• 17-year-old marriage terminated over secret house built by wife

    17-year-old marriage terminated over secret house built by wife

    A Lagos Island Customary Court on Wednesday dissolved the 17-year-old marriage between a transporter, Haruna Amunikoro, and his wife, Alimotu, after he complained that his wife built a house without informing him.

    Granting the husband’s request, the court President, Mr Awos Awosola, said that the effort of the court to reconcile the parties had failed, as Amunikoro insisted on divorce.

    “The marriage between the two parties is hereby dissolved with effect from today in accordance with the Lagos State Customary Court Law, […]