Man wants 20-year-old marriage dissolved over wife’s alleged tantrum

A 53-year-old Festus Ajetunmobi, on Tuesday, asked a Badagry Customary Court in Lagos State to dissolve his 20-year-old marriage to his wife, Titilayo, alleging that she destroys his property. The petitioner told the court that he was no longer interested in the marriage because of her alleged habitual destruction of household property during a misunderstanding. He said that he wanted to put an end to the relationship that was blessed with four children. “My lord, I have to leave my house and rented another apartment to save my life from…

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Man loses 10-year marriage for sleeping with maid

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday dissolved the 10-year marriage between Mrs Florence Anyasi and her husband, Stanley Anyasi, over infidelity. The court president, Mr Akin Akinniyi, while delivering the judgment said that all efforts to reconcile the couple had failed. “Since both parties consented to the dissolution of their marriage, this court has no choice than to dissolve the marriage. “The court hereby pronounces the marriage between Mrs Florence Anyasi and Mr Stanley Anyasi dissolved today. “Both of you henceforth cease to be husband and wife, each…

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Understanding Marriage

The Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary describes the word “Understanding” as “knowledge about a subject, situation, etc, or about how something works.” It is also “a positive, honest, sympathetic relationship between two people or groups.” It is equally “an informal agreement between people.” Again, it is “the ability to know how someone else is feeling or what the person’s situation is and can forgive the person if the person does something wrong.” From the above explanations, it is right to say that the word MISUNDERSTANDING means that someone “missed to understand.”…

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Marriage will soon become unfashionable—-Charlyboy

Charly Boy

Maverick showbiz maestro and activist,Charles Oputa,aka Charlyboy, says marriage union will soon become unfashionable alleging that most men were not prepared for commitment and responsibilities. The ‘Areafada’, as he is popularly called by fans, stated this on Friday on his Instagram handle: areafada1, while reacting to the social media frenzy on Celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji’s pregnancy. He wrote: “Marriage very soon will no longer be fashionable, because most people can’t cope. “Most young men are just looking for someone to pay their bills,as most good men are already taken. “A…

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Don’t fight against God in marriage

Marriage is not man’s idea but God’s idea. Therefore, attempting to play in the marital institution without complying with God’s word, which is the operating manual can be likened to attempting to operate a brand new car outside the prescriptions of the manufacturer’s manual. There are bound to be problems. Failure to comply with God’s instruction in marriage simply implies fighting against God, which is a very miserable suicidal mission. Using sexual immorality as a means to obtain wedding ceremony and marriage is a sin against God. “Marriage is honourable…

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NGO takes girl-child education campaign to Zamfara communities

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), based in Zamfara State, ‘Save the Children,’ has taken its campaign on child protection and the fight against the poor girlchild school enrolment to rural communities. The organisation, which is being supported by Lifestep Project (LSP) from Canada, would train 40 households from the six selected villages in the state towards ensuring the protection of children and equipping the knowledge of community members on how to reduce the risk of abuse of children in their areas. Speaking at the community dialogue meeting with media and other…

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