A married woman, identified as Sidikat, on Friday, approached the Sharia Court of Arbitration in Ibadan to file a divorce suit against her husband, Abdulrasheed Yusuf who allegedly gives her N10 per meal as feeding allowance for a family of six.
According to Newsmen, Sidikat had appealed to the court to dissolve her 18-year-old marriage to Yusuf for alleged maltreatment, infidelity and starvation.
In her explanation to the court, she said: “He was giving me N10 as feeding allowance either as breakfast […]
‘My husband, Ezekiel Obeji, impregnated his `sister’ in our matrimonial home,” a 31-year-old businesswoman, Mrs Francisca Obeji, told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday.
Obeji told the court that her husband of seven years impregnated a woman he introduced to her as his `sister’.
“My husband, who married me as a virgin, stopped making love to me three-months after our wedding.
“Four-months into our wedding, he brought a young woman home and introduced her to me as his `sister’.
“He told me […]
After five years of unresolved marital crises, an Alimosho Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday dissolved the marriage between Fausat Umar and her husband, Abudu, over infidelity.
The court President, Alhaja S.O Mumuni, in her judgment, said that it was obvious from available testimony and the respondent’s refusal to appear in court that the marriage had hit the rocks.
“Throughout the duration of this case, the respondent refused to honour court processes. Therefore, the court has no other choice than to dissolve […]
A 40-year-old petrol attendant, Seun Olaleye, Thursday told a Lagos Island Customary Court that her second child became crippled due to her husband’s negligence.
Seun, whose husband, Gbenga Olaleye (43), had approached the court for the dissolution of their 16-year-old marriage, told the court that her husband would abscond whenever she was pregnant.
The mother of three, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), told the court that her marriage was blissful until she was pregnant with their first child and […]
One Ajayi Cecilia, on Thursday, dragged her husband, John Ajayi, before an Igando Customary Court sitting in Lagos State over claims that he is a staunch womanizer.
The 42-year-old woman told the court that her husband of 20 years had up to four girl friends in their street.
Cecilia, speaking before the President of the court, Mr. Adegboyega Omilola, sought for the dissolution of her marriage to 46-year-old husband.
She said, “My husband is a womanizer; he is dating four girls in our […]
A 46-year-old business woman, Mrs Funmilayo Adedeji, told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday that her husband had denied her sex for 10 years.
Funmilayo, who said this while responding to a divorce suit filed by her husband, Omotayo, added that he gave no reason for starving her of sex.
“My husband refused to make love to me since 2006, I don’t know his reason.
“ I have called members of my family and those of his family to intervene but […]
An Igando Customary Court in Lagos State on Wednesday dissolved a 15-year-old marriage between Ese Obasare and his wife, Okome Obasare over constant battery and sexual starvation.
Its president, Mr Adegboyega Omilola, in his judgment, held that the court’s decision to dissolve the marriage between the couple was for their good.
Omilola said, “This is the best decision since it appears that the estranged couple was tired of the marriage and all efforts to reconcile them have failed.
“Since both parties consented to […]
A 45-year-old businesswoman, Anna Oshomogbe, has asked an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve her marriage with Edmund because his family controls her home.
She told the court that Edmund with whom she had two children in their 18-year-old marriage could not make decisions on his own.
“My husband’s mother and brothers are controlling our home.
“If we discuss anything, my husband will first go to his family to consult with them, what they say will be my husband’s final decision.
“I am […]