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My husband is lazy, he demands money from me – woman tells court

A businesswoman, Rashidat Oladipupo, on Thursday prayed a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, to grant her divorce on grounds that her husband, Kazeem, was lazy and constantly demands money from her.
Veteran Nigerian actor, Zack Orji, says he is saddened by the increasing rate of divorce in the country.

Zack Orji: No marriage is perfect

He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”
Lesotho's Thomas Thabane speaks during an interview with Reuters at State House in the capital Maseru, file. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko-File Photo

Lesotho premier officially resigns in national address

Lesotho's beleaguered prime minister, Thomas Thabane, finally resigned on Tuesday, ending a months-long crisis that engulfed the kingdom after he was accused of having a part in his ex-wife's murder.
Chanel Chin, the ex-queen to the controversial monarch, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has accused the monarch of domestic violence, adding that he even cheated on her with their maid while they were married.

Ex-Queen Chanel accuses Oluwo of domestic violence

Chanel Chin, the ex-queen to the controversial monarch, Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has accused the monarch of domestic violence, adding that he even cheated on her with their maid while they were married.

Grant me divorce, I will pay my husband his N50,000 dowry – woman tells...

A Shari’a Court 11 sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, Kaduna State, recently dissolved a four-year-old marriage between Nasiru Adamu and Maryam Lawal over irreconcilable differences.
Adele, on Thursday, officially called it quits on her marriage to Simon Konecki, as she filed for divorce.

English singer Adele to pay ex-husband half of £144 million fortune

It will cost English singer and songwriter, Adele half of her $180 million (£144 million) fortune to finalise her divorce proceeding with ex Simon Konecki after a judge ruled in her favour to have the divorce proceedings kept private.
It's not the most convenient of cures (Getty Images)

Coronavirus lockdown in UK leads to boom in love affairs

As the coronavirus lockdown in the UK entered its second week, to prevent the spread of coronavirus, an unexpected boom in affairs is being noticed by experts.

Woman seeks divorce over husband’s huge manhood

A 32-year-old virgin has described her wedding night as a nightmare due to the size of her husband’s manhood.

I caught my husband in bed with married woman – woman tells court

I caught my cleric husband red-handed making love with a married woman,” 44-year-old seamstress Rebecca Adeniyi told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday.

Cleric decries high rate of divorce among young couples

A Cleric, Rev. Fr. Felix Nwosu, has decried high rate of divorce among young couples in Nigeria blaming it on lack of understanding and forgiving spirit.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi urges states to enact laws to address rate of divorce

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, has called on state governments to enact laws that would address the worsening rate of divorce and other marital challenges in Nigeria.
Lesotho’s prime minister, Thomas Thabane, and his wife, Maesiah, in Maseru in 2017. Photograph- Samson Motikoe-AFP

Lesotho’s First Lady charged with murdering husband’s first wife

Murder, mystery, suspense and political drama -- the cocktail of events playing out in Lesotho belong in a best-selling thriller.
Queen Elizabeth’s oldest grandchild Peter Phillips and his wife Autumn have separated and will divorce, a spokesman said Tuesday, piling more misery on Britain’s most famous family.

Queen Elizabeth’s grandchild breaks up with Canadian wife

Queen Elizabeth’s oldest grandchild Peter Phillips and his wife Autumn have separated and will divorce, a spokesman said Tuesday, piling more misery on Britain’s most famous family.
Laura Dern, winner of the award for best performance by an actress in a supporting role for “Marriage Story”, poses in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. AP

2020 Oscars: Laura Dern wins best supporting actress for ‘Marriage Story’

Laura Dern’s turn as a steely divorce attorney in “Marriage Story” made the case with Oscar jurors, who completed her awards season sweep by awarding her the best-supporting actress trophy.
Lesotho’s prime minister, Thomas Thabane, and his wife, Maesiah, in Maseru in 2017. Photograph- Samson Motikoe-AFP

Lesotho first lady granted bail over murder charge

Lesotho's first lady was released on bail on Wednesday after she was detained overnight and charged with murder over the killing of her husband's estranged wife.

I do not love my husband of 13 years anymore, I want a divorce...

A housewife, Risikat Ajape, on Wednesday asked an Area Court in Ilorin to dissolve her 13-year-old marriage to husband, Ambali on grounds that she no longer loves him.
The European Parliament ‘overwhelmingly’ approved Britain’s departure terms from the EU with a final vote on Wednesday.

European parliament backs Brexit deal

The Brexit divorce battle which lasted for three and half years is finally set for tough trade negotiations in the year ahead as it departs on Friday.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Only fervent prayers‘ll save Nigeria

To overcome the socio-economic challenges currently facing Nigeria, the immediate past Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has admonished Nigerians to be fervent in prayers and adopt legitimate measures of survival.

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Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

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Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
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Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
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Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.