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Is proxy marriage legal in Nigeria . ?
We later saw in Lagos and I want to recover the balance of my money. Am consulting you for legal advice. Advice me.
We have been okay until June after I delivered my daughter he started to act funny and was threatening to get physical with me even for very irrelevant issues, he has done that a few things in our marriage. On one occasion my mum and his dad were around and a little agreement ensued between us and in front of them he said "you will pay for this" kind of threaten my life, he later went ahead to text my dad that he was no longer interested in our marriage for no just reason, he actions were questionable. Days later things got worse he was acting irratic like he was going to hurt me, for fear of my life I kind of escaped to my parents house with my daughter who was about 1 month and half this was on the 15th of July 2016.. My family made efforts to resolve the issue but he wasn't ready to and he even dragged his family along on his decision and the father was solidly behind him that the marriage should come to an end for no reasonable reason. Since then till now he hasn't asked about his daughter or even sent one dime, presently a lady who I have always know as his colleague has moved into my home with my husband, I just never knew he was having an affair and this lady is using my properties and all my things, my neighbors keep seeing her even tie my wrapper. Before this I went to back to my home to discover my husband has changed all the locks. I am a nursing mother and for now I am not working yet and he left responsibility of this child on me alone.. Mind you the house and properties in it we both together, I paid the house rent and both my own quotes, and he has his things too even my personal belonging and that of my daughter is all there.. What can I do legal about this situation??? What can I sue him for? How can I enforce his taken care of his child responsibility? Especially as a legal wife.... Is this a case of bigamy? Or what exactly? Or is there nothing the law can do for me as he has gone against the oath of the marriage under act. Thanks my legal friends.. I will pick my law as soon as I get a satisfactory response so we Commerce work ASAP. God bless
Partiality in allocation of federal government landed property by presidential implementation committee on the sale of govt houses in lagos.
Sometime in 2006,my husband(of blessed memory) obtained expression of interest form for the the 2 bedroom flat where we have lived for 23 years, after the govt advertised the sale of its properties for legal sitting tenants . thereafter,he filled the form and obtained a #10000 bank draft which is the required fee for proof of expression of interest.once he was through with the process, he proceeded to the lagos state liaison office of the committee at oyikan abayomi drive,ikoyi on September 9 of that same year along with a letter of introduction signed by his then commander,acknowledging him as the occupant of the said property;and submitted all the required documents.
About six(6) months later,on the 27th of march 2007;he took part in the FHA house verification exercise which was conducted at festac.he paid the sum of #5000 for the verification and was issued a receipt to that effect.Thereafter,he was issued an acknowledgement slip after returning the verification form attached with the dopist slip,letter of allocation,receipt of payment and deed of assignment.follwing the successful completion of the verification,it was indicated in the verification slip that his deed of sublease was being processed.
Fast forward to 2012,when the list of allotees was published,my husband's name was replaced with my neighbour's who equally is an occupant in the said 2bedroom flat.As a matter of fact;we occupy one bedroom and the sitting room while he has the other room and the kitchen,my husband was his senior in rank and number of years in service, and lastly we came into occupation of the said property in 1993 while he occupied his around 1998.
Following the realisation of this perceived injustice on the part of the committee,I was advised by concerned individuals to visit the committee's head office in abuja.Due to paucity of funds,I couldn't go immediately. It was 2 years later, in 2014 I took my son there and informed them of the anomaly. Upon getting there,we explained the discrepancy to the lady in charge,following which she searched for the file containing the list of those who expressed interest in the property. surprisingly, we found my husband's name written in ink instead of typed as is the case with other occupants in the block of 16 flats.after this discovery,i was directed to write a letter to the head of the committee detailing all these,this I did and received a stamped copy.
In june of the same year, being five months after we filed the petition, I called the lady to ask about their decision on the matter,and I was informed my husband made an error in the expression of interest form which I view as inconsequential.The only error he made while filling the form was where he wrote 2003 instead of 2006 when he filled and submitted the form.
I am aware the committee engages in shady deals in order to make extra money from the sale of these properties which number over twenty.it is on this backdrop that my neighbour sensing my husband is late,went behind to bribe the committee in order that my husbands name can be replaced with his.
As I write this,he has issued me and my 7 kids a notice to quit by end of September and I have no where to go since I'm yet to get my late husband's insurance claim.i have a shop close to where I live and that's me and my kid's only source of livelihood.As a matter of fact,of the 5 widows in my neighborhood, I am the only one experiencing this injustice,as others have been issued their offer of leasehold letters.Also,the said neighbour has a house that is near completion and has been transfered out of the state leaving his wife and 3 kids behind.I on the other hand have 7 kids and a grand child to cater for.
What do you think,seeing as my husband is entitled to this property on the basis of seniority and preoccupation;and not the flimsy excuse of the minor error he made on the form,as this is inconsequential? what is important is the fact that he expressed interest in the property when it was advertised(2006),paid the required fee as proof of his expression of interest, and the Nigeria police deducts his monthly rent from his salary from 1993 to 2011 when he passed on.
I sent a petition to the directorate for Citizen's Right,lagos state ministry of justice following which a letter was given to me to deliver to the presidential implementation committee's liaison office at ikoyi.It will be 2 weeks by Monday since I submitted the letter.I'm about to go to the office of the public defender so I can get a lawyer because I'm not satisfied with the lackadaisical attitude of the guys at the directorate for Citizen's Right.please advise me accordingly, this injustice shouldn't see the light of the day.
I have a lady who sue me to court because of my two kids. i met mother of kids in Oct 2012 while she advice me to get accommodation far from my parent. we both rent 2 bedroom flat in MOWE area and we are unmarried due to dating married men and receiving calls alot from married men. she gave birth to a son in Dec 2013 while i lost my Job in july 2013. she told me she want to go back to her parent house while i didnt allow her to take my son with her to her parent house, after she left i got another job within a week she left. she couldnt endure 3months i lost my job. i told her ve gotten anoda job while she also told me she's prgnant for me for second baby. i still did my normal responbility on both kids and her. latter discover my son is HIV positive while am negative, her mother also did the test when she was pregnant discovered she's positive. i slept hospital for almost 3 months to make sure my son is ok and also discovered he's having tuberculoses also stay in hospital for 2 months to make sure he's ok. presently he's having Whooping cough which am trying my best with both prayers and money to make sure he's ok. for second baby i make sure she took HIV drugs given to her after birth, to make sure she's. everyday i always go to my wife parent place to look after my baby girl to know her welfare and her drugs is taking everyday. the mother of my kids weak point is that she does not have time for my baby girl by going out for Shows(music) coming late hour and her attitude toward me is bad. Now she went to welfare to make complain that i took the baby girl which i did because i want her to be with me and also sue me to court. Kindly advise me what should i do?
I've done a declaration and newspaper publishing of the change of my name. All my documents are having my previous name but I decided to use the new name for anything I'm doing after the change of name.
Now I want to register for masters degree but my certificates are carrying my previous name but I choose to use the new name on my masters degree certificate.
What should I do?
My now husband wishes to adopt my daughter. Assuming the biological father consents what obsticles are forseeable with my ex-husband, if any? Can he object? Will he be notified by the court? Is this a fairly "straight forward" proceeding?
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