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My husband is ‘prayerless,’ divorce us – woman tells court

A housewife, Shamsiya Muhammad, on Wednesday begged a a Sharia Court II sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, to dissolve her marriage with Sani Adamu over his refusal to pray.

Traditional ruler loses as appeal court resettles evicted herders

A court of appeal sitting in Dutse, Jigawa State, on Tuesday set aside a judgement delivered by an upper Sharia court evicting herders from their settlement.

Woman drags husband to court for starving her of sex

A housewife, Talatu, on Monday, dragged her husband, Nasiru Sulaiman, before a Sharia Court II, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, seeking legal divorce saying she has been sexually starved for five years.

70-year-old man asks court to compel ex-wife to return bride price

A 70-year-old man, Ahmadu Abdullahi, on Tuesday, prayed a Sharia Court ll, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, to order his former wife, Magajiya Abubakar, to return the N30,000 he paid as bride price.

Woman files for divorce because her husband is too kind

A woman in the United Arab Emirates, UAE, is seeking a divorce from her husband of one year for being too kind and showing ‘extreme love’.

Woman seeks divorce from ‘gentleman, lovey-dovey’ husband

A woman in the United Arab Emirates is seeking to divorce her husband because he has choked her with extreme love. The fawning husband cooked, cleaned, swept and loved his wife passionately and completely. He also showered her with gifts.

Court orders wife to return carpet, mattress to husband

A Sharia Court in Kaduna on Tuesday ordered a housewife, Hauwa’u Zailani, to return the carpet and mattress she received as part of her dowry from her former, Akilu Yakubu.

Housewife drags ex-husband to court, seeks N1.1 million for daughter’s upkeep

A housewife, Hurera Usman, on Thursday dragged her former husband before a Sharia Court II, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna state, seeking N1.1 million as upkeep allowance for daughter for 18 years.

Housewife drags ex-husband to court over N37,000 debt

A housewife, Maryam Aliyu of Bashama road, Tudun Wada, Kaduna, on Tuesday dragged her ex-husband, Sani Ahmed, to a Sharia Court II, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna, over N37,000 debt owed her.

Man asks court to order ex-fiancée, parents to return N140,000 spent during courtship

A middle-aged man, Mohammad Tahir, on Friday, prayed a Sharia Court ll sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna state, to order his former fiancée, Maryam Isiyaku, and her mother Rabi Muhammad, to pay back the N140,000 he spent during courtship.

Court dissolves five-year-old marriage over lack of respect

A Sharia court, sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, on Thursday the five-year-old marriage between Talatu Muhammad, 30, and Ishaka Usman, over lack of respect for her parents and consistent quarrel.

Court orders defendant seeking inheritance to produce documents on paternity

A Sharia Court ll sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Thursday ordered a man, Rabo Adamu, to produce documents in court that will show that he was the son of late Adamu Audu, who died in 2012.

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.

Court remands businesswoman for defamation, biting friend

A Sharia Court II in Magajin Gari, Kaduna, on Tuesday, remanded a businesswoman, Zainab Muhammad of Kano Road, Kaduna, for biting her friend on the finger and calling her derogatory names.

Court remands woman for calling neighbour ‘prostitute’

A Sharia Court in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Tuesday ordered that a woman, Karima Hama, be remanded in prison for calling her neighbour a “prostitute”.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders woman to pay back N500 bride price

A Sharia Court I sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Tuesday ordered a 39-year-old woman, Esther Morris, to pay back her estranged husband, Tajudden Musa, 46, N500 paid as bride price.

My husband calls me a prostitute – Woman tells court

A 55-year-old housewife, Hama Aliyu of Sabon Gayan village, Kaduna State, on Monday dragged her husband, Dahiru Musa, before a Sharia court l, Magajin Gari, for allegedly calling her a commercial sex worker.

I no longer love my husband – Woman tells court

A housewife, Mariam Sadiq, has approached a Sharia Court in Minna seeking the dissolution of her marriage because she no longer love her husband.

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