PASTOR DIVORCES WIFE OVER REFUSAL TO GO FOR DELIVERANCE

A 44-year-old pastor, Omotilewa Oke, on Monday secured a divorce at an Igando Customary Court in Lagos, over his wife’s refusal to go for deliverance. Oke said that his wife of six years, Shola, with whom he had two children, behaves in an irrational way. “She fights me everyday and also fights with neighbours over minor issues to the extent that people in our area know us for frequent fighting. “I knew that something was wrong and I asked her to go for deliverance; when she refused, I stopped sleeping…

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I WONT DIVORCE HER UNTIL SHE REPAYS THE 3.5MIL I SPENT ON HER, MAN TELLS COURT

A businessman, Alhaji Murtala Adamu, on Thursday prayed a Gudu Grade II Court not to grant his estranged wife’s request for divorce until she returned the N3.5 million he had so far spent on her. Adamu made the request during divorce proceedings to end his one-year marriage to Layisatu Abubakar. He said that he would not divorce Abubakar until his conditions are met. Abubakar had filed a case against Adamu on the basis of ‘Khul’, (also called Khula, a procedure through which a woman can divorce her husband in Islam,…

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MY HUSBAND STOLE MY PANT, SPONGE AND WRAPPER FOR MONEY RITUAL, WOMAN TELLS COURT

A housewife, Funmilayo Ayoola has narrated how her husband stole her pant, sponge and wrapper for ritual in Akure. Funmilayo’s case was brought to the knowledge of the police in the sunshine state on April 4, 2019 at about 7pm. Funmilayo, a resident in Orita-Obele Estate, Akure said sometime in 2014, her pant, sponge and wrapper got missing in their three bedroom apartment and she subsequently informed her husband Funmilade Busayo who denied knowledge of the missing items. She said she became sick afterwards and her health deteriorated with attendant…

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RETURN MY 22.9 MIL. AND CARS SEIZED OVER DISPUTES WITH MY WIFE, MEDICAL DOCTOR BEGS POLICE

A Lagos-based medical doctor, Ojo-Adedeji Adeboye, has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhammed Adamu, to obey the order of the Federal High Court, Lagos by returning the sum of N22.9 million and two vehicles forcefully taken away from him in the course of investigation of a civil matter involving him and his estranged wife. In a February 12, 2019 judgment by Justice C.M.A. Olatoregun, the court had granted all the reliefs sought by Adeboye in the application seeking for the enforcement of his fundamental rights. Adeboye and…

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MY HUSBAND WANTS TO USE OUR KIDS FOR RITUALS, WOMAN TELLS DIVORCE COURT

Badagry (Lagos State) – A Badagry Customary Court sitting at the City’s Town Hall on Friday dissolved a 14-year-old marriage on the grounds of irresponsibility and fetish acts by the husband . Its president, Mr Shakirudeen Adekola, dissolved the marriage between Monsurat Jinadu, 35, and Ganiyu 40, following a petition by Monsurat, saying that Ganiyu was irresponsible and fetish. He ordered that the dissolution should take effect from May 24, having observed that the marriage had irretrievably broken down. “The marriage between the petitioner, Monsurat, and the respondent, Ganiyu is…

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OBASANJO’S DIVORCE: INABILITY TO SERVE PETITION HOLDS BACK PROCEEDINGS

The inability of Mr Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to serve his estranged wife a copy of their divorce petition has stalled the proceedings at an Ikeja High Court in Lagos The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mrs Temitope Obasanjo (nee Adebutu), is Olujonwo’s estranged wife and daughter of popular Premier Lotto magnate, Sir Kessington Adebutu, alias “Baba Ijebu”. During Thursday’s proceedings, counsel to the petitioner, Ms Omo Omofoma, told the court that the court sheriff had made several attempts to serve defendant to no…

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MY OPC HUSBAND THREATENS ME WITH CHARMS, BEAT ME AND MY MUM TO COMA, WOMAN TELLS DIVORCE COURT

A woman in her early 40’s, Jumoke  Omoyajowo, has told Oja Oba/ Mapo Court C Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State, she’s no more interested in her 11-year-old union with her husband, Jamiu Omoyajowo. Jumoke alleged that her husband who is an OPC member, was irresponsible and dubious. She added that he was always threatening her with charms and would beat her to pulp.  According to the plaintiff, her husband once beat her mother blue-black. The plaintiff, as a result, prayed the court to abort their relationship and grant her…

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AFTER 41YRS OF MARRIAGE, WIFE ACCUSE HUSBAND OF IMPREGNATING HER SISTER AND SEXUALLY MOLESTING ALL THEIR THREE DAUGHTERS

A petitioner, Mrs. Mabel Alli, had approached the court to end her 41-year marriage to Richard for impregnating her sister and their daughter. Stating her case before the court, Mabel had said, “My husband sexually molested all three of our daughters. After impregnating my sister, he took one of our daughters to the hospital to have an abortion. “Our 19-year-old girl also reported to me that he always sneaked into her room to have intercourse with her and I had caught him in the act. “My friends and domestic staff…

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ABUJA WOMAN BEGS COURT TO SAVE HER MARRIAGE

A housewife, Mira Kaka, on Wednesday pleaded with a Jikwoyi Customary Court not to grant her husband’s prayer for divorce. Kaka made the plea on Friday when she appeared in the court following a divorce suit filed by her husband, Johnson, alleging infidelity. ”I am willing to work with my husband to save the marriage. “He is still my husband, I don’t want the marriage to be dissolved, and I don’t want him to have custody of the children”,she said. She also begged the court to order her husband to…

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SHE USURPED MY POSITION IN THE HOUSE, GAVE OUR KIDS TRIBAL MARKS WITHOUT MY CONSENT, HUSBAND TELLS DIVORCE COURT

“I’m fed up with my wife. She has no regard for me and doesn’t value our relationship. She takes decisions on her own which I frown on. One of the grave decisions she took was to disfigure our children’s faces with tribal marks.” “His main reason for marrying me was my money. He gave me no attention nor displayed any affection towards me. He stole my land document and I pray this honourable court to help retrieve it from him.” These were some of the evidences given in court by…

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