WOMAN THREATENS SUICIDE IN IBADAN IF DIVORCE FAILS

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court in Agodi, Ibadan, on Tuesday dissolved a five-year-old marriage over battery and lack of care by the man. The President of the court, Mr Mukaila Balogun, held that evidence before the court proved that Mr Lasisi Mukaila battered his wife, Kafila, who filed for divorce and threatened to kill herself if the court would reject her request. Balogun said that the court did not derive pleasure in dissolving marriages ”but cannot fold its arms and allow ugly incidents involving lives to happen”. He regretted that domestic…

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WORLD’S RICHEST MAN AGREES TO 35BILLION DOLLAR DIVORCE, SEE PIX

The world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, and his wife, MacKenzie, have agreed to a record- breaking divorce settlement worth at least $35 billion (£27bn). Ms Bezos will retain a 4% stake in online retail giant Amazon which her husband of 25 years founded. She will also give up her interests in the Washington Post newspaper and Bezos’ space travel firm Blue Origin. The deal dwarfs a previous $3.8 billion record set by art dealer Alec Wilderstein and his wife Jocelyn. Ms Bezos made the announcement in a tweet – her…

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WE DIDN’T HAVE SEX FOR 2-3 MONTHS SO I WASN’T RESPONSIBLE FOR HER PREGNANCY, MAN TELLS COURT

28-year-old divorcee, Bilkisu Aminu has dragged her ex-husband, Muhammad Jibril, to a Sharia Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State over his denial of her pregnancy. Aminu, who resides in Benin Street, Kaduna State, told the court that she got married to the defendant for three months before they were divorced. “He divorced me on February 6, but after a few days at home, I went to a private hospital and the doctor confirmed that I am pregnant. “I called Jibril to inform him of the pregnancy; he told me…

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MY HUSBAND TIED ME UP, THREW ME INTO CESSPIT SAYS AGGRIEVED WIFE

A housewife, Fausat Akinola, on Thursday told a Grade `C’ Customary Court, Agodi in Ibadan, that her husband of 15 years, one Sarafa Akinola, used to tie her to a tree in front of their house. Fausat, a mother of three, said this when testifying before the court in a divorce suit filed by her husband. “My lord, I support the dissolution of the marriage because my husband used to tie me to a tree in our compound. “Even there was a day he threw me inside a soak away…

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MY HUSBAND OF 17 YEARS REFUSED TO TAKE ANOTHER WIFE, PLEASE SEPARATE US, WOMAN TELLS COURT

A 35-year- old housewife, Rasheedat Zubairu, on Monday prayed an Ilorin Area Court, to dissolve her 17 years marriage to Kehinde Zubairu, over barrenness. Zubairu said that the 17 years marriage did not produce any issue, adding that all efforts to conceive proved abortive. “I want this marriage to be dissolved, I am fed up and there is no love between us again. “I have advised my husband Kehinde, to marry another woman, but he refused, and he believes that I can still give birth. He has been faithful to…

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SHE’S PROMISCUOUS, SLAPPED ME BEFORE OUR NEIGHBORS, HUSBAND TELLS DIVORCE COURT

A man, Olohunjuwon Afolabi  has dragged his wife, Olubunmi Afolabi, before Ile Tuntun Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State alleging that she is irresponsible, troublesome and promiscuous. He added that she was not committed to their children’s education. He thus pleaded with the court to dissolve their union and grant her custody of their three children in order to give them adequate care. He stated thus: “My wife has been unfaithful to me since we got married. She goes out and comes in any time she likes. She comes home…

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I DON’T WANT TO DIE, MY HUSBAND THREATENED TO STAB ME TO DEATH, WOMAN TELLS COURT

A depressed Nigerian woman has begged a court in Ikorodu area of Lagos state to dissolve her marriage after her husband threatened her life. An Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday granted the request of a housewife, Yetunde, to have her 27-year-old marriage to an electrician, Taiwo Salami, dissolved. The President of the court, Mrs Funmi Adeola, ordered Taiwo to pay his estranged wife N5, 000 as monthly feeding allowance for the six children of the union, and be responsible for other expenses. “The court has done all within…

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HE THREATENED TO POUR ACID ON ME AFTER REMOVING TWO OF MY TEETH, WOMAN TELLS DIVORCE COURT

He threatened to pour acid on me, removed two of my teeth —Woman Ayomide Owonibi-Odekanyin / 2 hours ago A housewife has pleaded with an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State to end her six years old marriage over allegations of battery and threat to life by her husband. The petitioner, Mrs. Abosede Olugbenga, told the court that her husband, Samuel was fond of threatening to kill her. “I don’t want to wait till he carries out the act. He keeps saying it all the time and I am afraid…

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PLEASE SEPARATE US NOW BEFORE ONE KILLS THE OTHER , MAN TELLS DIVORCE COURT

A man, Ganiyu Salami has brought a divorce suit against his wife, Kadijat  Saolami at the Oja Oba/ Mapo Court C Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State. Ganiyu accused his wife of being troublesome, disobedient, violent and always fighting him. He added that she had succeeded in sowing the seed of discord among his family members. He thus pleaded with the court to separate them in order that one of them would not kill the other. “I’m fed up with my wife. I can’t live under the same roof with…

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MY PROPHET HUSBAND SLEPT WITH 5 FEMALE CHURCH MEMBERS

An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court, ‎on Thursday, dissolved the 16 years marriage between Mr Emmanuel Jegede and his wife, Olubunmi, both clergymen. The marriage was dissolved on the grounds of threat to life, provocation, stubbornness, lies and adultery. The petitioner, Mr Emmanuel Jegede, 41, a clergyman, a resident at Irewumi quarters, opposite Bawa Estate, Ado-Ekiti, told the court that the respondent was arrogant, lazy, stubborn and unsupportive. He explained that the respondent, who gave birth to three children for him, was not willing to work to assist him in taking care…

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