Adultery: Court dissolves 7-year-old marriage, docks Romeo Pastor

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday dissolved seven-year-old marriage between Omolara and her husband, Abiodun Ojeyemi, for adulterous lifestyle. Omolara had petitioned the court to dissolve the union over alleged threat to her life. The President of the court, Chief Ademola Odunade, held that the society was fast undergoing an unprecedented More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, November 3rd, 2017

How unwilling wife kills 15 in-laws in failed attempt to free self from husband

The police have arrested a wife, Aasia Bibi, after allegedly killing 15 of her in-laws in a botched bid to poison the man she had been ordered to marry in Pakistan. Aasia from Muzaffargarh in the southwestern Punjab More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 26th, 2017

How a 52-yr–old father serially raped own daughter for five years—Police

The police on Wednesday narrated before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court how a 52-year-old man, Paul Akpederi serially raped own daughter at any time convenient for him between 2012 and 2017. The police, in a count More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Why I want to divorce my wife, carpenter tells court

A carpenter, Saheed Oyepeju has requested Ile Tuntun Customary Court sitting in Mapo, Ibadan in Oyo State to terminate his 16-year-old marriage to his wife, Toyin, a hairdresser on the account that she is a pathological More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Oyo court terminates 20-year-old marriage over threat to life

An Oyo State Customary Court sitting in Mapo, Ibadan, on Tuesday, terminated a 20-year-old marriage between one Iyabo and her husband, Mukaila Akinpelu, over threat to life. That was after the court held that the More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Abia court dissolves 19-month old marriage over sex starvation, abandonment

A Customary Court in Aba South Local Government Area of Abia has dissolved the marriage between one Juliet Igwe and her husband, Chibuzo. The court cited abandonment of responsibilities and irreconcilable differences More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Family Dispute: How a 39-yr old housewife conspired with suspected cultists to murder her husband—Police

The Osun State Police Command on Monday said it had arrested a 39-year-old housewife, Mrs Omotola Salawudeen, who allegedly conspired with suspected cultists to kill her husband with a knife. Police Commissioner More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 9th, 2017

Stay attractive in the bedroom, by Charles Ighele

Over the years, I have had cause to visit some couples in their homes and I never liked the way some of them dressed at home. Imagine a man and the wife welcoming me to their home, with the man either tying a wrapper, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

How I caught my 50-yr old lover defiling my 15-month-old baby in Bayelsa—Ms Blessing

Men of Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested a 50-year-old man, Oku Ekanem after he was caught defiling his lover’s 15-month-old baby in Swali, Yenagoa, the state capital. Oku was allegedly caught in the More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Armageddon: Delta clergyman in trouble for allegedly raping housewife

A clergyman and General Overseer of a new generation church (name withheld) in Asaba, Delta State is in trouble and presently in the police net. The ‘Man of God’ ran into trouble after he allegedly raped a More...