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My husband turns me into a punching bag, whenever I ask him for money, wife tells court

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An Ilorin Area Court granted divorce to a couple, Aminat and Mustapha Abdullahi on Thursday, after five years of been married.

The court said the constant battering of the woman by the estranged husband was a major plank on which the judgment was based.

The petitioner, a resident of Gambari area of Ilorin, told the court that their marriage which was contracted in 2012, had produced one child.

She said that her husband always beat her at the slightest provocation, adding “he failed as a father to take care of his child and me.

She also said, “My husband beats me whenever I ask for money for food and I cannot continue with an irresponsible man who did not care for me and the child.

“My Lord, I want an end to this union because I do not love him again.”

She urged the court to grant her the custody of the child and also compel the ex-husband to be responsible for the school fees and feeding of the child.

She said her husband borrowed N32,000 from her and asked the court to help her to collect the money.

The husband, who was represented by his counsel, Mr Abdullahi Jimba, said he had his authority to accede to the dissolution of the marriage and also agreed to pay for school fees and feeding of the child.

He, however, told the court that he was not aware of the issue of debt and asked for another date for the hearing on the debt.

In his judgment, the judge, Mr Abdulkadri Ibrahim, dissolved the union and adjourned the case until Nov. 7 for hearing of the debt claim.

Source: (NAN)

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Shehu Sani Condemns Shooting Of #EndSARS Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

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Shehu Sani Condemns Shooting Of #EndSARS Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

Shehu Sani

Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has condemned the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos by soldiers.

A team of armed soldiers had stormed the Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday evening– where a series of protests had held peacefully – and fired live bullets at a crowd of youths there.

Also Read: Sanwo-Olu Blames Shooting Of Lekki Protesters On ‘Forces Beyond His Control’

Reacting to the development, the former lawmaker in a series of tweets described the use of force against peaceful protesters as a desecration of Nigeria’s democracy and sacrilege against the constitution.

In another post, he expressed that Lekki will be known as a paradise drenched in the blood of protesters.

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Reveal Soldiers Who Shot At Lekki #EndSARS Protesters, NBA Tells Military

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Reveal Soldiers Who Shot At Lekki #EndSARS Protesters, NBA Tells Military

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The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has condemned the shocking shooting of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos.

NBA President, Olumide Akpata, faulted the incident in a statement personally signed by him on Tuesday night.

This is coming following the shooting of protesters by military men in Lagos on Tuesday night following the curfew imposed by the Lagos State Government.

Also Read: Sanwo-Olu Blames Shooting Of Lekki Protesters On ‘Forces Beyond His Control’

“The Military High command is hereby requested to immediately identify and name the officers involved in this gross professional misconduct for immediate prosecution and dismissal in line with extant laws,” Akpata said.

He added, “The NBA shall immediately commence legal proceedings at all relevant fora – both locally and internationally – against the Nigerian Military and other relevant authorities, on behalf of the families of the victims, for abuse of power, disregard of rules of engagement and the infringement of the fundamental rights (including the right to life) of the affected citizens.”

Akpata explained that given the degenerating nature of the crisis, an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee of the NBA would be convened within the next 48 hours.

Akpata stated that the aim of the meeting is to review the state of the nation and take other appropriate steps to decisively deal with the situation and prevent Nigeria from further going adrift.

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#EndSARS: You Won’t Escape – Fani-Kayode Tells Buhari, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, Over Lekki Shootings

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End SARS: You Won’t Escape – Fani-Kayode Tells Buhari, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, Over Lekki Killings

Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State.

Fani-Kayode in his statement noted that people involved in the killing of Nigerians will not escape the punishment of God.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Ekiti state government declares 24-hour curfew

On Tuesday night, men of the Nigerian army opened fire at the protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, leaving many injured.

He wrote:

“For the blood that Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu, and Osinbajo spilled in Lekki today there will be consequences.

“They will pay a heavy price. Lagos is my home. I was born there. I grew up there. These are my people. You will NEVER escape divine retribution, God’s vengeance, and God’s judgment.”

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