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Woman asks court to dissolve 16-years marriage over adultery, violence

Woman asks court to dissolve 16-years marriage over adultery, violence

For allegedly sleeping with women on their matrimonial bed, Mrs Dorcas Ali, dragged her husband, Wole, before an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Friday to end her 16-year-old marriage. She told the court that her “adulterous’’ husband was also fond of threatening her life. “Whenever I go to vigil in church, my husband brings […]

Court sentences woman to 6 months imprisonment for adultery

Court sentences woman to 6 months imprisonment for adultery

A Gwagwalada Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday sentenced a 32-year-old housewife, Justice Kayode to six months imprisonment for adultery. The court, however, granted the second accused bail in the sum of N200,000. The police charged Kayode, and a civil servant and her alleged partner, Iroghama Charles, 39, both of Chukukun village, Gwagwalada, Abuja, with three counts […]

Police arraign woman, 27, for allegedly confining 4 pregnant girls in Enugu

Police arraign woman, 27, for allegedly confining 4 pregnant girls in Enugu

The Enugu North Magistrates Court, on Friday, granted one Blessing Eze, standing trial over alleged slave trade and unlawful confinement of four pregnant girls, N500,000 bail. Eze, 27, whose address was not provided on the charge sheet, had pleaded not guilty to the two-count offences when the charges were read to her. Following the application […]

Woman docked over alleged unlawful detention of 3 children

Woman docked over alleged unlawful detention of 3 children

A 29-year-old woman, Kemi Mebebejoye, was on Monday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State over alleged unlawful detention of three children. The defendant, whose address was not provided, is being tried for conspiracy and unlawful detention Mebebejoye pleaded not guilty to the charges. The Prosecutor, Insp. Kehinde Olatunde told the […]

Woman seeks divorce over alleged lack of sex, care

Woman seeks divorce over alleged lack of sex, care

A housewife, Maryam Muhammad, on Wednesday, prayed a Shari’a Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna to dissolve her 20-year-old marriage to her husband, Abdulhamid Yakubu. The complainant, a resident of Kontagora road in Kaduna metropolis, told the court that her husband had abandoned her sexually for almost 11 years. “He doesn’t take care of me, […]