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Governor-elect in search of First Lady takes new wife

UNKNOWN to many, the success of a governorship candidate in the just concluded elections threw up a completely new challenge for him and members of his family. Although the governor-elect was married to a couple of women at the time he won the election, he considered none of them befitting …

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Bride price in Eastern Nigeria: Facts, myths

Planning to marry an Igbo lady, then forget everything they told you that you can’t afford to marry an Igbo lady because most of these things are lies. In actual truth, the Igbo traditional engagement list for marriage is not as overwhelming as people usually paint it. If your fiancée …

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Court orders woman to pay back N500 bride price

A Sharia Court in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Tuesday ordered a 39-year-old woman, Esther Morris, to pay back her estranged husband, Tajudden Musa, 46, N500 paid as bride price. The judge, Dahiru Lawal, terminated the 11-year-old marriage and ordered both parties in company of the court’s personnel to go …

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‘My wife doesn’t sleep with me’

The President, Mapo Customary Court, Ibadan, Oyo State, Chief Ademola Odunade, at the weekend dissolved a seven-year-old marriage on the grounds of sex-starvation. The petitioner, Mr. Wahab Olabanmiji, sought dissolution of his marriage because his wife, Tawakalitu, denied him sex. Odunade said the marriage was dissolved because the estranged couple …

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