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(2006) JELR 49526 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/K/185/01 ·  15 May 2006 ·  Nigeria
Other Citations
Ibrahim v. Ibrahim (2007) 1 NWLR (Pt.1015) pg.383
Ibrahim v. Ibrahim (2007) 1 NWLR (Pt. 1015) 383
BABA ALKALI BA'ABA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria ABUBAKAR ABDULKADIR JEGA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria

Ratio Decidendi

Core Terms Beta
matrimonial causes act
continuous period
issue no.
presentation of the petition
trial court
dissolution of marriage
lower court
sexual intercourse
credible evidence
dissolution of the marriage
breakdown of the marriage
burden of proof
leading judgment
learned counsel
learned trial judge
only facts
28th april
3rd legs of the petitioner
adequate notice of the hearing of the case
behaviours of the respondent
considered judgment
decision of the high court
decision of the kaduna high court
divorce petition of the appellant
early point
facts of this case
following grounds
following issues
following places
gongola state
honourable court
judgment of the court
matrimonial hostility
no. 8a
notice of appeal
ogun state
oral evidence
respect of issues no.
said brief of argument
such time

OLUKAYODE ARIWOOLA, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an appeal against the decision of the Kaduna High Court delivered on 9th June, 2000 in the divorce petition of the Appellant.

The facts of this case are that, the petitioner, herein after referred to as the Appellant, and the Respondent got married under the Act on 15th December, 1979. The marriage is blessed with four children, three females and one male. Both parties had cohabited in the following places: Military Cantonment, Jalingo, Gongola State; No. 12 Ogunlowo Street, Ikeja, Lagos; Nigeria Army Barracks Alamala, Abeokuta, Ogun State; and Flat 6, Block A, No. 8A, 2nd Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos. The Appellant had taken out a petition at the lower Court against the Respondent herein and sought a decree for the dissolution of the marriage between him and the Respondent. The facts relied upon by the petitioner as constituting the ground leading to the breakdown of the marriage as specified in the petition include mainly:


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