Nathaniel Bassey Petitions IG for Defamation Over Claims He Fathered Mercy Chinwo's Son: “Way to Go”

Nathaniel Bassey Petitions IG for Defamation Over Claims He Fathered Mercy Chinwo's Son: “Way to Go”

  • A petition has been written by gospel singer, Nathaniel Bassey, to the IG of police over allegations made by some people
  • Some social media users had claimed that he was the father of Mercy Chinwo's son after she and her husband unveiled the little boy's face
  • His lawyer stated that social media users were not merely engaging in light-hearted banter with someone's reputation, as one of them posted a picture of the gospel singer

Nigerian gospel singer, Nathaniel Bassey, has shown his grievance over an allegation made against him by some social media users. had reported that Mercy Chinwo and her husband revealed their son's face during Easter.

Many of their fans said that the little boy looked like the singer's husband, while others alleged Nathaniel Bassey fathered the child.

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Nathaniel Bassey petitions IG over allegation about Mercy Chinwo's son
Nathaniel Bassey petitions IG over allegations he fathered Mercy Chinwo's son. Photo credit @mercychinwo
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In a new development, the 'Jesus Iye' crooner took action as he petitioned the IG of the police about the issue.

According to Nathaniel Bassey's lawyers who work with the Fortress Link Law firm, four social media users, Okoronkwo Ejike, Kingsley Ibeh, Terrence Ekot, and Dj Spoiltkid claimed that the little boy looked like Nathaniel Bassey.

In the clip, one of the lawyers said the case was not that of cruise. He mentioned that one of the people used the picture of the male gospel singer and claimed that he was the father of the little boy.

The lawyer argued that the social media users have surpassed the boundaries set by the law.

Nathaniel Bassey's lawyer calls on police to act

In the recording, one of the lawyers said the police knew the law and what the criminal code said about such issues.

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He also noted that they had attached evidence to the petition they tendered.

Recall that Nathaniel Bassey visited Mercy Chinwo after she gave birth to her son. 

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How fans reacted to Nathaniel Bassey's petition

Netizens have reacted to the petition written by the gospel singer. Below are some of the comments:


"Very good."


"Satisfaction button."


"This will serve as a lesson to all those that talk without reasoning...they wanna get famous they'll get famous paying for defamation."


"They should not do Christianity and pity them, teach them a good lesson biko on our behalf."


"They need to learn big time."


"I concur. They F those people up big time."


"Way to go. My mouth will not put me in trouble button.'


"Nobody should come here and use Christianity to blackmail anybody maka ara igba gi!"


"Supported 100%."

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Mercy Chinwo shows glimpse of newborn earlier reported that Chinwo and her husband, Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa, returned to Nigeria with their newborn son.

The singer gave her fans a glimpse of her baby as they participated in the 'I'm not the bride' challenge.

The gospel singer's husband, who was with their newborn son, was happy to say he was the father.


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