My husband Beats Me Before Sex, Woman Tells Court

A housewife, Oluwakemi Patrick, pleaded with an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos State on Tuesday to dissolve her marriage because her husband beats her before making love to her. Oluwakemi, a mother of five, told the court that she could no longer bear the persistent beating before sex by John Patrick, her husband of 17 years. […]


Wife Seeks Divorce Over Husband’s Inability To Provide Food

A housewife, Mrs Hafsat Zakaria, on Friday  sought dissolution of her 16-years marriage over alleged failure by her husband to provide food. Hafsat also told a Sharia Court in Minna that  her husband, Mr Umar Aliyu, was not providing money for general maintenance of their home. “My husband is not living up to his responsibility […]


My Wife Impregnated By Her Lover Five Months After Having A Baby –Husband

An Islamic teacher, Abdulrazak Adeniyi, has accused his wife, Barakat, of child abandonment and adultery, sequel to which he has sued for divorce. Abdulrazak narrated to the court: “Just five months after Barakat gave birth to our first child, I discovered that she stopped breastfeeding the baby without notifying me. “Within a twinkle of an eye, Barakat’s […]


My Wife Is Destructive, Man Seeking Divorce Tells Court

A 53-year-old Festus Ajetunmobi, on Tuesday, asked a Badagry Customary Court in Lagos State to dissolve his 20-year marriage to his wife, Titilayo, alleging that she destroys his property. The petitioner told the court that he was no longer interested in the marriage because of her alleged habitual destruction of household property during misunderstandings. He […]

My Husband Is A Thief, Wife Alleges, Seeks Divorce

A 35- year- old woman, Remilekun Familusi, on Friday, prayed an Abeokuta Customary Court to dissolve her five-year marriage to husband Olayinka, over his alleged stealing habit. She told the court that their five-year marriage was blessed with one child. Remilekun alleged that her estranged husband was a thief, fraudster and had always been declared wanted by […]

My husband Employed Imam To Sleep With Me For 3-Days –Wife

A divorce seeking wife has accused her husband of employing an Islamic preacher to have sex with her for money-making ritual purposes. The woman, Musilimotu Olashuyi, 48, claimed that she introduced her husband, Gbenga Olashuyi, 55, to the unnamed Alfa because she used to frequent his mosque for prayers. She said at some point, the […]

Man Accepts Pastoral Call, Loses 25-year Marriage

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos State on Monday terminated a 25-year marriage, following persistent pleas of the estranged wife that she would go no further in the relationship. Petitioner, Blessing Adeosun, got her wish to end the union, describing her pastor husband as a “deadbeat who is not good in anything.” Blessing, 49, had […]