24 Sep 2018
Genes might contribute to the incidence of divorce rates, a study has revealed. A study published in the journal Psychological Science by Jessica Salvatore and Kenneth Kendler of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Lund University in Sweden, compared children who grew up in a two-parent’ home to those who grew up in divorced homes…
18 Jun 2018
Pastor Fred Odekhian of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Court of His Majesty, yesterday, advised fathers to live responsibly and shun divorce in order to raise morally upright children. Odekhian gave the advice during the commemoration of Fathers’ Day with the theme: ‘Understanding Manhood: Fatherhood’, at Abesan Estate, Ipaja, Lagos State. He said the…
4 Jun 2018
Divorcees are 47 percent more likely to die prematurely, new research suggests.Separating from a spouse increases people's risk of passing away early due to them being more likely to take up smoking and no longer exercising, a study found.
14 May 2018
Pastor Adebola Ogunleye of the Foursquare Gospel Church on Sunday in Lagos said the rate of divorce among Christians was alarming. Delivering a sermon entitled, “Maximizing Godly Impact for the Family”, the cleric said family strife was on the rise and urged brethren to address root causes of marriage problems leading to divorce.
5 May 2018
Meghan Markle enters the British royal family in drastically different circumstances from the last American to join: Wallis Simpson, a name that still sends shivers through Buckingham Palace. Although both US divorcees, the times have changed so dramatically that while Simpson's presence threatened to bring down the monarchy, Markle is seen as a figure who…
13 Apr 2018
Divorce, bereavement and financial hardship age people's brains by around four months and shorten life, new researches suggest. A single 'fateful life event' (FLE), which may also include miscarriages, causes the regions of older men's brains linked to memory, attention and thought to become thinner, a study found. Study author Dr Sean Hatton, from the…
22 Dec 2017
An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Friday dissolved a 20-year-old marriage between Olarenwaju Bammake and Aderonke, after he accused her of making him impotent. Olarenwaju, a 52-year-old businessman, also accused Aderonke of threatening his life and fetish act. Delivering judgment, the president of the court, Mr Akin Akinniyi said the court granted the request…
26 Sep 2017
After months of speculation by fans and denials by the couple, Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh confirmed his divorce to Nigerian actress Damilola Adegbite. In an interview with Bellanaija, Chris Attoh said: "Dami is a wonderful woman and an amazing mother. Despite our differences, she and I will always be friends. So more than anything we…
22 Jul 2017
I listened to a topic recently where the issue of divorce was trashed extensively. Although the topic was about domestic violence, it was interesting to hear some people-adults...
29 Mar 2017
"My husband rapes me in the presence of our children," a 40-year-old trader, Bolanle AbdulKareem told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday.
23 Mar 2017
“My husband killed our baby when he beat the hell out of me three days to my delivery.
21 Mar 2017
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday dissolved the five- year- old marriage between Mr Agada Egwu and Onyowo, over Onyowo’s refusal to consummate the marriage and deserting the matrimonial home.