• My wife beats me to pulp – Physically challenged man tells court

    My wife beats me to pulp – Physically challenged man tells court

    A 46-year-old man, Ogah Alexander, on Thursday told a Mararaba Upper Area Court that his wife Helen, disrespects and beats him to pulp.

    Alexander, of Aso C Mararaba, told the court that “my wife beats and disrespects me because I am deformed in one side of my hands”.He urged the court to dissolve his 13-year-old marriage to Helen contracted in 2003 and the marriage is blessed with four children for disrespect and beating.

    The petitioner said he once bought a car for […]

  • My wife of 37 years sleeps with several men – Naval officer tells court

    My wife of 37 years sleeps with several men – Naval officer tells court

    Worried by his wife’s adulterous acts, a naval officer, Adebote Adedoyin, has pleaded with an Agege Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his 37-year-old marriage.

    Adedoyin, 54, who resides at the Air Force Base, Ikeja, Lagos, told the court that his wife, Yemisi, was having extra marital affairs with several men.

    He also claimed that his wife was not submissive, adding that there was no more love in the marriage.

    “The trouble is too much; when l went on transfer for about 11 […]

  • I didn’t know the drugs were fake – ‘Fake’ pharmacist tells court

    I didn’t know the drugs were fake – ‘Fake’ pharmacist tells court

    One Monday Enuma on Friday appeared at a Federal High Court in Abuja charged with selling fake drugs in his shop in Zaria, Kaduna State.

    Enuma, arraigned by the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him.

    He told the court that he did not know that the drugs he had were fake, since they had the same packaging as the original ones.

    Trial judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba advised Enuma, a self-professed pharmacist, to […]

  • Hunger made me steal from farm – 45-year-old man tells court

    Hunger made me steal from farm – 45-year-old man tells court

    A 45-year-old bricklayer, Akinbami Ayeyemikan, on Wednesday told an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State that it was hunger that made him to steal from a farm.

    The accused of no fixed address is standing trial on one-count charge of stealing three bunches of plantain valued at N4, 500 and a log of wood valued at N10, 000.

    The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge, saying that hunger made him to commit the act.

    Police Prosecutor, Insp. Zedekiah Orogbemi, told the […]