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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 strikes out divorce suit

A Jikwoyi Customary Court, Abuja, on Monday struck out a suit filed by a business man, Mr Osita Opara, praying the court to dissolve his marriage on grounds that his wife, Princess, was having extra an marital affair.

Adultery, sex denial crash 10-year-old marriage

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos State on Monday dissolved a 10-year-old marriage of a printer over adultery and denial of sex.

Emir Sanusi recieves fourth wife

HRH Sa’adatu Barkindo Mustapha was brought to the Emir’s palace on Saturday while the traditional Budar Kai ceremony takes place on Sunday.

My husband is fond of going to night clubs, bringing strange women home –...

A housewife, Mrs Olamide Ganiyu, on Friday told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, to dissolve her marriage to husband, Sikiru, because he is fond of going to the night clubs and bringing in strange women to their matrimonial home.

Grant my wife’s divorce prayer, she wants me dead – Man tells court

A businessman, Mr Wahab Lukmon, on Thursday prayed an Egbe-Idumu Customary Court to grant his wife, Olabisi’s request for divorce because she wants him dead.

Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
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ICC confirms charges against Ugandan rebel Dominic Ongwen

The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Appeals Chamber has confirmed the charges against Ugandan rebel leader Dominic Ongwen, dismissing his challenge of the case.

Court remands housewife for allegedly seducing friend’s husband

The Sharia Court II sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, on Tuesday, remanded a housewife, Adama Arabi, who was dragged to the court for allegedly seducing her friend’s husband.

I slept with my brother-in-law thinking it was my husband – woman tells court

A trader, Mrs Kuditat Ajayi, 52, told an Igando Customary Court that she slept with her brother-in-law because she thought he was her husband.
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Same-sex marriage: Methodist Church threatens to sever relations with Church of England

The Methodist Church in Nigeria has threatened to sever relations with the Methodist Church in the United Kingdom over its decision to adopt in principles same sex marriage in the church.
This picture of Jide Macaulay was grabbed on July 13 from Too Gay for God?, a documentary by BBC. BBC-GUARDIAN-SCREENGRAB

Nigerian gay priest in Church of England pushes for marriage with his partner

As a priest, the Church allows Jide Macaulay to be gay. But an outright marriage to his partner is not permitted. He can live with him in a celibate relationship but cannot get married in the church. He risks losing his job in the Church if he does.

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 who accused wife of demanding bribe before sex secures divorce

A mother of four, Risikat Adegboyega, has lost her 16-year-old marriage as an Igando Customary Court in Lagos granted the request of her husband to dissolve the union because she allegedly demands a bribe before sex.

Kano Hisbah arrest four over ‘Facebook’ wedding

Four men have been arrested in the northern Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly carrying out a false marriage on Facebook, which the Islamic enforcement agency said had mocked Islam.

My wife pushed me into adultery – Man tells court

“My wife pushed me into adultery,’’ Mr Bello Abudu, a 42-year-old technician, told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday.

My wife demands ‘bribe’ before sex – Pastor tells court

A 48-year-old pastor, Abayomi Adegboyega, is seeking dissolution of his 16-year-old marriage, alleging that his wife always demands `bribe’ from him before sex.

Court orders housewife to pay ex-husband N20,000 as divorce settlement

A Gudu Grade I Area Court in Abuja has ordered a divorce seeking housewife, Amina Abdulsalam, to pay her estranged husband Sani Abdulraman, N20,000 as a condition for divorce.

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Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.