Why I Want N3.5m Monthly Child Support From Femi Fani-Kayode — Ex-Wife

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode’s estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu, has accused him of beating her up at several occasions including when she was pregnant. Chikwendu, who’s demanding full custody of their four sons, made the allegations in an affidavit she deposed in support of an originating motion brought pursuant to Section 69 of the Child’s Rights Act, 2003. “From the early days of our relationship, the respondent (Fani-Kayode), has always maintained a lifestyle of utter disregard to my feelings. This was evident in the way and manner the respondent assaulted me while pregnant with our first son. The respondent (Fani-Kayode) kicked me severally on my stomach over a petty argument that ensued. It was my friend, Vanessa, who was around at the material time that intervened at the nick of time to save me. I had to leave the respondent’s (Fani-Kayode’s) house a few days after this incident. The respondent (Fani-Kayode) repeated the same act when I was pregnant with tripl

Israel Detains Over 20 Palestinians In Overnight Raids

At least 30 Palestinians have been detained by Israeli forces in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank overnight, according to Palestinian news agency Ma’an.
Occupying forces raided the Suwwana neighbourhood last night in East Jerusalem’s Old City, detaining seven young men. Residents said they believed the detentions were in reaction to clashes at a funeral on Sunday which injured 35 mourners.
In the West Bank, Israeli occupation forces carried out multiple pre-dawn raids of Palestinian homes, detaining numerous men. No reason was given for the arrests. According to the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), soldiers detained eight men from the city of Hebron, claiming one was a “Hamas operative”.
The PPS statement highlighted that Israeli forces also briefly detained a 30-year-old woman from Kafr Qalil in the Nablus district.
Israeli raids in Palestinian towns, villages, and refugee camps are a daily occurrence in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. The UN estimates that the occupying forces carried out a weekly average of 95 search and detention raids over the course of 2016.