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MR. GRANT KAYODE YANKEY v. FLORENCE AUSTIN

(2020) JELR 87121 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/954/2016  •  18 Mar 2020  •  Nigeria

Coram
MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA JCA UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU JCA JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR JCA

Judgement

UGOCHUKWU ANTHONY OGAKWU, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the beginning, they were man and wife. It was his second marriage. The first wife had died in childbirth. So he married again. There was turbulence in the union. Their ship of marriage could not stay afloat in the stormy waters of matrimony. She commenced proceedings for the dissolution of the marriage in the Family Court Division, of the District Court of the Fourth Judicial District, County of Hennepin, State of Minnesota, United States of America. The marriage had lost its saltiness. It had become tasteless; the saltiness could not be restored. There was no longer light in the marriage; it had become the eyes of darkness. So, he did not contest the dissolution of the marriage. They entered into a Marital Termination Agreement, which in the Nigerian Judicial lingo will be termed Terms of Settlement. The Court entered judgment in terms of the Marital Termination Agreement. There was no plenary trial, no evidence w…

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