Court dissolves university lecturer’s marriage

A Plateau State High Court on Monday dissolved the marriage of a university lecturer, Evelyn Iyah, over her husband’s alleged cruelty and incessant violence. Ms. Iyah, on March 10, 2016 petitioned the court through her counsel, G. O. Izere, to dissolve her marriage with Iyah, because he had “lost his desire to love me”. She further accused him More...

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By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

How dreaded native doctor died on top of a prostitute in Imo brothel

A popular native doctor in the South East, Mr Lambert Osigwe, has reportedly died on top of a commercial sex worker, identified as Onyinye Nwosu in Anara town, Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, Eyewitness More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

How four promising children drown in Abuja on Saturday

Galadimawa community, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory, was on Saturday thrown into mourning mood after four children were found drowned in Danko River located in the settlement. The identities of the affected More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Sex Scandal: I regret sleeping with Pastor Johnson Suleiman – Stephanie Otobo

Less than 24 hours after she regained her freedom, Miss Stephanie Otobo, the controversial Canadian singer and alleged mistress of the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman,  on Friday More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Man rapes 13-year-old boy in Kano

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Thursday remanded a 30-year-old labourer in prison custody for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old boy. Chief Magistrate Fatima Adamu ruled that Muntari Aliyu should remain More...

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

I caught my wife having sex with her “ex-boyfriend” on our matrimonial bed, angry husband tells court

A barber, Gbenga Akinade, on Friday at an Ibadan Grade C Customary Court, secured the dissolution of his six-year-old marriage on grounds of infidelity. Gbenga had told the court that his wife, Busayo, had sex More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, February 10th, 2017

Husband seeks divorce over constant beatings received from wife

Mr Oluwatimilehin Oyewole, an Ibadan-based travel agent, on Friday requested a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his four-year-old marriage. His reason for seeking marriage dissolution was what he described More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Police arraign man for defiling 9-yr old neighbour, gets N.2m bail

The Nigeria Police on Wednesday arraigned a 28-year-old man, Chikaodiri Agwu, before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling a minor Agwu, a resident of Ajakaiye Street on Onipetesi More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Why we separated estranged couples in 23-yr-old marriage–Court

An Agodi Customary Court sitting in Ibadan on Tuesday dissolved a 23-year-old marriage between one Saudat Oladiti and her husband, Isiaka. The court which cited evident lack of care held that the marriage had More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 30th, 2017

Asaba court slams human trafficker 7-yr jail term

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and other Related Matters (NAPTIP) has secured the conviction of a 37 years old man identified as Ikechukwu Nwabuike at the Federal High Court in Asaba. Ikechukwu More...