• Court dissolves marriage over hubby’s inability to pay dowry

    Court dissolves marriage over hubby’s inability to pay dowry

    A Grade “C” Customary Court sitting at Iseyin in Oyo State on Wednesday dissolved a marriage contracted five years ago over inability of a husband to pay dowry.

    A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Azeez Akeusola watched calmly as court terminated his marriage to his wife Rashidat, due to his inability to pay dowry and other allegations.

    “This court finds it disturbing that families of the estranged couple were unable to resolve the lingering crisis between their […]

  • VCs worried over NYSC’s inability to mobilise graduates for service

    VCs worried over NYSC’s inability to mobilise graduates for service

    According to reports, the Committee of Vice-Chancellors has raised concerns over the inability of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) to mobilise all graduates eligible for the 2016 Batch ‘B’ this year.

    Chairman of the committee, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, who disclosed this during a meeting with the NYSC management yesterday in Abuja, said the body was concerned about the likely implications of not mobilising all eligible corps members in Batch ‘B’. for the 2016 service year.

    The meeting agreed that the universities […]

  • Former President Babangida regrets inability to scrap National Assembly

    Former President Babangida regrets inability to scrap National Assembly

    Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, on Tuesday said he regretted his inability to scrap the National Assembly or make its membership optional.

     

    Babandida, who spoke to journalists at his Uphill residence in Minna, Niger State, as part of activities marking his 75th birthday, said he would make amends if given another chance to act on the matter.

    The ex- President said making the National Assembly membership optional would reduce the cost of governance.

    He said, “During my public life, there were several decisions […]

  • Man gets frustrated, commits suicide over inability to get married at 40

    Man gets frustrated, commits suicide over inability to get married at 40

    According to reports, residents of Alhaji Aboki Street in Abaranje area of Ikotun have been thrown into confusion, following the discovery of the lifeless body of a 40-year-old resident known simply as Femi, in an uncompleted building.

    Late Femi was said to have committed suicide out of frustration and his inability to get married at 40. The incident occurred barely two months after he was evicted from his one -room apartment on 27, Alhaji Aboki Street.

    It was gathered that late Femi, popularly […]