A Lagos Island Customary Court on Thursday dissolved the marriage between Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike, and his wife, Emma over alleged incessant battery.
According to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria, Emma, a teacher, had on July 13, 2015 approached the court to dissolve the 14-year-old marriage between her and Emeka.
The Court President, Mr Awos Awosola, said that from the evidence before the court, it was obvious that the marriage was beyond redemption.
“Emeka, who has been begging to be reconciled with his wife, has not made any effort towards the reconciliation.
“The marriage is hereby dissolved with effect from March 2, in accordance with the Lagos State Customary Court Law, 2011; Order 3 Rule 7 as amended.
“Any party that is not satisfied with the judgment has the right to appeal to any court of higher jurisdiction within 30 days from today,’’
The Court President, Mr Awos Awosola, said that from the evidence before the court, it was obvious that the marriage was beyond …
Oyo Empire reached its climax in 18th
century, unfortunately, it began declining towards the end of the century.
Political struggle between Alaafin Abiodun and Oyo Mesi over the policy thrust
of a peaceful diplomacy against military adventurism of Oyo Mesi for the Empire
led to the gradual disintegration of the empire. Although, there were many open
confrontations between some political leaders and Alaafin Abiodun, even there
was a revolt, in which Alaafin defeated his opponents. We should also remember
that Alaafin Abiodun had just ridden Oyo of Basorun Gaa’s intransigence and
notoriety. Regardless of Alaafin’s military successes, no respite for the
empire, rather an intractable constitutional crisis had been created, as years
rolled by, crisis from it hastened the fall of Oyo Empire. After the death of
Alaafin Abiodun, the internal crisis in Oyo took a new dimension as the
succession rate to the throne was so high, the situation created political
instability that weakened the stool …