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Court dissolves three-year-old marriage over alleged deception, laziness

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Tuesday dissolve a three-year-old union between a caterer and mother of one, Bukola Obadipe and her husband, Ayodeji over deception and laziness.

My husband compares me to a pig – woman tells court

A mother of three, Oluwayemisi Ajakaye, on Wednesday sought dissolution of her 12-year-old marriage to husband, Segun, at a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on grounds that he calls (and) compares her to a pig.

My husband stole my N60,000, kept it with a friend who spent it –...

The president, Oja Oba/ Mapo Court C Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State, Chief Ademola Odunade, has pronounced the union between a couple, Oriyomi Aluko and Idowu Aluko, terminated.

Court dissolves 14-year-old marriage over husband’s ‘reckless, flamboyant lifestyle’

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Thursday dissolved a 14-year-old marriage between one Bukola Akinyode and Azeez on grounds of reckless and flamboyant lifestyle.

Cleric identifies causes of rape cases

Pastor Bridget Kolade, a convener of August Girls Assembly and girls advocate, says collapse of marriage, carelessness and civilisation are factors responsible for incessant rape cases in Nigeria.

Court refuses to dissolve 10-year-old marriage

The Karu Upper Area Court sitting in Mararaba, Nasarawa, on Thursday refused to dissolve a 10-year-old marriage brought by Deborah Joseph, for lack of care.

UNFPA: Over one million Nigerian girls still circumcised yearly

The United Nations Population Fund says at least 1, 025, 000 Nigerian girls still face genital circumcision every year.
Jada Pinkett Smith has admitted she did have an affair with singer August Alsina while married to Will Smith.

Jada Pinkett Smith admits she has an affair with rapper August Alsina

Jada Pinkett Smith has admitted she did have an affair with singer August Alsina while married to Will Smith.
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.”
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Italian couples delaying marriage plans until 2021 in wake of virus outbreak

Ilaria Cappuccioni was so enthusiastic about marrying her boyfriend, Sonny Casimirri, that she was the one to pop the question. The couple was originally scheduled to be married next week, but as Italy emerges from the coronavirus pandemic they decided to delay the ceremony until next year.
Amnesty International

Amnesty: Boko Haram, Nigerian military ‘violate children’s rights’

Nigeria must urgently address its failure to protect and provide education to an entire generation of children in the Northeast, a region devastated by years of Boko Haram atrocities and gross violations by the military, Amnesty International warned today in a chilling new report.

Court dissolves six-year-old marriage on grounds of desertion

Justice Jude Okeke of an FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday dissolved the six-year-old marriage between Ann Ogar and Justin on grounds of desertion.
Nigeria is now the 7th most stricken African country by the rampaging invisible coronavirus.

Ghana’s confirmed coronavirus cases top 6,000

The number of COVID-19 cases in Ghana reached 6,096 with 178 new infections confirmed, said the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Wednesday.
Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

Man commits suicide in Abia

A 50-year-old man, identified as Chukwudi Maduka has allegedly committed suicide at Umuezu-Ore Umuana village in the Uhuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State.
Cycling legend Sir Bradley Wiggins and his wife Cath are separating after 16 years of marriage.

Olympic Cycling legend and wife dump 16-year old marriage

Cycling legend Sir Bradley Wiggins and his wife Cath are separating after 16 years of marriage.
American actor and producer, Brian Austin Green, has confirmed his split from actress Megan Fox after nearly 10 years of marriage and three children together.

Brian Austin, Megan Fox end 10-year old marriage

American actor and producer Brian Austin Green has confirmed his split from actress Megan Fox after nearly 10 years of marriage and three children together.
Edith Okowa

Delta governor’s wife tasks couples on marriage

Dame Edith Okowa, wife of Delta State governor and founder of 05 Initiative, has stressed the need for couples to allow God’s blessing to manifest in their marriages by continually renewing the bond of love for each other.
Two Indonesian brothers have been arrested for allegedly murdering their 16-year-old sister over accusations of extramarital sex, police said Tuesday, a killing for which they could face execution if convicted

Brothers kill 16-year-old sister for having sex with relative

Two Indonesian brothers have been arrested for allegedly murdering their 16-year-old sister over accusations of extramarital sex, police said Tuesday, a killing for which they could face execution if convicted.

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FUTA suspends student who ‘hacked’ Premium Times website

The Federal University of Technology, Akure, (FUTA) has suspended a student, Mr Afolabi Emmanuel, for allegedly hacking the website of Premium Times, an online news publication.
Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta says that the club will announce on Thursday that a deal has been struck to sign Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United permanently.

Giuseppe Marotta: Inter set to announce Alexis Sanchez signing shortly

Inter CEO Giuseppe Marotta says that the club will announce on Thursday that a deal has been struck to sign Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United permanently.
Microsoft is now allowing Windows 10 users to run Android apps side by side with Windows applications on a PC. It’s part of a new feature in Your Phone, and it builds upon the mirroring that Microsoft’s Your Phone app already provides.

Microsoft integrates Android apps into Windows 10

Microsoft is now allowing Windows 10 users to run Android apps side by side with Windows applications on a PC. It’s part of a new feature in Your Phone, and it builds upon the mirroring that Microsoft’s Your Phone app already provides. You can now access a list of Android apps in Microsoft’s Your Phone app and launch these mobile apps accordingly. These will run in a separate window outside of the Your Phone app, mirrored from your phone.
Louis Saha has expressed his belief that Jadon Sancho would be a good fit for Manchester United, describing the Borussia Dortmund star as a deadly performer in the final third.

Borussia Dortmund deny Jadon Sancho transfer talks with Manchester United

Borussia Dortmund have denied holding any transfer talks with Manchester United over Jadon Sancho, casting further doubt on a move back to England for the star winger.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue governor denies leaving PDP

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has denied claims that he would decamp from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC) or any other political party.