Kogi-born Nollywood Actress, Halima Abubakar Quits Acting

The Senior Pastor of Fire and Omega Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman has filed a lawsuit against the ailing actress over defamation of his character.

He sued the controversial actress, Halima Abubakar for over N1 billion.

Recalling that Halima accused Apostle Suleman of having an affair with her.

The actress and her family also claimed that the pastor had inflicted her with sickness, as the once bubbling Halima has become a shadow of herself.

More recently in an interview, Halima Abubakar alleged that she was pregnant on three occasions for Apostle Johnson Suleman whom she claimed they dated for six years.

The actress also said when rumours of their alleged affair first started making the rounds, she sought the cleric’s advice on what to say but “he told me to go and die”.

In a now-viral clip of the interview, Halima was asked if she was ever pregnant for Suleman.

“Yes, I was once pregnant for him,” she said.

When further asked why she did not keep the pregnancy, she said: “When I lost the baby, he was crying, you would think it’s real because he was shedding tears that I lost his child.

“It’s crazy. I got pregnant three times for him. The last one got me bleeding…I had to take tablets to stop it…”

On how long it took the bleeding to stop, she replied “for four years, I actually just came out since I have been in a long spiritual battle…the blood just stopped rushing, you won’t believe it.”

In another clip from the interview, Halima alleged that the cleric slept with her while she was bleeding.

“He was sleeping with me even while I was bleeding. That’s the dangerous part of it, and he was telling me he couldn’t sleep with any other person, that’s why,” she added.

“The whole thing took me unaware because I was naive and not a spiritual person. Even when I’m on my period, he does that (sleeps with me).”

Halima said she is ready to go to court to prove that the pair had an affair.

The film star’s latest claim comes after the cleric sued her for alleged defamation.

In the suit titled “DEFAMATORY STATEMENTS CONCERNING APOSTLE JOHNSON SULEMAN: NOTICE TO CEASE AND DESIST”, filed before a high court sitting in Abuja, Suleman demanded, among other things, the sum of one billion naira as damages.

“A declaration that the statements published by the defendant against the claimant on her Instagram handle @Halmabubakar, falsely and maliciously written and published to the general public, are defamatory of the person of the claimant,” it reads.

“An order directing the defendant to publish a retraction of her defamatory statements published on her Instagram hande @alimabubakar and on several online blogs and newspapers.

“Pay the sum of N1,000,000,000.00 (one billion naira only) to the claimant as aggravated and exemplary damages for libel contained in the publication of the defendant against the claimant on her Instagram handle @Halimabubakar and caused to be published by the defendant in several newspapers and news blogs, including Gistlover at Gistlover.com.

“An order directing the defendant to pay the claimant the sum of 20,000,000.00 (twenty million naira) being legal fee paid to the counsels handing this suit.”

Suleman is yet to react to Halima’s latest allegations.

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