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Return my virginity, good health – Woman tells husband

A 28-year-old woman, Toriola Suliat on Wednesday told her husband, Toriola Lateef, that she would only consent to his request for the dissolution of their marriage if he returns her virginity and good health, as she was two years ago before the union.

Pastor ends marriage over wife’s refusal to go for deliverance

A 44-year-old Pastor Omotilewa Oke on Monday secured a divorce at an Igando Customary Court in Lagos, over his wife’s refusal to go for deliverance.

Herdsman beheads girlfriend in Ekiti

There was panic in Ilasa Ekiti in Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State where a herdsman hacked his girlfriend to death.

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.
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Why I abandoned my matrimonial home – Ex-Governor Chime’s wife

The estranged wife of former governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State, Clara, on Monday told an FCT High Court Apo that she left her matrimonial home for fear of her life.

How my husband had sex with mentally deranged woman – wife tells court

A 36-year-old divorce-seeking wife, Amaka Nwafor, has told an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court that her husband, Friday Nwafor, was having sexual relations with a mentally deranged woman he helped to seek deliverance.
Nigeria Police

Mother of three arrested for staging own kidnap

A 36-year-old mother of three, Chizoba Ogbonna, have been arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, in Abriba-Ohafia area of Abia State, for staging her own kidnapping.
LGBT refugees living in Kenya stand behind a rainbow flag as they protest against their treatment by authorities, outside an office of the UN refugee agency UNHCR in Nairobi on May 17, 2019.

Kenyan court upholds ban on same-sex relations

The Kenyan High Court on Friday handed down a landmark ruling banning same-sex relations in what gender activists called “a blow to human rights.”

Hearing in ex-President Obasanjo’s son divorce suit stalled

The inability of Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to serve his estranged wife a copy of their divorce petition has stalled the proceedings at an Ikeja High Court in Lagos.

My wife denies me sex over my micro penis – Pastor tells court

Pastor Samson Farounbi, has told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, in Ibadan, that the small size of his penis made his estranged wife to deny him sex for a long period.

Taiwan legalises same sex marriage, first in Asia

In what has been touted as the first in Asia, Taiwan’s parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to pass watered-down legislation.

Man in court for allegedly posting girlfriend’s pictures, calling her names on Facebook

A 40-year-old man, Ibrahim Arowolo, who allegedly posted his girlfriend’s pictures on Facebook without her consent and called her unprintable names, on Thursday appeared in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Groom-to-be dies on eve of wedding

A cruel fate has shattered the wedding dream of a young man, Yahaya Abdul, after he was found dead on the eve of his marriage.

Anambra government to establish sickle cell clinics

Following the passage of the bill for the control and eradication of sickle cell anaemia into law in Anambra State, the state government may in no distant time commence the establishment of sickle clinics in all the 21 local government areas as well as general hospitals across the state.

Kano government pays N30 million as dowry for 1500 brides

The Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has on Sunday, paid the sum of thirty million naira, (N30m), for the dowry of one thousand, five hundred brides, (1500), chosen across 44 local government areas in the state.

Islamic scholar: Why Kano government must postpone mass wedding

A renowned Kano-based Islamic Scholar Sheik Aliyu Yunus has advised Kano state government to postpone its planned mass wedding of 1,500 couples slated for today, (Sunday).
King Maha Vajiralongkorn was crowned on Saturday afternoon

In Pictures: Thailand’s Maha Vajiralongkorn crowned

To the boom of cannons, pipes and chants, King Maha Vajiralongkorn was crowned Saturday in a ceremony governed by centuries-old rituals, vowing a righteous reign and calling for “national security” and “happiness” in a remarkable display of royal power.

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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Return my virginity, good health – Woman tells husband

A 28-year-old woman, Toriola Suliat on Wednesday told her husband, Toriola Lateef, that she would only consent to his request for the dissolution of their marriage if he returns her virginity and good health, as she was two years ago before the union.

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