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My wife denied me sex for 16 years – Cleric tells court

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An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday, approached a customs court in Igando in Lagos to end his 40-year marriage to his wife, Halimatu, for allegedly denying sex and threatening his life.

Salami told the court that his wife and mother of eight children had denied their marriage rights by failing to fulfill their conjugal duties. “My wife who sleeps, eats my food and drinks my water has been depriving me of sex for 16 years.

“She will not even let me touch her or make love to her.” The petitioner said that his wife often fought him over small problems. “My marriage to Halimatu has been turbulent and full of fights and fights; I do not have peace of mind. ”

The 59-year-old man also accused his wife of threatening to kill him. “Another cleric who lives with me told me that my wife was after my life, that she gave him amulets to put in my food.

“There was a day when she wanted to stab me with a broken bottle, but because of the quick intervention of my friend, who came in that moment and picked up the bottle from her.”

The bitter petitioner also alleged that his wife put his children against him, and that he once ordered his firstborn son to beat him. “My son beat me mercilessly and broke my clothes to pieces with the consent of my wife,” he said.

Salami claimed that Halimatu surrendered his daughters in marriage without his knowledge and consent, and that he had never met any of his sons-in-law. He said his wife was behind the property he inherited from his late father.

“My father’s property belongs only to me, my wife and my children can not inherit my father’s property, but they can only inherit my property.

“My wife is struggling to take over my father’s property from me, claiming it belongs to her and the children.

“Later I bought a land in her name so that she and the children could have that as their inheritance, but she went to the owners asking them to sell the land and give her the money.”

He begged the court to end the marriage so he can have peace, live a lot and enjoy life. The respondent, however, admitted denying sex to her husband.

“I was sick in a moment and when I recovered from my illness, my husband refused to sleep with me, saying that I am a crazy woman.

“He left and he married another woman without my knowledge and when he later wanted to sleep with me, I refused.” The 52-year-old merchant denied having ordered his son to beat her husband.

“My husband and our son had a misunderstanding and our son hit him, I never ordered him to do it,” he said. She also denied giving charm to someone to kill her husband and also said that she never tried to stab him with a bottle.

Halimatu rejected claims that she tried to sell the land her husband bought her. She agreed to the dissolution of their marriage saying that she was no longer interested.

The president of the court, Mr. Adeniyi Koledoye, urged the couple to keep the peace. Koledoye suspended the case until August 20 for a trial to be issued, reports NAN.

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Buhari approves new appointment

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President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that It will replace Captain Muthar Usman. Until his appointment, Nuhu was the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

He is an airline pilot, security expert, leading quality control auditor, and artificial intelligence expert. Nuhu has a master’s degree. Bachelor of Business in Aviation and was in the Presidential Air Fleet as Captain and security officer.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that He also worked at Nigeria Airways, Aero Contractors and Petrowest, among other organizations.

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Declare state of emergency on education – CLO tells Gov Emmanuel

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The Civil Liberties Organization, a chapter of the state of Akwa Ibom, has asked Governor Udom Emmanuel to declare a state of emergency in the state’s education sector.

The president of CLO in the state, Franklyn Isong, said this in his office in Uyo, the state capital while informing journalists as part of activities to commemorate World Teachers’ Day with the theme “Young teachers: the future of the profession.”

He said the need became necessary to stop the serious decomposition of infrastructure and insecurity in state public schools.

Isong criticized the content of the education presentation recently organized by the state government, describing it as “urbanized” and not with the intention of capturing the deep crisis that was shaking the sector in the state.

He said: “It is worrisome and sad that most public schools in some communities in Akwa Ibom state are in ruins, insecure and left to the destiny of the communities without government attention.

“All that is needed is for the Governor to take bold steps by declaring a state of emergency in the education sector to build more classroom blocks in rural and urban schools, provide good infrastructure such as science equipment, libraries, laboratories, as well as review the education curriculum to ensure a better and safe future for children in the state of Akwa Ibom. ”

He thanked the state government for tameing the right to basic education of the Akwa Ibom child in free and compulsory education and urged the state government to do what is necessary.

“The right to basic education of all Nigerian children, as enshrined in the Child Rights Act of 2003 in Article 15 (1), had been tamed under the Akwa Ibom State Child Rights Act, to ensure that every child in the State of Akwa Ibom the right to compulsory, free and qualitative basic education. ”

Isong added that; “In the Fundamental Principles and Directives of State Policy, as set out in Chapter 2, Section 13 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), the government has the responsibility to ensure that the education of Nigerian children be free and qualitative. ”

He also urged the government to address the numerous complaints of delays in the payment of pensions and unpaid tips to relatives of late elementary school teachers with delays in 1991 and to provide an improved social assistance package for teachers in public schools throughout the state.

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We will attack DSTV, MTN, Shoprite, Stanbic IBTC, others if they don’t leave Nigeria – Yoruba youths

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After the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and Nigerian companies in South Africa, the Oodua Youth Coalition, OYC, has granted South African companies and businesses seven ultimata to leave Nigeria.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that the group president, Oluyi Akintade Tayo, the refusal of the interested parties to give in to the notice of resignation will mean death.

While expressing disappointment at the attitude of South Africans against Nigerians living and working in South Africa, particularly what they described as the continued silence of the South African government on development, the group emphasized that during the apartheid era, which was the time Difficult of In the rainbow country, Nigeria was firm with them.

The statement says: “Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC), the most crucial youth group in Nigeria that projects and protects the Yoruba nation in the country, is sad and angry because South Africans, with the support of the country’s authorities, are coordinating the looting and burning of Nigerian businesses and mutilations and murders of our brothers and fathers on earth.

“It is unfortunate that South Africa, which under the apartheid regime had the support and solidarity of the Nigerians and the government while the white supremacists reigned supreme, is now turning to inflict physical and psychological pain and injury to the people whose parents committed great harm.” part of wages and profits and the community to end the apartheid reign.

“The circulating video in which Mr. Bongani Mkongi, the Vice Minister of Police of South Africa, defended the attacks against Nigerians and other Africans confirmed our previous fear and doubts about the guilt of the South African authorities. It is disconcerting that the country whose former leader, the late Nelson Mandela, recognized Nigeria’s efforts to elevate the South African-led government, is expelling other Africans, mostly Nigerians, energetically and with shame.

“We have tolerated the excesses of these South Africans whose businesses have prospered in Nigeria without any physical and psychological attack. For months, the coalition has written several letters to the South African consulate in Nigeria requesting meetings to chart a way forward and find a lasting solution for these unfortunate and barbaric incidents that have still been ignored or have run into a brick wall.

“OYC, after an emergency meeting, has concluded plans to, as a matter of urgency, attack all South African companies and facilities in Nigeria, especially in the southwest region of the country. DSTV, MTN, SHOPRITE, STANBIC IBTC, and other outlets are our goals.

“Therefore, we give these South African companies a maximum of seven days to leave Nigeria or forget them, since our coalition, with other groups and comrades throughout the country, will attack them and burn them to ashes,” reads the notice.

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