Toke Makinwa Finally Divorces Maje Ayida and Now Free To Frolic With Other Men

Published 1 year ago by: Daniel Bosai
at 12:20 AM, 6/10/2017 (1 year ago)

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The three-year-old marriage between Toke Makinwa and her estranged husband, Maje Ayida has hit the rocks. An Igbosere High Court in Lagos today dissolved the union, citing husband’s adulterous lifestyle.

Makinwa had on March 9, 2016, asked the court to dissolve the marriage on the grounds that her husband committed adultery.

Justice Morenike Obadina, while delivering judgment held that Ayida filed an answer to the petition but did not give oral evidence in support of it. She said the position of the law was settled as pleadings did not amount to evidence.

“Pleadings on which no evidence was led are deemed abandoned. Therefore, Ayida’s evidence is deemed abandoned.

“The effect being that the petitioner’s evidence is unchallenged and uncontroverted,’’ she ruled.

The judge said the issue of cruelty which the petitioner (Makinwa) relied on was established because of the “mental and emotional stress” she was subjected to by her husband. He said Makinwa had sufficiently proven that the husband committed adultery and continued to flaunt his adulterous relationships even to her face.

“I hold that the marriage has broken down on grounds of intolerable behaviour.

“I hereby pronounce a `Decree Nisi’ dissolving the marriage between Makinwa and Ayida which was administered at the Federal Marriage Registry, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Jan. 15, 2014.
“The order Nisi shall become absolute three months from today unless within that period sufficient cause is shown why it should not be made absolute,” Obadina said.

Makinwa had told the court that her husband committed adultery with his mistress, Anita Solomon, adding that the relationship produced a child. She said since their marriage was contracted, the husband had “behaved in a way she could not reasonably be expected to continue to bear”.

She also said the husband was cruel towards her, adding that their differences became irreconcilable.

NAN also reports that during the trial, the petitioner (Makinwa ) testified in court and tendered some documents including their marriage certificate which were admitted in evidence.

In her testimony, she said that after their marriage was contracted in 2014, cohabitation with her husband ceased on Nov. 8, 2015, without any child from the marriage. She also told the court of an instance where her husband threatened separation and even drafted a separation agreement because she discovered that he bought a ticket for his mistress to travel to London.

The first respondent (Ayida) who replied to the petition when served, however, instructed his counsel, Mr T. O. Lawal, not to continue with the defence. Ayida through his counsel, therefore, foreclosed all evidence. The mistress (Solomon), who is the second respondent, refused to join issues with the petitioner.


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Freeman2020 at 12:34 AM, 6/10/2017 (1 year ago)
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Wonder what is happening to all this ladies. They can't just swallow their pride just for once.
officynero at 03:45 AM, 6/10/2017 (1 year ago)
(1465 | Gistmaniac) (m)

BournIdentity at 04:48 AM, 6/10/2017 (1 year ago)
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Roll Eyes                                                                         
WhaleDog at 06:44 AM, 6/10/2017 (1 year ago)
(1953 | Gistmaniac) (m)

But this lady too dey side gambling with Sugery pot belly daddy romance .Oh plz ! Fornication in nija is like living human and blood , it’s inseparable .

BournIdentity at 06:57 AM, 6/10/2017 (1 year ago)
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NobsmallTin....., marriage counselor indeed., I face front
ruthie at 09:15 AM, 6/10/2017 (1 year ago)
(17510 | Hero) (f)

Quote from: Freeman2020 on 12:34 AM,  6/10/2017
Wonder what is happening to all this ladies. They can't just swallow their pride just for once.
are you serious? swallow what pride..the A*#S cheated...what are you talking about? adultery is bad, dont hype it
ruthie at 09:16 AM, 6/10/2017 (1 year ago)
(17510 | Hero) (f)

end of the road for this marriage... Toke is single and ready to mingle
kixme at 12:17 PM, 6/10/2017 (1 year ago)
(2193 | Gistmaniac) (m)

eeehnnnn na so e happen?? ok


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