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 marriage had broken down irretrievably. President of the court, Mr Ademola Odunade, in its judgment, however, ordered that two out of the More...

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

By Bar and Bench On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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14-year-old girl speaks on how she was kidnapped, drugged and coerced to become suicide bomber

A 14-year-old female suspected suicide bomber has revealed that Boko Haram leaders chose her to detonate an improvised explosive device in Maiduguri because she refused to get married to their members in Sambisa More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Court threatens hubby with jail term if he comes near his wife for 12 months

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court has threatened to jail a father of three, Mr Jonathan Emoghase if he attempted to come close let alone assault his wife in the next 12 months. The magistrate court gave the warning More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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My wife commits adultery with my typist, husband tells court

An Ibadan Customary Court sitting in Agodi, on Friday dissolved a fruitful marriage blessed with seven children over adultery. The court held that the marriage had broken down irretrievably. The affected couple More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Police arraign couple, five others for stealing one-year-old baby

A couple, Chizoba Ike Nwate, 35 and Ike Nwatemole, 40, was on Monday arraigned before an Ebute-Metta Magistrates’ Court in Oyingbo, for stealing a day- old baby. The couple was charged by the police with five More...