Fake DSS officer nabbed in Taraba

July 3, 2020 Andrew Ojih 0

The Taraba state command of the Department of State Security Service, (DSS) on Friday paraded a 45-year-old Ishaya Adamu Jonathan for defrauding people in Gombe, Adamawa and Taraba states, claiming he is a very senior officer of the service. The Taraba state director of DSS, Alhaji Bashir Abubakar, while briefing newsmen in Jalingo, the state capital said Ishaya Adamu Jonathan was Read More

Divorce: Okagbare’s husband opens up, exposes Blessing

April 28, 2020 Admin III 0

Former Super Eagles player Jude Ighoteguonor, who is the estranged husband of Nigerian sprinter and Olympic silver medalist, Blessing Okagbare, has spoken of their divorce saga. Ighoteguonor, who, according to the Guardian, said he had moved on, debunked earlier report that he was seeking N100 million naira from the sprinter  who had filed for divorce. The former Eagles player, who Read More

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Denying wives access to healthcare, an offence – Clerics

February 25, 2020 Admin III 0

Bauchi Some Islamic scholars in Bauchi state have said that any husband who fails to shoulder the healthcare needs of his family, especially pregnant women and nursing mothers has committed an offence that could invalidate the marriage.  The Islamic scholars who are members of the state Social and Behavior Change Advocacy Core Group (SBC-ACG) made the remark on a live Read More

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Domestic violence: When ‘for better, for worse’ becomes deadly

February 8, 2020 Admin III 0

“For better, for worse” is part of the marital vows exchanged by about-to-be wedded couples before a ‘man of God’ and before a congregation. However, with the rising cases of domestic violence and intolerance among couples including murder of spouses in different parts of the country on a daily basis, it is evident that obeying this vow is becoming a Read More

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Letter to Opera News, an online media

January 30, 2020 Admin III 0

Journalism is a noble profession and its standard should not be degraded by any media outfit that operates as online, electronic or print media. Your news story on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, with a title: “Divorce our marriage or I will kill my husband”, carried the picture of a lady who is yet to get married as the picture of Read More

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Popular footballer dumps wife, dates niece

December 30, 2019 Admin III 0

Brazilian striker Hulk has got over his break-up with ex-wife Iran Angelo de Souza… by starting a relationship with their niece. Hulk and Iran broke up in July, ending their 12-year marriage. Now the 33-year-old Shanghai SIPG forward has started dating Iran’s niece Camila. A representative of the former Brazil ace confirmed the relationship to Brazilian website UOL Esporte, claiming Read More

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72-year-old Lagos retiree loses marriage for starving wife of sex

December 10, 2019 Admin III 0

A 72-year-old retiree, Mr Funsho Amos, has lost his marriage for starving his wife of sex for three years. An Igando Customary Court, in Lagos, Tuesday granted the request of Mrs Ayo Amos, seeking dissolution of her union to Funsho on grounds of sex starvation and irreconcilable differences. The court president, Mr Adeniyi Koledoye, while delivering the judgment, said it Read More

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Why my marriage crashed – Popular Nollywood actor ‘opens up’

September 15, 2019 Admin III 0

Nollywood actor, Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh,  popularly known as Ken Erics has opened up on why his marraige ended. The actor said, “I don’t want to talk about this at all. People should believe what they want to believe. Lies don’t last. The truth will come out pretty soon. “Roping me with Rachel Okonkwo is another stupid thing to do. It Read More

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I’m ready to give marriage a second chance – Toke

August 7, 2019 Admin III 0

Nigerian radio personality, television host, vlogger, lifestyle entrepreneur and author Toke Makinwa has taken to her social media handle to express her readiness to give marriage a second chance. The media personality’s 18-month-old marriage to Maje Ayida collapsed in 2015, after he impregnated his ex-girlfriend, Anita Solomon. Their marriage which was contracted in January 2014, was annulled by the Igbosere High Read More

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Dangote gives out Nasarawa gov daughter’s hand in marriage

