article attempts to address such lacuna in the Nigerian Law by drawing inspiration from the position in England.
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