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Enugu Assembly pledges to enhance customary court’s speedy delivery of justice

The Enugu State House of Assembly has promised to provide the right legal framework that would enhance the state’s Customary Court of Appeal’s speedy delivery of justice in the state.

My wife threatens my life – man tells court

Rahimi Ganiyu, a businessman, on Thursday, petitioned a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his 17-year marriage over his constant fear of his wife, Adijat Ganiyu.

My husband calls me barren – woman tells court

A 40-year-old businesswoman, Temidayo Amosa, on Friday dragged husband, Omotosho, before an Igando Customary Court, for allegedly calling her a barren woman.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands two friends for allegedly kidnapping a 19-year-old woman

An Iyaganku Customary Court sitting in Ibadan on Friday ordered that two friends, who allegedly kidnapped a 19-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice.

Man begs court to dissolve 14-year old marriage over alleged adultery

An Ibadan-based civil servant, Mr Akintayo Kalejaye, on Friday a Mapo Customary Court to dissolve his 14-year-old marriage to his wife, Funmilayo, over alleged adultery.

Court dissolves 10-year marriage over threat to life

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved a 10-year marriage between Kamardeen Babatunde and his wife, Iyabo, over threat to life and stealing.

Court dissolves 17-year-old marriage over unresolved disagreements

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court in Ibadan on Thursday dissolved a 17-year-old marriage between one Taofeeq Balogun and his wife, Baliqis, over unresolved disagreements.

I am fed up with her catankerous nature – Husband tells court

A businessman, Olalekan Akingbade on Friday urged a Customary Court in Badagry, near Lagos, to dissolve his marriage because he was fed up with his wife’s cantankerous nature.

Court dissolves 13-year marriage after wife says husband impotent

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, dissolved a 13-year marriage between Mr Monday Adiri, and his wife, Dominica, on the grounds that she called him an impotent man.

Court strikes out divorce suit

A Jikwoyi Customary Court, Abuja, on Monday struck out a suit filed by a business man, Mr Osita Opara, praying the court to dissolve his marriage on grounds that his wife, Princess, was having extra an marital affair.

Adultery, sex denial crash 10-year-old marriage

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos State on Monday dissolved a 10-year-old marriage of a printer over adultery and denial of sex.

Court dissolves 23-year old marriage over threat to husband’s life

An Ibadan-based trader, Mrs. Bushira Salawudeen, has prayed a Mapo Customary Court, to plead with her husband, Rafiu, to forgive her and stop the divorce proceedings.

I slept with my brother-in-law thinking it was my husband – woman tells court

A trader, Mrs Kuditat Ajayi, 52, told an Igando Customary Court that she slept with her brother-in-law because she thought he was her husband.

Court dissolves seven-year marriage over threat to life

A Mapo Customary Court on Friday dissolved the seven-year-old marriage between a trader, Olawale Agboola, and his wife, Wuraola, over threat to life and irreconcilable differences.

My wife ran away with her lover – Man tells court

A trader, Mr Mathias Ugwu, on Monday, prayed a Customary Court sitting in Jikwoyi, to dissolve the union between him and Nwakaego, owing to the fact that she has eloped with her lover.
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ICPC probes Delta Reps member for forgery, impersonation

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has begun an investigation of the lawmaker representing Delta State in the House of Representatives, Mutu Ebomo, for alleged forgery and impersonation.

Governor Akeredolu bemoans corruption in judiciary

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday blamed the corruption in the judiciary in recent times on the challenges arising from incursion of strange elements into the nation’s legal system

Ekiti court dissolves 21-year-old marriage over threat to life

An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court on Thursday dissolved a 21-year-old marriage between Kolawole Mathew and his wife, Ajoke over threat to life.

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