August 5, 2019 Admin III 0

President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote at the weekend gave out the hand of the daughter of Nasarawa state governor in marriage. The wedding fatiha of Fatima Abdullahi Sule and Abdulkareem Usman was held in Gudi, the home town of Governor Abdullahi Sule. The marriage was conducted by the Chief Imam of Gudi, Sheik Mohammed Surajo, who prayed for Read More

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Finally, Nicki Minaj is set for marriage

July 30, 2019 Admin III 0

Nicki Minaj and her boyfriend took a big step toward the altar, because we’ve learned the couple just got a marriage license in Los Angeles, although it’s all on the down low. Sources with knowledge tell TMZ … Nicki and Kenneth Petty took a trip together to the Bev Hills Courthouse Monday. Witnesses say they saw Nicki and her boo Read More

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Simi opens up on why she married Adekunle Gold

June 28, 2019 Admin III 0

Singer and songwriter Simi has spoken on why she tied the knot with her beau Adekunle Gold. The studio Brat said she walked down the aisle with the ”Kelegbe Megbe” crooner because she wanted to wear all his clothes and never give them back. Simi who spoke via her Instagram page said: “only reason I got married was so I Read More

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Nollywood actor ‘lures’ Genevieve for marriage

June 26, 2019 Admin III 0

Controversial actor, Uche Maduagwu, appears to have poured salt into injury as he called on Nollywood legend, Genevieve Nnaji to marry him as he is very romantic. Maduagwu is known for always insulting fellow actors and actresses who misbehaved. He took to him Instagram page on Tuesday to call out Nnaji, who is a single mother, for marriage, saying he Read More

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Man allegedly assaults wife for demanding money for family upkeep

January 8, 2019 Admin III 0

A 33-year-old man, Jones Okweshine, charged with beating his wife, was yesterday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The accused, who resides at Ogba, Lagos, is facing two counts of failure to provide the basic needs of his family and assault. Okweshine, with no stated occupation, however, denied committing the offences. The Magistrate, Mrs. B.O. Osunsanmi, granted the accused Read More

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Court didn’t close down Ikoyi marriage registry-FG

May 18, 2018 Admin III 0

The federal government has faulted claims by the Lagos State Government that a Federal High Court had shut down the Ikoyi marriage registry, insisting that the report was false. The Ministry of Interior said that the court presided over by Justice Chuka Obiozor simply upheld the judgment of a Federal High Court delivered in 2002 which was not appealed. It Read More

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Court dissolves 21-year-old marriage over adultery

May 12, 2018 Admin III 0

  A 21-year-old marriage between a Lagos-based Pastor, Joshua Ibeneme and his wife, Uzoamaka, has been dissolved by an Igando Customary Court in Lagos, on grounds of adultery. After several mediations by the court and family intervention failed, the court, therefore, dissolved the relationship as requested by the petitioner. Mr Akin Akinniyi, the court president, who delivered the judgment, said Read More

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Pregnant wife seeks divorce over sex

March 27, 2018 Admin III 0

A pregnant woman, Lauratu Abdullahi, 30, has asked a Sharia Court at Magajin Gari in Kaduna state to dissolve her marriage because her husband had not been performing his sexual duties to her. Mrs. Abdullahi also told the court that her husband, Yahya Tanko, was always assaulting her and was also not providing for her. The mother of five told Read More

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Balance your marriage, career

December 2, 2017 Admin III 0

By Bisi Adewale As a man, you need to learn to live a balanced life; coordinating your life in such a way that you will be a good husband, a wonderful father and a successful professional. You can’t afford to fail in any of these areas. So, a balanced life is non-negotiable. You must not live a lopsided life like Read More

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Must every woman get married?

November 18, 2017 Admin III 0

I have pondered a lot on this topic and today I decided to write on it. Maybe because of the pressure I get as a young woman or maybe because I am an educated woman, matured enough to know what she wants. To my question, must every woman get married? In this part of the world, why is it that Read More