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Counsellor blames rate of divorce on social media

A Marriage Counsellor, Mrs Adeyemi Omoseye, has attributed the high rate of divorce in Nigeria to imitating the western culture through the social media.

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.

Court grants divorce to woman who sued over big size of husband’s manhood

A house wife in Zamfara State, Aisha Dannupawa, has been granted a divorce by a local Sharia court after filing a suit against her husband for dissolution of their marriage because his manhood was too big.

Man loses 11-year-old marriage for threatening wife’s life with gun

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday dissolved an 11-year-old marriage between Jolomi and Osaryekeme Odometa, over threat to her life.

I will not grant my estranged wife divorce until she pays me N3.5 million...

A businessman, Alhaji Murtala Adamu, on Thursday prayed a c not to grant his estranged wife’s request for divorce until she returns the N3.5 million he so far spent on her.

17-year-old girl commits suicide in Kano over mother’s divorce

A 17-year-old girl, Sadiya Shehu of Tudun Murtala quarters, Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State has committed suicide on Monday over a misunderstanding between her parents that led to divorce of her mother.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the press during the first joint European Union and Arab League summit at the International Congress Centre in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on February 24, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP)

Theresa May to make ‘new, bold offer’ in Brexit bill

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a “new, bold offer” to lawmakers with “an improved package of measures” in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament before she leaves office.

Expert: Schools can end suicide through counselling

Reacting to the rising rate of suicides among youths, a counsellor, Ms Chinelo Nkennor, has said the power to put an end to suicides, in both young and old, lies with schools embracing 21st-century guidance and counseling methods.

Banditry: Security in my local council in Katsina deteriorating – chairman

The Transition Committee Chairman of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Mannir Muazu, has decried deteriorating security situation in the area, saying inhabitants were unsafe.
Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Hon. Dr. Abdul-Lateef Abdul-Hakeem

Lagos commissioner official raises concern over cases of divorce

Dr Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef, Lagos State Commissioner for Homes Affairs, has advised couples to tolerate each other in order to reduce cases of divorce in the country.

Divorcee drags ex-husband to court, says she may be pregnant

A divorcee, Aisha Lawal, on Thursday, dragged her husband before a Sharia Court II siting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, saying she may pregnant.

India’s Supreme Court considers women into mosques

India’s Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to consider a petition from a Muslim couple to allow women into mosques.
A 45-year old Nigerian film seller, Alfred Marainerume has explained why he turned a 14-year old girl into a sex slave by sleeping with her for 10 months.

Suspect: Why I turned 14-year old girl into sex slave

A 45-year old Nigerian film seller, Alfred Marainerume, has explained why he turned a 14-year old girl into a sex slave by sleeping with her for 10 months.

Tonto Dikeh’s estranged husband accuses her of forgery, petitions IGP

Mr Olakunle Churchill, the estranged husband of Tonto Dikeh, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammad Adamu, against the controversial actress.

Pregnant woman drags husband to court to know status of union

A 24-year-old pregnant woman, Fatima Salisu, on Thursday dragged her husband, Jibril Umar, before a Sharia court ll sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, to know the status of their union.

My wife frequently beats me – man tells court

Oluwatosin Bakare, an Ibadan-based businessman, on Wednesday told an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court sitting in Mapo, Ibadan, to dissolve his seven-year-old union to his wife, Enitan, because she frequently beats him.
A Lebanese women hold a placards as they participate in a march against marriage before the age of 18, in the capital Beirut on March 2, 2019. (Photo by ANWAR AMRO - AFP)

Hundreds protest against child marriage in Lebanon

Hundreds protested on Saturday in Lebanon against child marriage, demanding lawmakers forbid unions below the age of 18, in a country where some faiths allow girls to be wed at 14.

Jeff Bezos accuses Enquirer of ‘blackmail’ over intimate photos

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Thursday accused the publisher of the National Enquirer of blackmail after it threatened to publish intimate photographs sent by the billionaire to his mistress if he did not cease his investigation into how the newspaper got the pictures.

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