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Wife seeks divorce over alleged malfunctioning of husband’s manhood

A 32-year-old woman, Kate Ude, has prayed an FCT High Court, Jabi, to dissolve her four-year-old marriage to her husband, Michael Ude, over malfunctioning of his manhood.

My husband refused to take a second wife, please separate us – Woman tells...

A 35-year-old housewife, Rasheedat Zubairu, on Monday prayed an Ilorin Area Court, to dissolve her 17 years marriage to Kehinde Zubairu, over barrenness.

Man drags University of Ilorin ex-vice-chancellors, others to court over ‘abduction’ of wife

A complainant, Mr. Abubakar Abdulkareem, has dragged former vice-chancellors of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede and Prof. Abdulganiyu Ambali; Chief Imam of the school, Prof. Abdulganiyu Oladosu, and 13 lecturers from the institution before a magistrates’ court in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.

I am trying to sue my ex-husband – Tonto Dikeh

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, says she is trying to drag her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, to court.

TV presenter jailed three years for teaching out-of-wedlock sex

A talk show host in Egypt has been jailed for three years after voicing support for single mothers.

My husband doesn’t feed me – Woman tells court

A housewife, Fatima Muazu, on Tuesday begged a Minna Sharia Court to dissolve her marriage to Hassan Danshalele for an alleged constant beating.

I caught my prophet husband with several women – Wife tells court

A 39 year old prophetess, Mrs Olubunmi Jegede, told an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court, that her husband, a prophet, in 2008 committed adultery with five women in their church.

My husband is lazy, separate us – Woman tells court

A Customary Court in Mapo, Ibadan, on Tuesday, dissolved a 21-year-old marriage between one Ibrahim Tajudeen and his wife Idowu over laziness and irresponsibility.

Kogi director hangs self over unpaid 11 months’ salary arrears

A director in the Kogi State civil service, Mr. Edward Soje, whose wife recently gave birth to a set of triplets after 17 years of marriage, has committed suicide in Lokoja, the state capital, following the non-payment of his 11 months salaries by the state government.

Monarch advises parents against early marriage of female children

A first class traditional ruler in Nasarawa State, Dr Ayuba Audu, has advised parents against early marriage of their female children to enable them acquire quality education.

Female authors urge parents to support girl-child education

The Association of Nigerian Female Authors, Niger chapter, ‎has appealed to parents in the state to support the girl-child education to enable the girls harness their potential and contribute to national development.

Court dissolves 8-yr-old marriage in Ibadan over infidelity

Mr Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Friday dissolved the eight-year-old marriage between one Temitope Osunbote, and her husband, Elijah, over infidelity.

My husband threatened to stab, kill me with scissors – Woman tells court

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday dissolved the seven years marriage between one Omolara and Abiodun Ojeyemi over attempted scissors attack.

Legal Aid Council in Kano receives 23 cases in one month – official

The Coordinator of the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, Kano State Chapter, Alhaji Abubakar Umar, said on Tuesday in Kano that the council received 23 cases in the month of September, the highest in the year.

Pastor seeks divorce with wife after 25 years

A pastor, Bernard Towoju, who says he cannot tolerate his wife’s ill-nature and troubles, on Wednesday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, seeking the dissolution of their marriage of 25 years.

Man sent to prison for posting lover’s nude pictures on internet

Police prosecutor, Cyriacus Osugi, informed the court in charge No. L/50/2017 that the accused committed the alleged offence on 22 August, 2017 at Badore area of Ajah, Lagos.

My wife appears and disappears using wonder-working powers – Man tells court

“My wife is a witch, she appears and disappears using her wonder-working powers,” 58-year-old businessman, Olarenwaju Moruf, told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday.

My wife didn’t say she was married, had baby – Man tells court

A middle-aged man, Olawuyi Williams, on Wednesday, asked a court in Ilorin to dissolve his marriage to his wife, Janet Olawuyi, “because of her lying habit.”

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